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Denver Christian School Photo #1 - Every day is an open house at Denver Christian School.We look forward to providing a personal tour to share what DCS has to offer your students & family.Please join us this summer, starting June 9 on Sundays 2-4 pm and Wednesdays 6-8 pm, to preview our school and learn more about Denver Christian School.
  • Denver Christian School is a preschool-12th grade campus offering new educational opportunities.
  • Key among them is the opportunity to fully align our curriculum, enhancing our ability to offer students a seamless, consistent, and complete PK-12 education.
  • A single-site operational model allows us to optimize our support services, mentoring, and student-partnering programs, while the additional space enhances our current educational programs by providing significant flexible classroom and learning spaces.
  • New programming opportunities associated with our campus includes enhanced arts and athletic programs; increased access to cultural, service, and authentic learning experiences; and expanded offerings in the areas of vocational education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Learning Differences / Please call us... we may be able to help
Year Founded1916
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$100
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students531 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeDenver Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Neat, clean and in good repair)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition NotesTuition starting at $2,169 for PreK, up to $11,695 for High School. Rates % changes yearly.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarrie Johnson
Admissions AssociateSandie Posthumus

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Debate Club, Drama Performance, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Music (Band, Choirs) National and International Performance Trips, Spritiual Emphasis Activities and Service Projects, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Engineering Club, National Honor Society, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Jazz Band

School Notes

  • Denver Christian School is a preschool through high school college preparatory Christian school serving the entire Denver metro area. DC is committed to educating 21st century students, encouraging them to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness and talents.
  • Since 1916, Denver Christian School has been educating children: mind, body and spirit. The preschool through high school program focus has always been inspired from the Lord who said "Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it." OUR MISSION
  • To inspire and equip students of Christian families to engage the world with Christ`s transforming power and love.
  • At Denver Christian, we aspire to educate students in a diverse, faith-based community. DC nurtures and develops students` personal gifts and prepared them to engage the world as leaders. Our faculty and staff guide students through a process of learning that focuses on knowledge enriched with the arts, technology, athletics, and is rooted in our Christian perspective on education. 
  • Denver Christian School nurtures the individual student. Encouraging students to grow in their own strengths, uniqueness and talents.
  • Denver Christian continues to be a clear leader in the Denver-area market for private education value and excellence.
  • We believe that God is excellent and so therefore we strive for excellence in all that we do.
  • From academics to faith formation, life skills, community and communication, Denver Christian is committed to becoming the standard in educational excellence for Christian families.

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The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $9,866 for elementary schools and $10,317 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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