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Denver Christian School

Denver Christian School is a coeducational private Christian traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Denver Christian School is a preschool-12th grade campus offering new educational opportunities. Key among them is the opportunity to fully align our curriculum, enhancing our ability to offer students a seamless, consistent, and complete PK-12 education. A single-site operational model allows us to optimize our support services, mentoring, and student-partnering programs, while the additional space enhances our current educational programs by providing significant flexible classroom and learning spaces. New programming opportunities associated with our campus includes enhanced arts and athletic programs; increased access to cultural, service, and authentic learning experiences; and expanded offerings in the areas of vocational education.


From preschool through 12th grade, a Denver Christian School education prepares students for college. We know that God may not call all of our graduates to attend college, but a college preparatory program (filled with critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, STEM, and the fine arts) encourages life-long learners, personal development, and active citizenship. In short, a college preparatory curriculum is the best way to inspire and equip students to engage the world … and that is our mission at DCS.

Mission Statement

This statement of Denver Christian’s mission emphasizes an important distinction in the educational choices that are available to parents as they select a school for their children. Denver Christian seeks to prepare students to be useful and effective in God’s kingdom. As we have received grace from Christ, we take up our task of communicating that grace and love to a broken world. Our mission is more than a set of words; it is at the heart of everything we do to educate children everyday.


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Admission Information

Denver Christian’s goal is to inspire and equip children of Christian parents to engage the world with Christ’s transforming power and love. To do this we have built a strong academic and extra-curricular program that is highly competitive with other Denver private schools. Denver Christian is unique and special because we teach everything from a Biblical perspective. This allows students to learn about God and His love for them in all aspects of their life. Christian education is a wonderful investment into your children’s lives and we look forward to partnering with you as parents on this journey. For more information please see our website at or call us at 303-763-7919.

International Admission Information

Denver Christian School has a large and growing international student population from countries around the world. Please see our website for more information about our International Student Program.

Tuition Information

Please Contact our Admissions Director for current tuition rates at or call 303-763-7919



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


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Admission Considerations

Very Important: Religious Affiliation Commitment, Admissions Tests



Academic Calendar: Trimester

  • AP Biology
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 410
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 25
Kindergarten 24
1 15
2 23
3 22
4 25
5 50
6 32
7 41
8 27
9 31
10 26
11 37
12 32

Denver Christian School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Denver Christian School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Average Class Size 20
Director of Admissions   Carrie Johnson
Director of Community/ Elementary Principal   Rich Schemper
Director of Student Life/ Middle School Principal   Tyler Amidon
Director of Academics/ High School Principal   Steve Kortenhoeven


To further enhance the educational process, Denver Christian’s extra-curricular programs provide a wide range of activities that nurture whole child development. We offer a competitive Athletics program for sixth through twelfth grade students with a variety of fall, winter and spring sports. Fine Arts and Performing Arts programs are available during the school day for all students with deeper experiences offered after school for middle school and high school students. Denver Christian also offers a number of in school and after School Clubs and Trips to complement the academic curriculum. At Denver Christian School, we seek to create an environment that encourages students to explore many different kinds of extra-curricular activities by coordinating program schedules among the groups to make them compatible for students and parents. We strive to help students explore their interests and help them develop their unique God-given gifts and talents.
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Campus Ministries
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Debate
  • Engineering Club/ Engineering Society
  • Honor Society
  • Jazz Band
  • Student Council
  • Technology Club
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Christian Schools International (CSI)

Other school associations

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