Desert Christian School K-8 Campus

9415 E. Wrightstown
Tucson, AZ 85715-0857
Tel: (520)885-4800
Grades: K-8 | 280 students
Desert Christian Schools serves the public good by producing students who are citizens living, working, and acting in the public realm.
We aim to help students grow in their responsibilities and duties as citizens to become a source of leadership and service to their neighborhoods, communities, and nation.
Our purpose is to Offer a rigorous traditional liberal arts education, which emphasizes the Lordship of Christ in the totality of life; values truth, goodness, and beauty as embodied in the western Judeo-Christian heritage; teaches the skills of thinking, communicating, and relating.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 280 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Desert Christian School K-8 Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,640


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,

School Notes:

  • Families attending must acquire a church recommendation and must have one parent who is a follower of Christ.

Profile last updated: 09/15/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Chapel Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Armstrong Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tanque Verde Lutheran Chrch Prschool & Kindergarte (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-8 | 120 students
    0.4 miles
    9209 East Wrightstown Road
    Tucson, AZ 85715
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-10 | 139 students
    1.1 miles
    8725 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85710
  • Tucson
    Tanque Verde Lutheran Chrch Prschool & Kindergarte
    Daycare / Preschool (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: PK-KG | 62 students
    1.4 miles
    8625 E Tanque Verde Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85749
  • Tucson
    Grades: K | 81 students
    1.9 miles
    8655 E Broadway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85710
  • Tucson
    Desert Trail KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 40 students
    2 miles
    8425 E. Old Spanish Trail
    Tucson, AZ 85710

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
November 24, 2015
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.
November 19, 2015
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Tucson, AZ is $5,629 for elementary schools and $12,836 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tucson, AZ is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).