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Applying to Denver Christian School

Thank you for your interest in applying to Denver Christian School!

Admission for the 2022-2023 school year is open! In order for your student to be considered for enrollment, please follow the enrollment checklist listed below.

Enrollment Deadlines

First Round enrollment deadline: December 17, 2021. Family will be notified by January 21, 2022

Second Round Enrollment Deadline: March 7, 2022 – Family will be notified by April 8, 2022

*If you apply after the second round deadline, your application will be processed as soon as your enrollment checklist has been completed.

Enrollment Checklist:

Step 1: Apply 

Submit an online application using the link below. Additionally, we require the following documents for a completed student file: current school report cards, standardized testing, immunization records on file, a birth certificate copy, and a documented IEP or 504 report (if applicable).  Please note that the online application also includes providing emails for teacher referrals.  Please send requested documentation to ldeboer@denverchristian.org or  Denver Christian School, ATTN: Lisa DeBoer, 3898 S. Teller St., Lakewood CO 80235.  A $25 nonrefundable new student application fee is due with your online application. 

Step 2: Campus Tour

Our admissions team is available throughout the week to provide tours for prospective families. You will not only see our beautiful campus but also be able to interact with teachers and staff, see our teachers and students in action, and have your specific questions answered by our admissions team. Click on this link to set up a personal tour.

Step 3: Shadow Student Experience

We encourage all prospective students (elementary, middle and high school) to spend the day with a current student during a shadow day. This allows potential students to experience Denver Christian first hand in order to determine if we are the right school for you! Click on this link to set up a shadow day experience.

Step 4: Entrance Testing

We use the MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) test to determine placement level at Denver Christian. If your student does not have current MAP test scores, we will require them to take the MAP test at Denver Christian prior to acceptance/enrollment. Entrance testing for the second round of enrollment will take place on Thursday, February 11th, Tuesday, March 8th, and Thursday, May 20th. Testing typically takes an hour and a half. Please email Lisa DeBoer to register for testing.

Step 5: Interview

Once we receive your application packet and fees, and you have completed the campus tour and shadow experience portion of our admissions process, our admissions team will review your student’s file and will then contact you to schedule an interview. We view education at Denver Christian as a partnership with families.  We value the interview as an opportunity to get to know your family and learn more about your student. If all admissions requirements are satisfied, the DC Admissions Office will notify the parent that the student has been accepted as a new student!

Step 6: Enroll 

Following the completion of your online application and interview, we will invite you to finalize your student’s enrollment at Denver Christian School.  Enrollment and continuous enrollment fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and do not apply to tuition.