Downers Grove Christian School has a Christian faculty and staff united to provide your children with an education that will allow them to mature to new heights mentally, spiritually, socially, and physically.
Downers Grove Christian School has been committed to an education that is 'Distinctly Christian' for over 30 years. Therefore, our students have excelled in the above areas as parents come back to us year after year mentioning that DGCS feels like a 'second home'.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded
1970

Student Body

Total Students
180 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Downers Grove Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
5%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies and is dependent upon grade level.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Julie Hamrin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Young Rembrandts

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • Downers Grove Christian School provides a quality, Christ-centered education in a loving environment for each of our students.  
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Downers Grove Christian School cost?

Downers Grove Christian School's tuition is approximately $6,000 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Downers Grove Christian School?

The acceptance rate of Downers Grove Christian School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.

What sports does Downers Grove Christian School offer?

Downers Grove Christian School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country and Volleyball.

When is the application deadline for Downers Grove Christian School?

The application deadline for Downers Grove Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dupage County, IL is $8,160 for elementary schools and $10,713 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dupage County, IL is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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