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Desert Christian Schools
  • Private, Christian (General)
  • TUCSON, AZ

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade B+

editorial

Desert Christian Schools is a highly rated, private, Christian school located in TUCSON, AZ. It has 402 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $11,675 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 87% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,675
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid
$3,860

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1160
33 responses
Average ACT
27
8 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
  • Spirit Week
    27%
  • Grandparent Day Speech Meet Desert Dash
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    12%
  • The Winter Dance
    12%
  • "Blue out" basket ball games
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Lockdowns
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
402
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
69%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$43,425
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$846
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$155,300
National
$217,500
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