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 10%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Decatur Christian High School Students 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

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,110
Admissions Director Mary Dickey
Admissions Associate Brian Minott

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lutheran School Association (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Lourdes School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northwest Christian Campus (6 miles away)
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  • Decatur Our Lady Of Lourdes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3950 Lourdes Dr
    Decatur , IL , 62526
    (217)877-4408
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.9  mi  |  298  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Decatur
    Lutheran School Association
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2001 E Mound Rd
    Decatur , IL , 62526
    (217)233-2001
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3.2  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Decatur
    Antioch Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    3475 N Maple Ave
    Decatur , IL , 62526
    (217)875-0529
    (Baptist)
    3.6  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Decatur
    St. Teresa High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2710 N Water St
    Decatur , IL , 62526
    (217)875-2431
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.3  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Decatur
    Northwest Christian Campus
    (Christian)
    1306 N Stanley Ave
    Decatur , IL , 62526
    (217)429-0563
    (Christian)
    6  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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