Decatur Christian High School

137 S. Grant St.
Forsyth, IL 62535-0625
Tel: (217)877-5636
Grades: PK-12 | 250 students
Decatur Christian School was established in 1973 in order to provide students with a quality academic education integrated with a Christian view of God and the world.
Our staff is professional and oriented to serve families by teaching and modeling a Christ-centered life that glorifies Jesus Christ.
Over the years the school program has expanded, but our mission remains the same.
Decatur Christian School seeks to fulfill the God-given potential of each student by teaching excellence in academics, character, leadership and responsibilty through solid principles based on scriptural truth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 250 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Decatur Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average ACT score 25

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,110
Admissions Director Mary Dickey
Admissions Associate Brian Minott
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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $5,789 for elementary schools and $11,209 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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