Desert Christian Schools

  • Desert Christian Schools provides a Christian education experience for children, youth and adults in the Antelope Valley.
  • Physical, emotional, social, spiritual and intellectual needs are met through a variety of learning opportunities.
  • As a result of our ministry, individuals will develop a God-centered world view with the ability to apply biblical principles to everday decisions.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDiagnosed Learning Differences
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students982 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Desert Christian Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(DCS Polo Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries with each program
Admissions DirectorMrs. Diana Andre


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Canada Flintridge
    Grades: 7-12 | 507 students
    34.4 miles
    4543 Crown Ave
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
    (818) 790-1178
    34.4 7-12
  • La Puente
    Grades: 9-12 | 1340 students
    45.6 miles
    14301 Fairgrove Ave
    La Puente, CA 91746
    (626) 962-2495
    45.6 9-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-12 | 1180 students
    46.9 miles
    100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 889-2657
    46.9 K-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-12 | 713 students
    41.9 miles
    1615 N Alexandria Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90027
    (323) 668-2661
    41.9 K-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 7-12 | 550 students
    49.2 miles
    11350 Palms Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 391-7127
    49.2 7-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
I highly recommend Dessert Christian School.After looking for schools that will best fit our children academically and spiritually Dessert Christian meet all of our expectations. They have great teachers Godly teachers which I totally love.Staff is always very helpful respectful and their Principals go beyond that extra mile to not only help the student but also the parents they make you feel like family. Just the environment my children are during the day at school I`m very satisfied and bless. I really hope if you`re out here trying to find the best Christian School Dessert Christian is the school.God bless you
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Love this school! Both my children attended elementary through high school. Great education! Great atmosphere!
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All 4 of my children attend Desert Christian Schools. They are well prepared academically, spiritually and physically for college and life beyond DCS. I cannot say enough good things about Desert Christian Schools.
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Our children have been involved with this school for over 10 years and we would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a safe, loving and Bible-based school for any child - pre-school through high school. The staff is excellent, the tuition is reasonable and the educational opportunities are outstanding. Our children did multiple sports at the high school and the coaches put emphasis on spiritual growth and attitudes as well as physical performance, something that is sorely missing from most public, and some private, schools.
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This a great school where the teachers love and care for their students.
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