Dayton Christian School

9391 Washington Church Road
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Tel: (937)291-7212
Grades: PK - 12 | 1380 students
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Welcome to Dayton Christian School!
Dayton Christian School provides a Biblically-integrated curriculum taught by Christian teachers for students in preschool through twelfth grade.
LightShine Academy, the preschool program of Dayton Christian School, is Distinctly  Christian. Distinctly Different.  Students can enroll in two-, three- or five-day programs where they receive academic enrichment and social interaction with their peers.
At Dayton Christian School, we seek to be: Instilling in students a love for Christ and God's Word, a love for learning, and a love for others; Inspiring students to approach scholarship, athletics, fine arts, and service as an act of worship; and Equipping students to reach their full, God-given potential within the Body of Christ.
At Dayton Christian School, we aim to create world changers! During J-term, our students have the opportunity to take part in missions trips and service opportunities. These students traveled to the Dominican Republic to help with building projects.
The Dayton Christian High School Fine Arts Department presented the Broadway musical
The Dayton Christian School UAV  (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) program for junior high and high school students is a STEM-oriented, hands-on class that seeks prepare our students for this rapidly growing field of aviation.
The Warrior wrestling team won the state title this year with three state champions and five wrestlers placing in the top four spots. In addition to wrestling, Dayton Christian offers a full spectrum of athletic opportunities including cross country, soccer, baseball, track and field, swimming, softball, cheerleading, basketball, and more.
Established in 1963, Dayton Christian Schools is one of the largest nondenominational Christian school systems in the United States with students representing nearly 400 churches.
It is our desire to work with the local church and the evangelical community as we seek to assist Christian families in their Biblical responsibility to train their children to become Christlike, and to fulfill God's purpose for their lives in the home, church, and society.
Our faculty and staff are dedicated professionals who strive to develop young people into godly men and women of integrity who will serve their churches, their workplace, and their world.
The mission of the Dayton Christian School System is to partner with responsible Christian families and their churches in educating their children to become like Christ and preparing them to fulfill God's purpose for their lives.
Dayton Christian School is a PK-12 campus under the direction of PK-4th grade principal, a 5-8th grade principal, and a 9th-12th grade principal.
Dayton Christian is chartered by the State of Ohio and accredited by the Association of Christian Schools, International. 

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 1963

Student Body

Total Students 1380 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Dayton Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Financial aid is available.
Admissions Director Nathanael Dunlavy
Admissions Associate Vicki Decker

School Notes:

Dayton Christian School is a PK-12 Campus.

Students represent nearly 300 churches.

Dayton Christian is chartered by the State of Ohio and accredited by the Association of Christian Schools, International.

The mission of the Dayton Christian School System is to partner with responsible Christian families and their churches in educating their children to become like Christ and preparing them to fulfill God's purpose for their lives.

Established in 1963.

Profile last updated: 05/20/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Christian School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Dayton
    First School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 190 students
    1.2 miles
    7659 Mcewen Road
    Dayton, OH 45459
    (937)433-3455
    1.2PK-K
    190
  • Dayton
    The Goddard School
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-6 | 150 students
    2.6 miles
    9755 Dayton Lebanon Pike
    Dayton, OH 45458
    (937)886-0800
    2.6K-6
    150
  • Centerville
    Grades: PK-KG | 30 students
    2.7 miles
    71 Marco Ln
    Centerville, OH 45458
    (937)436-1112
    2.7PK-KG
    30
  • Miamisburg
    Grades: PK-KG | 20 students
    3.1 miles
    1720 Belvo Rd
    Miamisburg, OH 45342
    (937)847-9610
    3.1PK-KG
    20
  • Dayton
    Grades: K-9 | 833 students
    3.1 miles
    45 Williamsburg Ln
    Dayton, OH 45459
    (937)433-1051
    3.1K-9
    833

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