Decatur Christian High School

Tel: (217)877-5636
  • 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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students184 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeDecatur Christian High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size12 students
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No uniforms. Sharp looking pants with collared tops. )

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost$4,540
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorBrian Minott
Admissions AssociateKaren Heuser

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballGolf,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.First Lego League, First Tech Challenge First Lego League,
First Tech Challenge,
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