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.
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.
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.
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.
It is a tradition for our eighth grade students to participate in the Washington D.C. trip. This week-long educational experience is an excellent way to enhance the historical lessons taught throughout their upcoming high school years.
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.
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.
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 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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||247 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||28 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Number of AP Courses||1 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average ACT score||24|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||We offer Variable Tuition which is explained in detail on our website at http://dcschool.org/admissions/variable-tuition/.|
|Admissions Director||Amy Mullins|
|Admissions Associate||John Stubblefield|
|Total Sports Offered||9 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||15 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art, Band, Bucket Drumming Club, Choir, Culinary Arts Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Journalism Club, Math Club, Mentoring Program, Outdoor Sports Club, Pep Club, Service Club, Sewing Club, Student Council Art, Band, Choir, Debate Club, Drama Club, Math Club, Pep Club, Service Club, Sewing Club, Bucket Drumming Club,
Culinary Arts Club,
Outdoor Sports Club,
- 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 43 years.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
WestervilleGrades: PK-12 | 348 students
7562 Lewis Center Rd
Westerville, OH 43082
Canal WinchesterGrades: PK-12 | 478 students
Po Box 400
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
ColumbusGrades: PK-12 | 1087 students
4300 Cherry Bottom Road
Columbus, OH 43230
ColumbusGrades: 9-12 | 715 students
1285 Zettler Rd
Columbus, OH 43227
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!
- Posted by Parent - Tracy
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.
- Posted by Parent - Jonathan
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.
- Posted by Parent - Judy Gibson
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!!
- Posted by Parent - jill
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!
- Posted by Parent - josie
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