Admissions Testing

All Dayton Christian School K-12 applicants and Homeschool Hybrid applicants must complete admissions testing. 

Early Applicants (November 1 – January 15)
The admissions office will contact early applicants to schedule testing.

Test Dates (January 16 – July 15)
Applicants in Grades 1 through 3 will be contacted by the assessment office to schedule a test. 
Applicants in Grades 4 through 12 should schedule a testing date from their application checklist.

Kindergarten Applicants
The first kindergarten test will take place in late March. The admissions office will contact applicants to schedule testing. Early kindergarten applicants accepted into Dayton Christian School will receive a conditional acceptance pending kindergarten readiness test results.

Test Day Details
Applicants in Grades 1 through 3 are tested individually.
Applicants in Grades 4 through 12 are tested in a group.
Admissions tests will take place at 8:30 am and 1 pm. 

Parents and Legal Guardians
Parents/legal guardians will receive a Vineland test for students in kindergarten on the day of the admissions test. Vineland must be completed and dropped off at test pick-up time. Parents/legal guardians are welcome to wait at school or leave and come back.