Delaware Christian School

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Delaware Christian School Photo #1 - Welcome to Delaware Christian School!
Delaware Christian School Photo #2 - A special event at DCS is Feast Day. All the staff and students share in a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal. The community leaders, law enforcement officers, and fire department personnel are invited, too.
Delaware Christian School Photo #3 - One of the core values at DCS is academic excellence. The following areas exemplify this at DCS: First, our teachers and staff are state-licensed with an average of 16 years of experience. Second, we invest in quality curriculum. Lastly, academic excellence is evident in our students' achievements and test scores.
Delaware Christian School Photo #4 - At DCS, we encourage a healthy, competitive spirit and working hard for the win. However, we care more about our athletes' character than what their stats are at the end of their school career. Our heart and soul is to foster integrity in all aspects of student life, and that includes athletics. We offer sports for students in grades 6-12.
Delaware Christian School Photo #5 - At Delaware Christian School, we strive for excellence in the musical arts. We believe that musical talent is a gift from the Lord, and it is our goal to cultivate these abilities. Choir and band concerts are an excellent way to display the God-given talents of our students.
Delaware Christian School Photo #6 - Each year, mission trips are offered for our students. This year, our senior class trip is to Costa Rica for a 5 day mission to a school. Our seniors will host a Vacation Bible School while there to minister to the families in that area.
Delaware Christian School Photo #7 - During out annual Legacy Servathon, students help in the community. This past year we ministered to 14 locations throughout the Delaware area. This ranged from picking up trash at the Fairgrounds to weeding flowerbeds at Family Promise. We look forward to helping others in our community in the upcoming years.
Delaware Christian School Photo #8 - Elementary Career Day is one of the highlights of the school year. We have guests come to our school such as the fire department, a bee keeper, police officers, a farmer, and more! The students truly enjoy learning all of the careers around our area on this special day.
Delaware Christian School Photo #9 - DCS has fun days so the students and staff can show their DCS spirit. Go DCS!
  • Delaware Christian School partners with parents and students to promote academic excellence while developing lifelong learners who embrace a biblical worldview. Here at DCS, we endeavor to nurture each child physically, socially, and academically. In the classroom, our experienced, licensed teachers instruct from a biblical worldview, and our staff faithfully mentors students to recognize their gifts and potential for service to God and their community.

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Delaware Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students313 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Delaware Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
39%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Pre-Calculus, Spanish IV
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesWe offer Variable Tuition which is explained in detail on our website at http://dcschool.org/admissions/variable-tuition/.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorShayla Bliss
Admissions AssociateJane Miner

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Business Club, Cake Decorating Club, Chess Club, Craft Club, Drama Club, Journalism Club, Leadership Class, Math Club, Mentoring Program, Outdoor Sports Club, Pep Club, Praise Team, Service Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Band, Choir

School Notes

  • DCS strives to assist Christian parents in discipling their children to glorify God in every area of life by providing a Biblically based education. DCS is a fully accredited Christian School providing a PreK-12 education. We have been serving central Ohio for 44 years.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Delaware
    Grades: NS-8 | 130 students
    1.7 miles
    715 W William St
    Delaware, OH 43015
    (740) 363-5800
    1.7 NS-8
    130
  • Sheridan
    Grades: K-12 | 82 students
    225.8 miles
    1158 W Carson City Rd
    Sheridan, MI 48884
    (989) 291-0555
    225.8 K-12
    82
  • Canal Winchester
    Grades: PK-12 | 647 students
    30 miles
    4595 Gender Rd
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110
    (614) 382-1111
    30 PK-12
    647
  • Chagrin Falls
    Grades: PK-12 | 824 students
    119.3 miles
    2785 SOM Center Road
    Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
    (216) 831-2200
    119.3 PK-12
    824
  • Cincinnati
    Archbishop Moeller High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 878 students
    100.3 miles
    9001 Montgomery Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513) 791-1680
    100.3 9-12
    878

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (7 reviews)
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Incredible experience with DCS thus far! We have attended for 3 years, and absolutely love the teachers, staff, Biblical education, and much, much more!! We are thrilled to be a part of the DCS family, and so thankful that God led us here!! Looking forward to our future years!
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DCS is an amazing school. My children attended for 4 years, spanning Pre-K through 3rd grade. The staff are genuinely some of the best people I've ever met, and the teachers put all of their hearts into the work they do. I was impressed with the way the students treated one another and the respect and joy I saw in everyday interactions.
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Delaware Christian School is amazing! The teachers and staff truly love the kids and the whole school feels like family. The biblical integration in the classroom is wonderful and there is such a good balance between academics and extracurriculars/teaching life skills. I cannot say enough positives about the school. It's worth every penny spent!
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Due to moving around the country, our children have been involved in four different Christian schools and Delaware Christian is the best. The academics are top notch, the athletics are challenging and character building, the students are kind and respectful, the parents are welcoming and down to earth, and the faculty are loving and compassionate. It has been such an easy transition for our family. We love the focus and direction the school is heading and would recommend it for any family who is looking for a well balanced Christian education.
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I just want to share a few words about Delaware Christian School. My involvement in Christian education as both a teacher and a parent spans nearly 40 years, the last 17 of which have revolved around Delaware Christian School. Currently, my husband and I have two grandsons enrolled there: one in kindergarten and one in high school. We have been so blessed to be a part of this school for so long. Over those 17 years we have watched as teachers go the extra mile not only to meet the academic needs of all their students but, more importantly, as they have striven to minister to the spiritual needs of those same students. The administrators, teachers, and support staff work in unity to accomplish the school's mission statement: Delaware Christian School partners with parents and students to promote academic excellence while developing lifelong learners who embrace a biblical worldview. I have been humbled by the level of dedication to and love for the students demonstrated by all staff involved there. I have no hesitation giving them the thanks they deserve and in praising the Lord for the way He continues to bless the ministry going on at Delaware Christian School.
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We have three kids at Delaware Christian: 7th, 9th and 11th. We started with my oldest in Kindergarten, so we're in our 12th year. We love the school! The student/teacher ratio is great and strong Christian worldview is taught in all subjects. The administration is thoughtful and cares a great deal about each child's development: academically, socially and spiritually. Like every family with a bunch of kids, it can get messy, but the hearts are true and my kids would not want to be anywhere else. My favorite part ... by far, the families! Love, love, love DCS families!! Come check it out!!
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We have two boys that have attended Delaware Christian School since they both were school aged. We chose Delaware Christian for their strong academics and student to teacher ratio. In addition, it was essential that our boys be taught how to live a Christian life with Jesus in their hearts. We recommend that you take the time and visit our school. You will be glad you did!
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