Grades: NS-12 | 439 students
An accredited school, Desert Christian Schools is an independent, interdenominational, covenant Christian School system. Founded in 1986, DCS offers a rigorous liberal arts education to students from Pre-School through Twelfth grade. Staffed by certified teachers, we invite you to join us in our mission of discipling children to make a difference in our world.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Special Ed Services|
|Total Students||439 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 35%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||37 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||18 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Varies depending on grade. Please contact for more information.|
|Admissions Director||Mrs. Linda Self|
|Total Sports Offered||11 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Flag Football,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||3 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Drama, Language, Music Drama, Language, Music,|
- Desert Christian partners with Christian families to produce academic excellence within a caring, Christ-centered community. We offer a Biblically Integrated Curriculum,
- Outstanding Acadmics, Certified Teachers, ACSI Accredited School, and Small Class Sizes.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
MinneapolisGrades: NS-12 | 895 students
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
TucsonGrades: K-6 | 108 students
7801 E Kenyon Drive
Tucson, AZ 85710
Desert Christian is an exceptional school. I am thankful that my children have such caring teachers who are godly role models. My older children have all received academic scholarships and were well-prepared for college and life beyond. Can't say enough about how great it is at DCS.
- Posted by Parent - kimmc
January 11, 2017
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January 03, 2017
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December 21, 2016
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