Christ School

500 Christ School Road
Asheville, NC 28704
Tel: 8286846232
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 291 students
"Christ School, an all-boys college preparatory school located in Asheville, NC and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, is known for educating boys through its fourfold philosophy: I) Academics II) Athletics III) Community Service IV) Spiritual Development...".

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Christ School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12 9-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1900 1910
Campus Size 500 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 291 students 295 students
% Students of Color
13%
20%
% International Students
8%
20%
% Students Boarding
70%
68%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1020 - 1340 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Monthly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Shirt and Tie )
Casual
Average Class Size 11 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 16 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
57%
68%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $17 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$48,100 $50,475
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$25,550 $28,200
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $15,000 $22,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Dec. 15 / Feb. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate
69%
57%
Director of AdmissionsGarrison Conner
Associate Director of AdmissionsEric Thorp '01

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 16 16
CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English LIterature, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics C, AP Physics I, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 18 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 42 23
ExtracurricularsAdmissions Ambassadors, Barbecue Club, Big Brother Program, Chess Club, Choir, Christ School Blood Drive, Community Service Club, Debate, Drama Club, Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Galax Leaf(Newspaper), Gun Club, Health Adventure, International Club, Intramurals, Judiciary Committee, Kayaking, Merit Program, Movie Club, Music, National Honor Society, Polar Bear Club, Prefects, Public speaking,

College Matriculation

Year: 2010 - 2015 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
UNC- Chapel Hill 23
Clemson Univerity 12
University of South Carolina 10
North Carolina State University 8
Wake Forest University 6
Duke University 5
Harvard University 2
United States Military Academy at West Point 2
University of Virginia 2
Vanderbilt University 2
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Christ School, an all-boys college preparatory school affiliated with the Episcopal Church, is known for educating boys through its fourfold philosophy: I) Academics II) Athletics III) Community Service IV) Spiritual Development
  • We provide strong college preparation for boys of average to above-average intelligence. Our hallmarks include small classes (11 students); AP and honors courses in all subjects; extensive extracurricular opportunities; and an outstanding faculty.
  • The nationally recognized Outdoor Program utilizes our 500-acre campus and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • The successful athletic program features 17 teams in 11 sports, assuring places for all boys.
  • Graduates attend leading national universities.
  • Affiliated with the Episcopal Church, we serve boys of all faiths.
  • School accreditations: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS),Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) & Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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