Pella Christian Grade School is a wonderful place for students to develop their God-given gifts for a life of service in God's kingdom.
Our school strives to teach about our world from a Biblical perspective.
Pella Christian Grade School offers a Spanish Immersion option for children in preschool through eighth grade. Spanish Immersion helps children become bilingual, as students learn all core subjects in Spanish.
Playing, working, and praising God together, students are expected to accomplish academic goals, to respect authority and each other, and increase in their love for their Creator and His world.
God continues to bless our school with committed teachers, talented volunteers, and financial gifts.
Explore our website to learn more about our school.
The school's mission statement is "Proclaiming the Lordship of Jesus Christ in all spheres of life and learning, Pella Christian Grade School, together with the parents, provides excellent academic training rooted in God's infallible Word, challenging students to develop their individual God-given gifts for a life of service in God's kingdom."

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 529 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Pella Christian Grade School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for:

Category
Attribute
School History
School Resources

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, ESL, Reading and Math Support Services
Year Founded
1912
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1993, 1994

Student Body

Total Students
529 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Pella Christian Grade School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Endowment Size
$5.5 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
LEGO Club
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Pella Christian Grade School offer?

Pella Christian Grade School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.

What is Pella Christian Grade School's ranking?

Pella Christian Grade School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Iowa for: Largest student body, Oldest founding date and Largest endowments.

When is the application deadline for Pella Christian Grade School?

The application deadline for Pella Christian Grade School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Pella Christian Grade School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
No School - Spring Break
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
No School - Spring Break
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
No School - Spring Break
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
No School - Spring Break
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)
No School - Spring Break
March 17, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
We love PCGS! We love that our children are in a place where they are being taught the Word of God daily and being rooted and grounded in truth while they are not in our home, all while receiving top-notch academics. We are so thankful for this school and its teachers.
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5  
My 5 children have attended Pella Christian Grade School. The teachers cared about them as individuals. They were challenged to grow academically and spiritually.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 529 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,733 for elementary schools and $9,208 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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