Desert Christian Schools

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Tel: (520)901-5499
Call (520) 901-5499 for information about Desert Christian Schools.
Call (520) 901-5499 for information about Desert Christian Schools.
  • An accredited school, Desert Christian Schools is an independent, interdenominational, covenant Christian School system. Founded in 1986, DCS offers a rigorous liberal arts education to students from Pre-School through Twelfth grade. Staffed by certified teachers, we invite you to join us in our mission of discipling children to make a difference in our world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpecial Ed Services
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students457 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeDesert Christian Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries depending on grade. Please contact for more information.
Admissions DirectorAndrew Riebe


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Drama, Language, Music

School Notes

  • Desert Christian partners with Christian families to produce academic excellence within a caring, Christ-centered community.  We offer a Biblically Integrated Curriculum,
  • Outstanding Acadmics, Certified Teachers, ACSI Accredited School, and Small Class Sizes.
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
Desert Christian is an exceptional school. I am thankful that my children have such caring teachers who are godly role models. My older children have all received academic scholarships and were well-prepared for college and life beyond. Can't say enough about how great it is at DCS.
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