An application packet may be obtained from the school. These forms should be filled out, signed, and then presented to the office. A list of students wishing to enroll will then be taken to the CGCS School Committee for acceptance. New students will be re-evaluated in 30 days from the beginning of school to determine final grade placement. A student transferring from another educational institution is to submit the latest achievement test results and their latest report card. The student may also be tested to determine grade placement.

Applications students may not begin classes until all of the following have been received:


Be sure to check the student handbook for the latest dress code and uniform standards.

If you have any dress code questions, please do not hesitate to call or visit the school office.


Kindergarten Admission Procedure

  • Kindergarten 4 - Child must be 4 years old by September 1 of the school year applying for.
  • Kindergarten 5 - Child must be 5 years old by September 1 of the school year applying for.

Non-Discrimination Policy
While Captain Gilmer Christian School has been established primarily for the youth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, any student expressing a desire for a Christian education is welcome, provided he/she shows due respect for the Word of God, maintains a reverent attitude during religious exercises, and observes all school regulations. The school in no way prohibits students because of religion, race, color, or national and ethnic origin.

All students are required by NC state law to show authorized proof (physician’s signature or clinic stamp) of immunizations for MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), polio, DPT (diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus), and other required NC immunizations before they are allowed to attend school. A copy of this must be submitted to the school to be kept on file, including the child’s name and date of birth.

Physical Examinations
A medical examination, signed by a doctor, is required within 30 days of each student entering school for the first time in Kindergarten or First Grade. Forms may be obtained from the school office.


Entrance Fee (all grades) $495 (one time payment)
Tuition: Kindergarten $440 one in family, $415 two in family, $385.00 three or more (monthly payment for 10 month period)
Tuition: Grades 1-8 Constitute Tuition Rate (members of Arden/Fletcher/Hendersonville SDA Church)
$370 one in family, $350 two in family, $325 three or more (monthly payment for 10 month period)
Tuition: Grades 1-8

Non-Constitute Rate
$440 one in family, $415 two in family, $385 three or more (monthly payment for 10 month period)


An entrance fee of $495.00 is to be submitted with the application. There will be no refund on this fee.

Worthy Student Aid 
There is a limited amount of Worthy Student Aide funds available from CGCS. Applications for scholarship funds may be obtained at the school office.


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Partnering for Eternity (PFE) Scholarship Grant ​
CGCS in partnership with Southern Adventist University’s PFE grant program, has the opportunity to offer unique tuition assistance to our students in grades 1-8. Through this service-oriented scholarship program, our participating students are paired with elderly adults in our community in a mutually-beneficial way.

Students in the PFE program, along with their parents, bring joy to the lives of senior citizens through fun activities such as visiting, reading, and playing games. When appropriate, they may also provide light housework. As the young people build generational bridges and learn the value of service, they also benefit from the wisdom and mentorship of the older adults. In the process, their time together helps finance the student’s Christian education. If you would like more information, please contact the school office.

Student Accident Insurance
Students are enrolled in a limited, secondary accident policy, which covers school-related activities. This means that the parent’s insurance is primary. Information sheets are available at the school office.

Financial Collections and Policies
The student’s account for the previous year’s expenses must be settled before the student is permitted to enroll for the current school year.

All student accounts are to be kept current. When a student’s account is thirty (30) days past due, his/her name will be referred to the Financial Tracking Committee. Any student whose account is sixty (60) days past due will be suspended from school until the account becomes current or proper financial arrangements are made with the principal.