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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,540
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1973

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Decatur Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size
12 students
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No uniforms. Sharp looking pants with collared tops. )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition scale ranges from 3560 for lower elementary to 5170 for high school with a 20% tuition assistance for new families to DCS
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$800
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Brian Minott
Admissions Associate
Karen Heuser

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
First Lego League, First Tech Challenge

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,540
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $7,586 for elementary schools and $12,243 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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