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Welcome to Northern Michigan Christian School!

Welcome and thank you for considering Northern Michigan Christian School for your children! NMCS is committed to being the most compelling educational choice in Northern Michigan as we challenge minds, nurture hearts, and develop gifts for service in God's kingdom. 

We are a Preschool through 12th grade, fully-accredited Christian School in McBain, Michigan. At NMCS we nurture the whole child - mind, body, and soul in Christian community. Graduates are exceptionally well-prepared for success in college or the workplace. For more than 100 years, we have been partnering with parents and are committed to upholding our core values. 

Below you will find our Application Process. Please reach out to us with any additional questions. 

Office (231)-825-2492 or Email Us at


Application Process

Please note, this application process is for K-12th grade students. If you would like to see more information about our Preschool and Young 5's Program, please click the link below. 

What's Next?

  1. Schedule a meeting and tour with our Superintendent. 

  2. Submit a completed Application for Admission, which can be found below. 

    • You will be prompted to create an account in our TADS Program, to begin the application process. ​

  3. Submit the following documents, which can be found at the end of your application:

    • Academic Record Request Form

      • Provided per your request by previous school.​

    • Church Partnership Form

      • Completed by the pastor of the church in which you regularly attend. ​

    • Statement of Basic Beliefs and Purposes 

      • Signed by Parent/Guardian(s)​


To begin your Application for Admission, please click the link below. 

Transportation Options

Currently, we do offer transportation through McBain Public School Bus Routes and locations; in addition, to busing for our Rising Stars students to the following cities/locations:​

  • Little Blessings

  • Lake City

  • Cadillac

  • Evart

  • Falmouth


Upcoming New Family Oppourtunities

Start Your Comet Journey: Rising Stars/Kindergarten Info Night

Tuesday, March 21

5:30 - 7:00pm

An information night for prospective Preschool - Kindergarten families to meet our Rising Stars and Kindergarten teachers, explore our classrooms and leave with registration and enrollment information for the 2023-24 School Year.

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