The DC Difference

"Dayton Christian teaches a Christian worldview, and each of my kids has thrived in this school. I am impressed with the dedication of the teachers and staff and nurturing love they have for the students."

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Join us Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 pm in the Dayton Christian School cafeteria to learn more about the DC difference!

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Welcome

At Dayton Christian School, we boldly proclaim a Christian worldview in all that we do. We seek to prepare our students for life by providing strong, Christ-centered, Biblically-based academics, a full spectrum of athletics, excellent fine arts, and a multitude of service opportunities. Along the way, our students are impacted daily by our “living curriculum” – our faculty and staff living out their own walk of faith before them. As a result, our students learn to seek God’s truth for their own lives. A DCS graduate is prepared for college or the career world and ready to impact their world in a God-honoring way. Learn More

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Alumni
DC Stories

Michael
Class of 2012

If I hadn’t attended Dayton Christian, I wouldn’t have made it to college.  I am not really certain I would have the faithful foundation that I have now.  The experiences that I had at Dayton Christian are priceless, and I’m thankful to the Lord and to everyone in the DC family who invested in me.

I’m thankful to the Lord and to everyone in the DC family who invested in me.

DC Stories

Heewon
Class of 2016

There was so much to love at Dayton Christian: teachers who loved the Lord and me, students who pushed me to work harder, friends who encouraged me, and those chapel services filled with God’s love and the Holy Spirit. The best part of all were the teachers who sincerely cared about my life outside the classroom. They sacrificed so much… Read More

The best part of all were the teachers who sincerely cared about my life outside the classroom.

DC Stories

Leah
Class of 1996

Dayton Christian to me is a conduit of God's love, grace and mercy which humbly flows out-reaching its students, families, and communities. Its reach is far and wide and leaves a lasting mark on the generations of people who have walked its halls.

The heartbeat of this school is the teachers who selflessly love and humbly guide the students year after year.

Parents
DC Stories

Annie, Ryan and Brad
Parent

Our son started in the Dayton Christian Preschool program, and through this we have learned the importance of kindergarten readiness and transition. As he moves on to kindergarten at DC, he will benefit from consistency in the learning philosophy and routines, as well as familiarity with the building, teachers, and friends in his class, all of which have added up… Read More

We are so grateful that God led us to Dayton Christian Preschool! The caring teachers here pour their hearts into this school and shape their students with Biblical values, love, and kindness above and beyond academic learning.

DC Stories

Carrie
Parent

As a parent I appreciate Dayton Christian School and their commitment to excellence in all areas. One example is their implementation of safety doors and procedures to keep our children safe. Another area is the excellence of the teachers – they are all so compassionate and kind! They truly care for the students and desire for them to learn and… Read More

DC Stories

Julie
Parent

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DC has not only invested in our kids academically but spiritually and emotionally as well. Many have become good friends and I am so thankful for the influence they have had with our boys.

Students
DC Stories

Jocelyn
High School

What is your first memory at DC?

I remember crying with my mom on the first day of first grade. I wasn’t ready to leave her. But Mrs. Comer was a great teacher and she made my first day of school great. Read More

I love being allowed to pray at school, have Bible studies, and having chapel at school.

DC Stories

Samuel
Elementary

Who is one of your favorite DC teachers and why?

Mrs. Holliday is one of my favorite teachers. She is loving, caring, and encouraging. Read More

DC will help any kid to learn about Jesus in fun ways.

DC Stories

Solomon
High School

My favorite part about attending Dayton Christian School is not just the relationships I have built with my peers, but also the relationships I have with some of the teachers and staff. The faculty at Dayton Christian do not teach us school subjects, they teach us to make real-world connections with a Christian worldview. I appreciate the Biblical instruction and… Read More

I have encountered teachers that take time to learn about what I am interested in.

  • 100%

    100%

    of our graduates attend a four-year or two-year degree program or go into military service

  • 896

    896

    students represent 240 churches

  • 10,000

    10,000

    service hours every year

Dayton Blog

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    Managing the Media Monster in Your Home

    DCHS Director of Guidance Katie Reynolds recently hosted a parent meeting “Managing the Media Monster.” If you missed that event or her appearance on Fox45…

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    Managing the Media Monster in Your Home
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    Are You As Smart As You Think You Are?

