Delaware Valley Classical School

Delaware Valley Classical School is a K-12 private Christian school that uses a classical approach to assist parents in preparing their children to excel in academics, spirituality, and all of life, for the glory of God.
Through a rigorous curriculum, students thrive because they are provided a firm foundation rooted in Christ and a mind to think critically, setting them on a path for the rest of their formal education.
If you are interested in an excellent education that will challenge your children academically and spiritually while preparing them for life, then you will want to continue looking at our website.
In addition, give us a call in order to schedule a visit and tour. We look forward to partnering with you in your child’s education.

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Delaware Valley Classical School places among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded2019

Student Body

Total Students152 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Delaware Valley Classical School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
Admissions DirectorValorie Warshaw

School Notes

  • With a history spanning back to 1994, Delaware Valley Classical School employs a rigorous classical and Christian curriculum taught by a highly-qualified faculty who are not mere conveyors of information, but cultivators of minds and hearts. We emphasize our students’ abilities to interpret a text, reason soundly, and express themselves clearly both orally and in writing. We seek to foster virtue and mature character in our students in addition to a well-rounded competence which is applicable to all facets of life.  

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Delaware Valley Classical School is Highland Mennonite School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Peter Catholic School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Castle
    Grades: PK-8 | 187 students
    0.8 miles
    515 Harmony St
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 328-1191
    0.8 PK-8
  • New Castle
    Grades: PK-8 | 111 students
    1.2 miles
    219 N Dupont Highway
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 325-9400
    1.2 PK-8
  • New Castle
    Grades: NS-8 | 324 students
    1.5 miles
    801 N Dupont Hwy
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 328-2803
    1.5 NS-8
  • New Castle
    New Castle KinderCare
    New Castle KinderCare Photo - Building Front
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.5 miles
    327 Old State Rd
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 322-3102
    2.5 NS-PK
  • New Castle
    Serviam Girls Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-8 | 46 students
    2.7 miles
    14 Halcyon Dr
    New Castle, DE 19720
    (302) 651-9700
    2.7 5-8

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Delaware is $10,575 for elementary schools and $11,707 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Delaware is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).