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Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #1 - At Delaware Valley Classical School, we desire to train, mentor, and encourage students throughout the course of their education to love God with all their heart, soul, strength, and mind and to love their neighbor as themselves (Luke 10:27).
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Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #1 - At Delaware Valley Classical School, we desire to train, mentor, and encourage students throughout the course of their education to love God with all their heart, soul, strength, and mind and to love their neighbor as themselves (Luke 10:27).
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #2 - We see joy and gratitude as fundamentally part of the educational process: joy in learning true, good, and beautiful things and gratitude to God and to all who aid the students on their journey.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #3 - DVCS earned a #3 ranked in the U.S./Top 5 School for their scores earned on the 2019-2020 Classic Learning Test (CLT). The CLT is an alternative college entrance exam to demonstrate your Reading, Writing, and Math skills to potential colleges and universities.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #4 - The Delaware Valley Classical School athletic program is built upon values that build winning programs but, more importantly, glorify Jesus Christ. The recipe for success on a playing field is clear. There must be hard work, commitment, passion, humility, and a unity that brings young people together.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #5 - Simply put, a united group of hardworking, committed, passionate, yet humble athletes, stands a great chance of winning an athletic contest. These attributes, however, have a far greater significance than forming winning programs.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #6 - Delaware Valley Classical School is a private school that uses a classical, Christian educational approach. This approach complements a child`s natural learning process by educating in a way that God has designed them to learn. At the kindergarten level and throughout the grammar stage at DVCS, children love to sing, chant, memorize, recite, color, draw, paint, and play.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #7 - DVCS offers a Christ-centered and classical education and serves over 170 students enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grades. DVCS employs twenty-nine faculty and staff and is located in New Castle, DE. We are eager to continue the rich history of Classical Christian education in Delaware, believing our future is bright.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #8 - We are rooted in the Christian faith, seeking to cultivate thinking, articulate students who are able to reason well, work with excellence, and communicate clearly and persuasively. Our students learn in a different way - first in part by memorizing via song and jingles, and then by asking questions, reading original texts, and using logic to reach educated conclusions.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #9 - We are accredited by the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS). If you`d like to know more about DVCS, including how we may be the right fit for your child, please contact us, and we`ll be happy to schedule a time for you to come in to explore what makes DVCS such a unique and valuable option for your child.
Delaware Valley Classical School Photo #10 - Beginning each December at Delaware Valley Classical School, we hold Etiquette classes. Subject matter revolves around using the fullness of our design in the image of God words, conduct, presentation to be a blessing to our neighbors.
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.
Give us a call in order to schedule a visit and tour. We look forward to partnering with you in your child`s education.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,300
  • Acceptance rate: 87%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences through NILD Educational Therapy

Student Body

Total Students
167 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Delaware Valley Classical School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1278
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Grammar school students have a more casual dress code, whereas upper school students wear a more formal dress code. )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
87%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Valorie Warshaw

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Debate Team, Math League, Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society, National Spelling Bee Competition, Piano Lessons, Poetry Out Loud, Science Olympiad Team, Student Government, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Program, Fine Arts Program, Orchestra, Performing Arts, Private Music Lessons, Upper School Choir, Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Club for Grammar students, Running Club, Volleyball for Grammar students led by upper school students

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.  
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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What is truth? As parents, we seek to build a biblical foundation for our kids to answer that question. The teachers and staff at Delaware Valley Classical School help to reinforce the truths of God's Word in every area of their education. From the curriculum to sports, from music to service and even discipline, truth is being taught and lived out daily. I see how each student is seen for their unique makeup, is encouraged to think critically, and use their gifts to respond to the world we live in. DVCS is equipping our kids from the very seeking God's truth and how to use it as a firm foundation.
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5  
Great School. Loving teachers, staff and student body with amazing academic results for my son poured into my son from 3rd grade through 12th grade.
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5  
Amazing school with amazing results. My son started in 3rd grade in this school.. He was behind in public schools. He graduated 12th grade ahead of his public school peers with 1.5 years of college credit. More importantly, he was shown God's love by teachers, staff and fellow students, which is the heartbeat of the school.
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Delaware Valley Classical School is an excellent school. DVCS has taught my children to be godly, young adults. It prepared them to be well-qualified for the rigor and independence of college.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,300
  • Acceptance rate: 87%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in New Castle County, DE is $12,232 for elementary schools and $13,937 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Castle County, DE is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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