You're invited to review our most recent Annual Report >
Our 2016-2017 curriculum is linked here >
Our fall 2016 School Report Card >
Enrollment as of the first
day of school, 2016-2017
540 in grades K-8
93% retention rate
||Number of teachers: 51
Avg years of teaching experience:15.5
Avg years of experience at WCGS: 10.2
Teachers with M.A. and beyond: 45.1%
All teachers are committed Christians who annually
reaffirm their agreement to the Declaration of Faith.
|Where do our
19% West Chicago
10% Glen Ellyn
7% Carol Stream
5% St. Charles
+22 Other suburbs
|Average class size:||
18.2, Grades K-5
25.6, Grades 6-8
Class of 2016 profile:
There were 87 graduates in the class of 2016, the largest number in our school's history.
67% of our 2016 graduates enrolled at Wheaton Academy (Christian High School, West Chicago).
|How do our students compare?
Wheaton Christian Grammar School students have historically demonstrated very strong achievement test performance with both the Stanford Achievement Tests (used until 2011), and more recently with the TerraNova 3 (used since 2012). Our median for 2016 was 93-8: outstanding. Our median scores (total battery) over the past two decades have been 85-7, 86-7, or 87-7. Most years, 65-70 percent of our students have been in the above average to superior range. Read more >
Tuition and fees
Half-day Kdg. $ 5,890
Full-day Kdg. and grades 1–5 $ 10,330
Grades 6–8 $ 10,930
Follow link to more detailed tuition information.
Full-day Kindergarten - Grade 8, 8:50 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
(Exceptions noted on school calendar.)
Half-day Kindergarten, 8:50 - Noon
Spanish and French for 8th grade begin at 7:45 a.m., M/T/Th/F
Extended Care available, 7:45 - 8:40 a.m and 3:30 - 5:45 p.m.
Boys' and Girls' Soccer, Boys' and Girls' Basketball, Boys' and Girls' Volleyball, Coed Cross Country, and Coed Track. WCGS participates in the Suburban West Athletic Conference.
The one-page summary calendar for 2016-17 is linked here >
The one-page summary calendar for 2017-18 is linked here >
|First day of school:
||August 18, 2016
August 22, 2017
|Christmas break:||December 22, 2017 - January 5, 2018|
|Spring break:||March 27, 2017 - March 31, 2017
March 26, 2018 - April 2, 2018
|Last day of school:||June 2, 2017
June 5, 2018
Follow link for school appearance code. (Revised July, 2016)
Ninety percent of our annual budget comes from tuition dollars. The remaining 10 percent comes from donations of school families and friends of the school. Need-based financial aid is available.