- Phone: (630) 668-1385
- Mailing Address: 1N350 Taylor Drive, Winfield, IL 60190
Wheaton Christian Grammar School enjoys full nonpublic school recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education and is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), and by AdvancED (NCA CASI). All full-time faculty
You're invited to review our most recent Annual Report for 2016-2017
Across all grade levels, our students benefit from carefully chosen curriculum taught by teachers who seek to stimulate learning with creative, best-practice classroom techniques. Our current curriculum is linked here >
We began the 2017-2018 school year with 520 students.
Grades K-5, 18.5 avg. class size
Grades 6-8, 24.8 avg. class size
Wheaton Christian Grammar School is blessed to have an average 94% retention rate.
Number of teachers: 48
Avg years of teaching experience:15.7
Avg years of experience at WCGS: 10.2
Teachers with M.A. and beyond: 45 %
All teachers are committed Christians who annually reaffirm their agreement to the Declaration of Faith.
Among the communities represented, school families live in:
Wheaton = 39%
West Chicago = 20%
Glen Ellyn = 11%
Carol Stream = 7%
Winfield = 6%
St. Charles = 5%
The remaining 12% live in several dozen other communities in the western suburbs of Chicago.
There were 75 graduates in the class of 2017.
Eighty-one percent of our 2017 graduates enrolled at Wheaton Academy (Christian High School, West Chicago).
First day of school: August 22, 2017
Christmas break: December 22, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Spring break: March 26, 2018 - April 2, 2018
Last day of school: June 5, 2018
An abbreviated calendar is linked here >
A multi-page monthly calendar is linked here >
Students in grades K-2 eat lunch in their classrooms; grades 3-8 eat lunch in the Commons.
Lunch is available for purchase on M/W/F. Monday and Friday lunches may be ordered online up until 8 a.m. the day prior from WT Cafe, and are delivered to the school. Wednesday is a Pizza hot lunch with signups at the beginning of each semester. Students in grades K-5 have recess each day -- outdoors, weather permitting. Sixth graders have recess every Wednesday.
We are the Spartans!
Web colors are blue (#003468) and gold (#fdb913).
For details regarding permitted use of the school logo, please contact the Marketing Specialist >
Full-day Kindergarten: Grade 8, 8:50 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
(Exceptions noted on
Half-day Kindergarten, 8:50 - Noon
Spanish (7th/8th gr.) and French (8th gr.) 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.
Office hours when school is in session: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 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.
Wheaton Christian Grammar School students have historically demonstrated very strong achievement test performance with both the Stanford Achievement Tests (used until
8th Grade Challenge
Fall Family Fun Night
Children's Christmas Sale
Christmas Gift Chapel
Missions Emphasis Weeks
Jr. High Gala