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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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 555 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Placements

Denver Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Learning Differences / Please call us... we may be able to help
Year Founded
1916
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$100
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
555 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Denver Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Neat, clean and in good repair)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition starting at $ for 3,315 PreK, up to $12,70for High School. Rates % changes yearly.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Carrie Johnson
Admissions Associate
Sandie Posthumus

Sports

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.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 555 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Denver, CO is $12,024 for elementary schools and $13,996 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Denver, CO is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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