Admission Process

Admissions Policy

  • Delavan Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, or any other basis prohibited by law in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletic programs, or other school-administered programs.
  • Parents who enroll their child at Delavan Christian School do so primarily in response to the desire to acknowledge God as the center of education.
  • Delavan Christian School is an extension of the church and home. We are here to serve the families of the Christian community.

 

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible to enroll a child at Delavan Christian School, parents must:

  • Provide documentation showing that children in preschool, prekindergarten, and kindergarten respectively must be 3 years old for preschool, 4 years old for prekindergarten, and 5 years old for kindergarten on or before September 1 of the same year of enrollment. Students must be toilet trained.
  • Read and sign all documents within the application packet.
  • Provide a birth certificate for each child enrolled at Delavan Christian School. The name on the birth certificate will be used in all school records unless a mutually agreed upon name is chosen by both biological parents. Provide court guardianship papers if applicable.
  • Provide a copy of the current report card and the current Individualized Education Program (IEP) plan of each child, if applicable.
  • Provide a copy of the health records for each child.
  • Agree with school policies and the Statement of Belief.
  • Be participating in practices that would be considered by the school as moral and consistent with a biblical Christian lifestyle.

 

Application Process

  • Families that inquire about enrolling their children at Delavan Christian School will receive an information packet, an opportunity to visit with the school administrator, and a tour of the facility.
  • An application will be completed and sent to the school office.
  • Arrangements will be made at a mutually agreeable time for the parents, administrator, and representatives of the school board to meet for an interview.
  • The interview will include:
    • An opening prayer
    • A discussion on the motivation for choosing Christian education
    • The reading of the Statement of Belief
    • The reading of the Parent Contract
    • The reading of the Financial Contract
    • The collection of signatures on all school documents in the application
    • A time to ask questions of each other
  • Based on the interview and initial documents, Delavan Christian School may request the parents to submit their child’s complete school records.
  • If significant issues exist between the family and the previous school their children attended, the administrator and or the school board may, prior to the interview, decide not to proceed and/or shall review family situations in conflict with this policy that arise following enrollment of children individually.
  • Following the interview, the school board president will call the applicants to inform them of the board decision. In most cases, this will happen within a week.