Divine Savior Academy

5.00 5 1 (9 reviews)
Tel: (305)597-4545
Our campus includes over 30 classrooms, a full-sized indoor gymnasium, a library/media center, a computer lab, science labs, a music room, an art room, an auditorium, a cafeteria, and an outdoor sports field and playground area.
Our campus includes over 30 classrooms, a full-sized indoor gymnasium, a library/media center, a computer lab, science labs, a music room, an art room, an auditorium, a cafeteria, and an outdoor sports field and playground area.
Our auditorium is equipped with a performance stage, lighting system, sound system, and kitchen/dining facilities for hosting meals, chapel services, and special events.
At Divine Savior Academy, we encourage our students to use their natural curiosity to learn about the world around them.
May, 2012 Divine Savior Academy's chess team dominated the Florida State All-Star Tournament with 1st Place in the K-12, 1st Place in the K-5, and 3rd Place in the K-3 divisions.  Way to go Sharks!
Each year we host an International Festival in our beautiful gymnasium.  Students 'tour the world' as over 30 countries are represented with displays, food samples, and special performances.
Divine Savior includes classes in the arts for all grade levels, preschool through high school.
Besides integrating physical education into all levels of our curriculum, at Divine Savior Academy we also offer an extensive list of extracurricular athletic opportunities for both boys and girls from the preschool through the high school grades.
Our high academic standards and dedicated, expert teachers equip our students with the tools they will need to achieve academic, professional, and personal success.
Our comfortable, fully equipped classrooms and safe, organized learning environment help all DSA students reach their full potential in an optimal learning environment.
Music is an important part of learning here at Divine Savior Academy.  Along with having music fully integrated into all levels of our curriculum (preschool through high school), we also offer optional performance choirs, muscial theater, and private voice and instrumental lessons.
  • Divine Savior Academy is a part of the fourth largest private school system in the United States that has been educating children for over 165 years.
  • Divine Savior Academy is a Christian academy dedicated to excellence.
  • Located in Miami proper, DSA is the only private Christian school in Doral and serves the community with early childhood, elementary school, middle school and high school programs.
  • Accredited by AISF, SACS, AI, and NCPSA, Divine Savior Academy provides a college-prep curriculum that prepares students academically, athletically, socially, artistically and spiritually in a safe and moral environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Accreditation International
Religious AffiliationWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedESoL
Year Founded2004

Student Body

Total Students943 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeDivine Savior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP Capstone Program, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP World History, Honors Algebra I, Honors Algebra II/Pre-Trigonometry, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Economics, Honors English I, Honors English II, Honors Geometry, Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Calculus & Trigonometry, Honors Reading & Writing for College Success, Honors United States Government, Honors United States History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms are purchased through Risse Brothers Uniforms.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,500
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8,095 for the Pre-school grades to $10,665 for high school grades.
Admissions DirectorJuanita Wells


Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess, Choir, Drama, National Honor Society, Private Music Classes

Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Archery, Math Club, Model United Nations Club, National Junior Honor Society, Red Cross Club, Robotics, School Ambassadors, Speech and Debate, Student Council, Student Council 6-12, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Preschool Art

School Notes

  • Divine Savior Academy is a part of the fourth largest private school system in the United States which has been educating children since 1850.
  • This includes approximately 530 schools with 2,700 teachers teaching 42,000 students, nationwide.
  • The Wisconsin Synod has developed expert instructors to teach in these schools by training its own teachers since 1884.
  • Over the past few years, Divine Savior Academy students have consistently scored in the top 20% of the nation in all standardized tests at various grade levels and across all subject areas.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (9 reviews)
5  5/13/2017
DSA is a wonderful school. My daughter is in Elementary school now and she is very happy. The low student to teacher ratio sllows her to get the personal attention she needs to do well and to catch any issues early. The Christian environment is wonderful while being respectful to differences in belief. Communication with teachers is very efficient (via email and person to person meetings). The kids have a wide variety of extra curriculars to choose from. The extra curricular sports have room to improve but the children certainly get exposure to various activities/sports they can choose to pursue via a club. I am very happy with DSA and would certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a good school for their children.
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5  5/17/2016
We are so thankful for DSA. We have 3 children attending elementary, middle, & high school. They provide an excellent academic program with teachers who truly care about the students. 3 years ago, everyone helped our kids through a difficult transition here when we moved. DSA has a wonderful Christian culture where our children can grow, be supported, and excel. I can see it in the kids, families, teachers, staff, & the administration. Our kids get to develop skills in sports, music, drama - there's so many choices & it's all on 1 campus! I wouldn't want my kids anywhere else!
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5  7/24/2015
Great school!! Our son has been in the school for two years and we are happier every day. Friendly environment with moral structure. The teachers are just amazing, who go above and beyond to make the learning experience fun. Students respect each other. The communication with the teachers is great. We know our son is receiving the education.
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5  7/24/2015
Divine Savior Academy is the best! Our son is very happy in his school, that is what reassures us that we made the right decision when we chose DSA for his academic and spiritual education. The academic program is outstanding, and counts with highly trained staff; and his teachers are adorable; the best! I really like the great communication inside the school and the like-family environment which is very important to us. I would highly recommend this school!!!
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5  7/24/2015
DSA offers a high-quality education, in a safe and restful Christian environment, with top of the line facilities, an excellent curriculum and the best teachers and staff.
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5  7/24/2015
I love the class sizes at Divine Savior. My kids get the personalized attention and care that I really want for them and they also get the spiritual aspect that I think is very important. All around I''m very satisfied with their schooling.
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5  7/24/2015
Wonderful school, excellent teachers, clean, organized, family oriented, and academically is on top.
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5  7/24/2015
Placing my three daughters in DSA 5 years ago was the best decision our family could of made. My girls are so proud of their school. Not only has the Education been outstanding, but the growth in their faith and self confidence makes us so proud as parents.
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5  7/24/2015
Highly recommend DSA. Top-notch education. Excellent community, both for students and parents. And a safe, moral environment. Go DSA!
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