our philosophy

Beginning with preschool and continuing through 8th grade, Moline Christian School strives to teach in cooperation with your family and church home.  

All instruction is based on the infallible Word of God. By integrating high academic standards, strong biblical principles, and a sincere Christian staff, Moline Christian provides a positive learning experience in a caring, Christian environment. Teaching focuses on the whole child – academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. 

Interested in learning more about our early childhood programs?   Please plan to attend our Sneak Peek Open House on January 30, 2020, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 


Moline Christian School serves both three-year-old and four-year-old children in preschool.  All preschool payments can be spread over 11 months, beginning August 1.   Other payment options are available.

Our Academic Philosophy for Preschool

  • Nurtures your child in their love for Jesus and in their emotional and intellectual growth
  • Emphasizes reading and math readiness by working on number and letter recognition
  • Includes exploration into colors, shapes, and sizes
  • Develops social skills
  • Strengthens small and large motor skills
  • Encourages creativity

Three-Year-Old 2-Day Program

Children must be three years old by September 1.

Two-day session on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

2019-20 Tuition Rate:  $1,055

Four-Year-Old 2-Day Program

Children must be four years old by September 1.

Two-day session on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

2019-20 Tuition Rate:  $1,055

Four-Year-Old 3-Day Program

Three-day session (Monday and Wednesday mornings plus Friday mornings) from 8:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.   

2019-20 Tuition Rate:  $1,340

Related Links:  Preschool Enrollment, Tuition Rates, Preschool Handbook

Young Fives

Our Young Fives program is built on a Christ-centered curriculum that nurtures your child in their love for Jesus and also promotes emotional and intellectual growth within a creative and loving environment.

Young Fives is a wonderful program for those children not quite ready to begin kindergarten.  

Enrollment begins in January for fall classes.

Children must be 5 years of age by January 1, 2020.

Five-day session  (M-F) from 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.

Busing to school is available.

2019-20 Tuition Rate: $3,515 

Payments can be made over 11 months, beginning August 1.  Other payment options are available.

Related Links:  Young Fives Enrollment, Tuition Rates


At Moline Christian School, kindergarten is a wonderful time of learning and experiencing new things in a safe and loving environment.  Riding a bus to school, going to school all day, learning to read, and being exposed to a full curriculum are important stepping stones that help prepare these young people for first grade.  

We realize this is a pivotal year for age group and offer several options to parents:

2019-20 Kindergarten Tuition Rates

                                                                         Option 1:     Progressive Kindergarten                      $5,195

                                                                                          M-W-F full day (1st semester) and M-T-W-Th-F full day  (2nd semester)  

                                                                        Option 2:     Full days M-F all year long                   $6,155    (Inquire about availability)

Related links: 

    Kindergarten Enrollment Information

Pre- K Classroom Supply Lists

ALL students need indoor/PE shoes with white/light gray soles

*Printable Preschool-8th Grade Supply List Available

  • Preschool

    1 full-size, sturdy backpack (no wheels)

    1 pair of indoor tennis shoes

  • Young Fives

    Two 16-24 count Crayola crayons

    1 box Crayola washable markers (classic colors)

    1 sturdy, 2-pocket folder

    1 pair indoor tennis shoes with Velcro ( with white or light gray soles and Velcro, please) 

    1 full-size, sturdy backpack (no wheels) that is large enough to fit folder,  snack, and snow pants.

  • Kindergarten

    Please note the teacher(s) your student has...

    Prins = 3/5-day students

    Tolsma = 5-day students

    Please put child's first name and last initial on these items:  

    1 pair of indoor tennis shoes to stay at school (with Velcro unless child can tie own shoes) 

    Bath or beach towel

    One full-size, sturdy backpack (no wheels) that is large enough to fit folder, lunch box, and snow pants.  

    2-3 recent pictures of your child (Prins only)

    One 1"  3-ring binder

    A wide-ruled, bound notebook

    A set of headphones that fit your child  (no earbuds)

    Two sturdy, 2-pocket folders (Tolsma only)

    DO NOT put your child's name on these items:

    One box of 20+ count crayons

    2 packages of 8-16 Classic Color markers

    One old sock to use as a white board eraser

    3 expo markers - black (Tolsma only)

    1 liquid hand soap (pump style)