    Have you ever seen the television show “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?” I have seen it once or twice, and I think there…

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    Are You As Smart As You Think You Are?
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    New Year’s Resolutions That Matter

    I don’t know about you, but the weeks after Christmas and New Year’s tends to be a time of introspection for me. After the excess…

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    New Year’s Resolutions That Matter
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    No Politically Correct Christmas Here

    At Dayton Christian School, we don’t have winter break. We enjoy a Christmas vacation. We don’t say “Season’s Greetings” or “Happy Holidays,” when we greet…

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    No Politically Correct Christmas Here
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    Wayfinding: Why We Do What We Do

    What am I here for? What am I spending my life for? These were questions that a former teacher of mine wrote in a letter…

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    Wayfinding: Why We Do What We Do
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    A Thankful People

    As I have walked the halls and classrooms of DC these past few weeks, I have taken note of the Thanksgiving art projects that line…

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    A Thankful People
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    DC: Where People Make All The Difference

    If you could have any job at DCS for a day (or even permanently), you’d want to have mine. As the communications manager, I have…

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    DC: Where People Make All The Difference
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    Take a Step Back, Mama Bear: Allowing Our Children to Endure Hardships

    We do it hundreds of times a day without even knowing it. We do it at the store, we do it when we are watching…

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    Take a Step Back, Mama Bear: Allowing Our Children to Endure Hardships
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    Wayfinding: Preparing Your Student for College

    Katie Reynolds, DCHS Director of Guidance, spoke with WDTN Channel 2 News last week about how to prepare your high school student for college. Here…

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    Wayfinding: Preparing Your Student for College
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    Wayfinding: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. Praise the Lord!

    I love to hear the stories of teachers and families as they relate God’s direction in their lives and the doors that the Lord has…

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    Wayfinding: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. Praise the Lord!
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Managing the Media Monster in Your Home

DCHS Director of Guidance Katie Reynolds recently hosted a parent meeting “Managing the Media Monster.” If you missed that event or her appearance on Fox45…

Read More
Managing the Media Monster in Your Home
Cross Icon

Are You As Smart As You Think You Are?

Have you ever seen the television show “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?” I have seen it once or twice, and I think there…

Read More
Are You As Smart As You Think You Are?
Cross Icon

New Year’s Resolutions That Matter

I don’t know about you, but the weeks after Christmas and New Year’s tends to be a time of introspection for me. After the excess…

Read More
New Year’s Resolutions That Matter
Cross Icon

No Politically Correct Christmas Here

At Dayton Christian School, we don’t have winter break. We enjoy a Christmas vacation. We don’t say “Season’s Greetings” or “Happy Holidays,” when we greet…

Read More
No Politically Correct Christmas Here
Cross Icon

Wayfinding: Why We Do What We Do

What am I here for? What am I spending my life for? These were questions that a former teacher of mine wrote in a letter…

Read More
Wayfinding: Why We Do What We Do
Cross Icon

A Thankful People

As I have walked the halls and classrooms of DC these past few weeks, I have taken note of the Thanksgiving art projects that line…

Read More
A Thankful People
Cross Icon

DC: Where People Make All The Difference

If you could have any job at DCS for a day (or even permanently), you’d want to have mine. As the communications manager, I have…

Read More
DC: Where People Make All The Difference
Cross Icon

Take a Step Back, Mama Bear: Allowing Our Children to Endure Hardships

We do it hundreds of times a day without even knowing it. We do it at the store, we do it when we are watching…

Read More
Take a Step Back, Mama Bear: Allowing Our Children to Endure Hardships
Cross Icon

Wayfinding: Preparing Your Student for College

Katie Reynolds, DCHS Director of Guidance, spoke with WDTN Channel 2 News last week about how to prepare your high school student for college. Here…

Read More
Wayfinding: Preparing Your Student for College
Cross Icon

Wayfinding: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. Praise the Lord!

I love to hear the stories of teachers and families as they relate God’s direction in their lives and the doors that the Lord has…

Read More
Wayfinding: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. Praise the Lord!

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  • TLC Admissions Event

    Come join us to find out more about Dayton Christian School! You will be able to Tour our facilities, Learn about our programs, and Connect with our principals and faculty.

  • ACSI Math Olympics

    Our middle school students will compete today for a chance to move on in the ACSI Math Olympics.

  • TLC Admissions Event

    Come join us to find out more about Dayton Christian School! You will be able to Tour our facilities, Learn about our programs, and Connect with our principals and faculty.

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