DC is an independent college preparatory Christian school in the Philadelphia area that combines spiritual vitality and academic rigor.
DC's mission is to educate students who will serve God and impact the world through biblical thought and action.
Founded in 1950
DC is a diverse community in multiple ways:
- Students of Color represent 38% of the student body.
- International students from 13 countries have been enrolled.
- Families attending the school represent over 150 churches.
- The college preparatory curriculum supports academic diversity with resource rooms and learning support.
Colors: Hunter green and white
Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA)
Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL)
Over 95% of Middle School Students participate in athletics
13 Middle School Sport Teams
69% of Upper School Students participate in athletics
18 Varsity Sport Teams
The Lower School is equipped with classroom Smartboards and a computer lab adjacent to the library. Early childhood education utilizes iPads.
The Middle School is equipped with classroom Smartboards and classroom sets of Chromebooks.
Each Upper School student is issued a Chromebook as part of our 1:1 initiative. Upper School classrooms are equipped with Smartboards and DC has both a PC lab and MAC lab in the Upper School.
Located on 49 acres across two campuses in Newtown Square and Devon, both western suburbs of Philadelphia.
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DC is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and the Association of Christian School International (ACSI).
The Association of Christian Schools International
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability®
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools
Delaware County Christian School (DC) is an independent Christian school incorporated as a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation under the name Delaware County Christian School Society, Inc. The school is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by current parents, faculty, staff, and former parents and alumni who financially contribute to the school. As “keepers” of DC’s Mission, the Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the DC Mission is realized both today and in the future, through establishing strategic direction of the school and providing oversight of the Head of School.