Statesville Christian School

The mission of Statesville Christian School is to train students, in partnership with families, to think, live, love, and lead as Christians through programs of academic excellence based upon a biblical worldview.
Simply put, SCS seeks to send out a generation of Christians who are armed with academic knowledge and Biblical truth to face a world that has become increasingly antagonistic to the teachings of the Bible and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Where compromise is the mantra of the day, we seek to send out students unashamed of the gospel and armed to not only survive but thrive in our world through the Lord's grace and wisdom.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,300
  • Acceptance rate: 89%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Statesville Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
280 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Statesville Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP Language
Average SAT score
(Out of 1600)
Classroom Dress Code
Varies according to age

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
K $5950 1-5 $7950 6-8 $8700 9-12 $9700
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Dionne Stutts



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Culinary Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Interact Club, National Honor Society (NHS), Quiz Bowl Team, Sisters of Service, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Worship Team

School Notes

  • Statesville Christian School wasestablished in 1994 as a grassroots, independent, interdenominational Christian school by a group of families who felt called by God to start a school where academic excellence is the standard and where all teaching is founded on a Biblical worldview.The school opened its doors in 1995 with nearly sixty students in K-4th grade, and today, serves grades K-12 and has an enrollment of over 300. SCS is fully accreditedby the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), AdvancEd, and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Our alumni attend colleges and universities across the state and country, including Elon, Liberty, University of Alabama, Lenoir-Rhyne, NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, Auburn, Davidson, Duke and more.
  • As a discipleship school, SCSpartners with parents in the academic, spiritual and physical training of their students, and therefore,requiresthat at least one parent be a professing believer in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. God's Word tells us that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of all knowledge and wisdom. It stands to reason that an education that excludes God is incomplete at best. Therefore, SCS embraces every opportunity to incorporate God's Word and Biblical truth into everything we do. A phrase often uttered on our premises is that we are unashamedly Christian, and it's a part of our very DNA! This is a foundational part of our school and something beyond contestation. All families are in agreement with this before a partnership with the family is forged.
  • Likewise, SCS also believes that thegreatest teachersin the life of any child are mom and dad. It is our desire to reinforce the teachings of the parents and to have the parents reinforce the teachings of SCS. Some of the greatest learning that takes place happens around the dinner table following the question "What did you talk about at school today ". It is the belief at SCS that education should be inclusive of parents to be truly effective. The partnership between the home, the school, and the church forms the foundation and future of our unique school culture. Our school aspires to raise up Christian leaders who will engage our culture with positive responses to the pressing challenges which face our country and our world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Statesville Christian School cost?
Statesville Christian School's tuition is approximately $7,300 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Statesville Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Statesville Christian School is 89%, which is higher than the national average of 87%.
What sports does Statesville Christian School offer?
Statesville Christian School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Statesville Christian School's ranking?
Statesville Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Statesville Christian School?
The application deadline for Statesville Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
Statesville Christian School is a great investment in your child. The same Christian values that we teach at home are re-enforced at school. Great teachers who care about your child and responsible administrators. This is the best thing you can do for your child. Enroll today, you will be glad you did.
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Statesville Christian School became our school in 2012. The experience has been incredible! My son has grown into a confident young man who is grounded in his faith and academically prepared for more instruction. The teachers are caring and loving to the kids. The curriculum is challenging which encourages the students to reach for higher goals. The current administration is the strongest leadership we have experienced. If you are looking for a new school, please plan to visit SCS!!
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The school has been a tremendous blessing in our life. The academic preparedness and spiritual climate are unparalleled. Recently, one of the most well known lifetime educators and a man of impeccable historical character as a Christian, Dr. Barry Redmond recently took the helm at the school as the Head. The school is in great hands and will only get even better.
- Posted by
Great school, with challenging academic program, designed to prepare students for future. I''d highly recommend, if you are looking for a school with strong Christian values, with a biblical world view. Teachers are great, they work with the students, and ratios allow more engagement. Don't pick this school if your child is not a fan of studying and homework, as it's not the amount, it's the challenging curriculum.
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Moved to Statesville, NC because of Statesville Christian School. Kids have flourished academically, spiritually and socially at the school. I never have a concern about how they''re being challenged, loved, prayed for and led. The passion is about preparing tomorrow's Christian leaders and what passion the new Head of School, Mark Earwood has in this area. Check it out for yourself.
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best school in the world the teacher and students all love u like a family highly recommended
- Posted by
SCS is an excellent, Christ-centered school. Students are challenged academically, but supported by teachers. The staff is wonderful and truly care about each other and the students. I have two students there and the love it! Just an overall wonderful environment.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,300
  • Acceptance rate: 89%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $9,760 for elementary schools and $10,664 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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