Statement of Educational Purposes

The mission of Delavan Christian School is to provide for the children of the Christian community a quality education firmly rooted in God's Word.

Delavan Christian School has six educational purposes that the school seeks to accomplish in each student.

- Intellectual Growth
Students will experience growth in their intellectual insight and knowledge.  They will thirst for knowledge that teaches them how to analyze, to sort out, to appreciate, to comprehend, to see relationships and to imagine in God's world.  

- Moral Growth
Students will experience growth in moral development. They will internalize God's Law, they will make choices, they will develop healthy attitudes. Students will grow according to the Fruits of the Spirit outlined in Galatians 5:22-23.

- Creative Growth
Students will unwrap their God-given creative gifts in all areas of the school curriculum. Students will appreciate each individual's uniqueness and develop their creative expression. 

- Physical Growth
Students will discover physical growth through kinesthetic and athletic experiences. They will see their bodies as temples of the Lord (1 Cor. 6:19).

- Emotional Growth
Students will discover their wide range of emotions and learn to share them appropriately in social and academic settings.

- Spiritual Growth
Students will discover God at work in the lives of all staff and students through his Holy Spirit. Students will seek to grow in the wisdom and knowledge of the Lord.

Delavan Christian School Statement of Philosophy

Why does Delavan Christian School exist? 

1. To develop and confirm in the student a true love for God by showing His excellencies as Creator, provider and Savior.  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and soul and mind and strength.

2. To develop the student's concern for loving service to others and his/her capability of evaluating others successes and failures in present and past cultures.  You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

3. To develop each student's God-given ability in the natural sciences, language, history, fine and practical arts so that he/she may be a productive and well-rounded person, exercising a faithful stewardship to God's glory. Whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God.

4. To create and foster a living, working partnership between the parents, students and staff in the development of the whole child.