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Monte Vista Christian School
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  • Private, Boarding, Christian (General)
  • WATSONVILLE, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$125
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$17,950
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$58,500
Received Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid
$1,500
From Monte Vista Christian School

We believe our school has something to offer you won’t find elsewhere, and we’re delighted you’re considering Monte Vista Christian School.

At MVC, learners are supported and guided as they discover what inspires and interests them. Our IB framework emphasizes inquiry-based learning, which teaches learners to think critically and consider multiple approaches when problem solving. Our electives, equestrian program, extracurriculars, and athletics allow learners to explore new material and possible career paths. With a curriculum and community where Christ is kept at the center, our graduates leave us prepared for college and to be of service to their communities.

Friendships, faculty mentoring, a rigorous curriculum, and resolute values all foster the most important things you could give your child - an excellent education, a desire to serve through leadership, and the confidence that comes with being seen, known, and valued.

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Monte Vista Christian School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1230
157 responses
Average ACT
28
23 responses

International Baccalaureate World School

academic spotlight

Monte Vista Christian School is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Diploma Program (Grade 11-12)and the Middle Years Program (Grade 6-10). IB is an international organization that provides a highly respected educational framework that unifies learning, instruction, and language. Beyond content, learners develop life-long skills across disciplines.

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • Football Games
    17%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Winter Ball
    15%
  • Chapel
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Basketball season
    7%
  • Classes
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
10%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Brazil, Ukraine, Italy, Croatia
International Boarding Students
90%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
781
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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