Christ School

500 Christ School Road,
Asheville, NC 28704
Tel: (800) 422-3212
Gr: (Boarding) 8-12 | 260 students
"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..."

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Christ School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12 8-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1900 1908
Campus Size 500 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 260 students 300 students
% Students of Color 7% 18%
% International Students 11% 20%
% Students Boarding 75% 67%
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1400 - 1800 -
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 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 57% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $11 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$44,370 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,545 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 42% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $15,000 $19,000
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% 58%
Director of Admissions Garrison Conner  
Associate Director of Admissions Eric Thorp '01  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 15
AP 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 European History
AP French AP Latin
AP Music Theory AP Physics B
AP Spanish Language AP Statistics
AP U.S. Government and Politics AP U.S. History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 11 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 9 24
ExtracurricularsBBQ Club, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Polar Bear Club, Senior Proctors, Ski/Snowboard Team, Trap and Skeet, Triple Threat Club, Young Republicans

College Matriculation

Year: 2009-2011 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
UNC- Chapel Hill 12
Wofford College 8
Hampden-Sydney College 5
University of South Carolina 5
Duke University 3
Wake Forest University 3
Carnegie Mellon University 2
Texas Christian University 2
Virginia Tech 2
Harvard University 1

School Notes:

  • LD types supported: Yes
  • School accreditations: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS),Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) & Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Asheville School (10.1 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AshevilleAsheville School
     
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC28806
    (828) 254-6345
    10.1 mi | 285 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Rabun GapRabun Gap-Nacoochee School
     
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA30568
    706-746-7720
    61.4 mi | 405 students | Gr. 5-12
  • Tallulah FallsTallulah Falls School
     
    PO Box 249
    Tallulah FallsGA30573
    706-754-0400
    71.5 mi | 425 students | Gr. 6-12
  • SeymourThe King's Academy
     
    202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN37865
    (865)573-8321
    75.7 mi | 508 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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