DCCS is a great affordable private school option for your students! It offers a substantially higher learning experience than the public schools in the area. DCCS is a Christian school that offers a Godly worldview which is vital in today's society. Your students will experience smaller class sizes
... Read more which offers individual attention from teachers and staff. The versatile curriculum, specialized classes, and personal relationships gained at this school are unmatched. I love the fact the name of Jesus is freely spoken and acted upon in this school. With greater enrollment, God's Kingdom will grow and prosper. This is a great school, please come check us out and join the DCCS family! Read less
Posted by a teacher on 09/22/13
DCCS has taught me to be a God fearing and intelligent young lady. I love DCCS and everyone in it. I will miss them a lot next year. But, I know that I will well prepared for high school
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Posted by a other on 09/11/13
Deer Creek has done amazing things for my children when it comes to learning and living life the way God wants us to live it. They teach at a high level and because of this, my kids score well above average on standardized testing. I love being able to drop my kids off with the feeling that I know they
... Read more are safe. Class time isn't spent on correcting behavior of disruptive kids because those kind of kids aren't at Deer Creek. Time is spent on learning. You don't have to worry about fights breaking out, kids talking about in appropriate things, or any of the other issues that you see in the public school system. The teachers are loved by their students and parents. Putting my children in Deer Creek is the best decision we made and I highly recommend it for anyone who is considering other schools to choose deer creek first. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/09/13
Deer Creek Christian School has been our son's school since preschool and he's now in 3rd grade. The teachers and administration strive on a daily basis to educate the whole student body with knowledge for today's world as well as surround them with examples of God's love.
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Posted by a parent on 09/03/13
Deer Creek Christian School is one where a parent can have complete peace of mind each and every day. The students are happy, friendly, caring and kind. They directly reflect the environment cultivated by the dedicated teaching staff. Everyone at Deer Creek is like part of a family, committed and involved
... Read more with making it the best school it can be. My children are happy here, receive a quality education and are in a positive, uplifting environment. Not to mention the individualized instruction from the low student-teacher ratio. If you're considering DCCS, come take a tour and you'll never look back! Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/03/13
Deer Creek Christian School is a great school to send your children to! The teachers are wonderful and caring. Children come to school to learn and get the best education they can! Deer Creek provides that learning atmosphere! My girls went to Deer Creek from Pre-School through 8th grade and they were
... Read more well prepared for High School! They went into Honors classes and were leaders at their school. This is what every parent wants for their children; to go to school to learn all that they can and not have to worry about the bad stuff that goes on in some schools. We need to encourage children to be the best they can and Deer Creek does that! If you want loving caring teachers and staff, then this is the school for you! Read less
Posted by a teacher on 08/30/13
Simply the BEST OF THE BEST! The teacher/student ratio is very low! The academic scores are VERY high! I've 2 children (the first has been accepted to an Ivy League, East Coast School with a Scholarship, and the second child has a couple more years at DCCS.) This school completely prepared my older
... Read more student for success in high school, and life. They instill a deep foundation of education, Christian values, humanity, along with friendships, and a love of learning. My children LOVE THIS SCHOOL & SO DO MY SPOUSE AND I! It may cost more than a public education, but it's the BEST INVESTMENT we've EVERY MADE!!! The adage "You get what you pay for" is never more apparent than in a child's education! They are the future of the world, don't trust education to just anyone! Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/09/13
It is an amazing school! I would send my child here! It was an amazing there! Its great!
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Posted by a parent on 11/28/11
I really love DCCS. Academic and Christian values are great, I observed the teachers of all classes and I give them a 5 star. Only one little thing I prayed that God will give the PE teacher a little more patient with the kids otherwise, the PE teacher is great. The principal is wonderful with the
... Read more parents, students, and staff, 5 star for the principal. I'm very impressed with my child achievement test scores! God Bless You DCCS and family. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/06/11
Great school! If you want your children to be taught a Christian world-view from caring, dedicated, hard-working teachers, then Deer Creek is the place to send your kids. My experience has been, that my kids are MORE than ready for the next level of education they receive and they love going to Deer
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University Park schools — Deer Creek Christian School is located at 425 Exchange St, University Park IL 60484. 425 Exchange St is in the 60484 ZIP code in University Park, IL Deer Creek Christian School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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