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Frequently
Asked Questions

1.  How do I begin the enrollment process for my child?

If you are interested in finding out more about DCS, please fill out the inquiry form so we may connect with you and schedule an on campus visit.

At Dade Christian School, we challenge students to become well-balanced, Christ-like persons by educating them in the mental, physical, social, and spiritual realms of the Christian Faith.

 

The application process serves the purpose of evaluating the student’s academic commitment and current grade level, while engaging with parents and their investment in their child’s education.

Our application process begins after families attend an on campus visit.

 

Our Admissions Office is open Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

2.  What is the cost of tuition and how are payments made?

Tuition costs vary based on the student’s grade level, please refer to the Rate Schedule for complete information.

Payments may be made on a monthly or annual basis.

3.  What additional fees can a parent expect to incur,
ie. uniforms and lunch?

Parents may purchase uniforms directly from Dennis Uniforms, please visit the

School Uniforms page for details.

Our Crusader Cafe is a full-service cafeteria with a wide variety of food/snack options.

Cost depends on selection.

4.  Is there Financial Assistance available?

Yes, please visit the Financial Aid page under the Admissions tab for more information.

5.  My child is currently part of a gifted program.
Will DCS challenge him/her academically?

At Dade Christian School, Academic Rigor is paramount to us.

 

In using the Bob Jones University curriculum in Elementary and Secondary, students are challenged on both sides of the bell curve. 

 

In addition, beginning August 2022, we will be inaugurating our new academic program, Scholars Track, for qualifying students in 5th – 12th grade.

 

DCS also offers Dual Enrollment courses from three distinct Colleges for qualifying High School students.

6.  Does your curriculum include enrichment courses? 

Absolutely! Enrichment classes are an important part of our curriculum and include Spanish, Computers, Art, Music, and Media Center. 

 

Upper Elementary students also have the option to take Band OR Choir, and Secondary students may choose from a wide array of elective courses.

7.  What is the average student-to-teacher ratio?

In Pre-School, the student-teacher ration is 1:10 students. In Elementary, the ratio is 1:16 students. The average class size in Secondary is 15 students.

8.  What is the youngest age I can enroll my child in DCS?

We admit students as young as two-years-old into our 2K Program.

 

The Two-Year-Old Kindergarten program provides care that supports the cognitive, emotional and physical development stages of toddlers in a safe, happy and clean learning environment.

 

For more information about 2K as well as our preschool, elementary and secondary programs, please contact the Admissions Office at 305-827-8767.

9. Where can I purchase School Uniforms? 

Dade Christian School is excited to announce Dennis Uniforms as our official uniform provider.

 

Students are required to adhere to the policies stated in the Student Handbook regarding appearance and attire.

Uniforms may be purchased at the following location:

 

Dennis Uniforms located in the Plantation Village Shopping Center

5225 W Broward Blvd #C

Plantation, FL 33317

954.581.1761

 

www.dennisuniform.com

 

Store Hours:

Monday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Wednesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday Closed

Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

By Phone:

Customer Service Representatives are available Monday to Friday from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm (Pacific Time) to take your order at: 1-800.854.6951