Desert Christian Schools

7525 E Speedway Blvd,
Tucson, AZ, 85710
Tel: (520)901-5499
Grades: NS - 12 | 379 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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
North Central Accreditation
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Special Ed Services
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 379 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies depending on grade. Please contact for more information.
Admissions Director Mrs. Linda Self

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryFlag FootballGolf
SoccerSwimmingTennisTrack and FieldVolleyballWeightlifting
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama,  Music,  Language Drama,  Music,  Language, 

School Notes:

  • 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.

  • Profile last updated: 04/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Augustine Catholic High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Desert Christian Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mary-joyce Private (2.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tucson Desert Christian Elementary School
    (Christian)
    7777 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85710
    (520)885-4800
    (Christian)
    0.3  mi  |  137  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Tucson
    Calvary Chapel Christian School
    (Christian)
    8725 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85710
    (520)731-2100
    (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  1-9
  • Tucson
    Desert Trail KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    8425 E. Old Spanish Trail
    Tucson , AZ , 85710
    (520)722-8190
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.5  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Tucson
    Family Life Academy
    (Christian)
    7801 E Kenyon Drive
    Tucson , AZ , 85710
    (520)792-7070
    (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  97  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Tucson
    St. Michael's Parish Day School
    (Episcopal)
    602 N Wilmot Rd
    Tucson , AZ , 85711
    (520)722-8478
    (Episcopal)
    1.6  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  K-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - 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

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