Divine Savior Academy

Divine Savior Academy Photo #1 - 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!
Divine Savior Academy Photo #2 - 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.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #3 - Our auditorium is equipped with a performance stage, lighting system, sound system, and kitchen/dining facilities for hosting meals, chapel services, and special events.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #4 - At Divine Savior Academy, we encourage our students to use their natural curiosity to learn about the world around them.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #5 - 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 Academy Photo #6 - Divine Savior includes classes in the arts for all grade levels, preschool through high school.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #7 - 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.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #8 - Our high academic standards and dedicated, expert teachers equip our students with the tools they will need to achieve academic, professional, and personal success.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #9 - Our comfortable, fully equipped classrooms and safe, organized learning environment help all DSA students reach their full potential in an optimal learning environment.
Divine Savior Academy Photo #10 - 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.

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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 AffiliationAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedESoL
Year Founded2004

Student Body

Total Students989 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Divine Savior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Calculus, AP Capstone Program, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, 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$11,555
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $8,680 for the Pre-school grades to $11,555 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.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Archery, Business Club/FBLA, Chess, Math Club, Model United Nations Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Red Cross Club, Robotics, Service Ambassadors Club, Speech and Debate, Student Council, Student Council 6-12, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama, Preschool Art, Private Music Classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Eclipse Ball

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 Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami
    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
    8.7 miles
    10300 Sw 72nd St Ste 427
    Miami, FL 33173
    (305) 270-1440
    8.7 9-12
  • Orlando
    Grades: NS-12 | 1153 students
    196.7 miles
    2667 Bruton Blvd
    Orlando, FL 32805
    (407) 206-8602
    196.7 NS-12
  • Miami
    American Academy Of Pinecrest
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 9-12 | 382 students
    12.3 miles
    12651 S Dixie Highway
    Miami, FL 33156
    (305) 251-5723
    12.3 9-12
  • Miami
    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
    10.7 miles
    13215 Nw 7th Ave
    Miami, FL 33168
    (305) 456-5948
    10.7 9-12
  • Miami
    Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, Inc.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 1398 students
    4.9 miles
    500 Sw 127th Ave
    Miami, FL 33184
    (786) 621-4043
    4.9 6-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (10 reviews)
Our sons have attended this school for almost 3 years now. They really adore it. The school adheres to their mission. The administrators and teachers are passionate about what they do and work together in sync to meet the students` needs. They are responsive to the parents. It is a faith-based Christian environment, but open to all people. The school culture feels like this: no matter which corner of the earth your family comes from, you and your child are welcome here. There is a feeling of acceptance of everyone at this school. Academically, the students are supported in their areas of weakness and encouraged to shine in the areas of their strengths. Every day, we commute in traffic to get our sons to this school; it is a lot of effort on our part, but completely worth the sacrifice. 5/5 rating!
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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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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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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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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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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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Wonderful school, excellent teachers, clean, organized, family oriented, and academically is on top.
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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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Highly recommend DSA. Top-notch education. Excellent community, both for students and parents. And a safe, moral environment. Go DSA!
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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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The average private school tuition in Miami, FL is $12,040 for elementary schools and $16,947 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Miami, FL is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).