Decatur Christian School

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 (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,540
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
172 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Decatur Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Decatur Christian School cost?
Decatur Christian School's tuition is approximately $4,540 for private students.
What schools are Decatur Christian School often compared to?
Decatur Christian Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lutheran School Association by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Decatur Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Decatur Christian School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.
What sports does Decatur Christian School offer?
Decatur Christian School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Decatur Christian School?
The application deadline for Decatur Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 172 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,540
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $8,479 for elementary schools and $13,546 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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