Thank you for your interest in Great River Christian School. We are honored that you are taking the time to learn about Great River Christian School – a truly magical place.

Early Ed (Preschool & Kindergarten)

Responding to the desires of area families, we offer three programs:  a 1/2 day Pre-school program for 3 & 4-yr. olds that serves as the perfect introduction for our proven and respected Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs.

1st Grade Shown Above (Mrs. Graber)
Grade School (Grades 1st thru 6th)

Offering standard classes from 1st to 6th grade ranging from Math, Science, Reading, Music, Gym, and several other subjects.  Students have a homeroom style learning and we use Bob Jones University curriculum and Houghton Mifflin math.

Jr High Algebra Shown Above (Mrs. Doud)
High School (Grades 7th thru 12th)

Offering not only core subjects (Math, Grammar, etc) but a variety of elective choices from Computer Science/Programming to Foods class.  Students well prepared for life choices after high school (college prep).

Complete our Online Inquiry Form to let us know that you
are interested in Ed School
You may contact us or we will contact you after we receive the form to answer any questions and offer a tour!
You can visit our business office to fill out an application
Attend our optional back to school night and first day of school.

Frequently asked questions

All Lower Junior classes are taught predominantly by their form teachers and teaching assistants within their own classrooms. The exceptions are Games, French, ICT, library and music, all of which are taught by specialist staff.
What is your student to teacher ratio?

Our Pre-K class is limited to twelve students with one teacher. Kindergarten through 6th grades have a limit of fifteen students per teacher, and 7th-12th grades are limited to twenty students per teacher.

Do we have to belong to a certain church to enroll?

No, GRCS is a non-denominational school and church attendance is not required (but is encouraged). Our student body currently represents approximately 30 area churches.

How can I find out more about the school?

We strongly encourage you to call the school office at 319-753-2255 and set up a time to stop by and visit/tour the school. We would be happy to answer your questions.

What grades do you offer?

We offer Pre-K (3-year-olds) through 12th grade.

How much is tuition?

Please see our separate section (below) on tuition costs.

What curriculum do you follow?

We use Bob Jones University curriculum in grades K-12th. We use A Beka and Bob Jones University Jolly Phonics in Preschool. We use Houghton Mifflin math for grades Kindergarten-8th, and we use primarily Saxon math for high school.

Great River Christian School Tuition Rates
Tuition per child for Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-School) students
ScheduleAnnual9 Month Payment Plan
K3 (Half Day) Tues, Thurs$1,040.00$115.56
K3 (Half Day) Mon, Wed, Fri$1,615.00$179.45
K4 (Half Day) Mon - Fri$3,050.00$338.89
K4 (Full Day) Mon - Fri$3,920.00$435.56
Tuition for full-time students (K - 12th Grades)
ScheduleAnnual10 Month
12 Month
1 Full Time Student$4,836.00$483.60$403.00
2 Full Time Students$6,599.00$659.90$549.92
3 Full Time Students$8,310.00$831.00$692.50
4 Full Time Students$9,960.00$996.00$830.00
More than 4 StudentsAdd $864.00 per additional student