Dutchess Christian School
A Coeducational Christian Day School
of Fellowship Christian Ministries
59 Fisk Street - Red Hook, New York - 12571
"Building a Strong Foundation for Life"
Northern Dutchess Christian School is proud to announce that we have successfully started our High School Program! This past September, we started with a ninth grade,
and look forward to adding a tenth grade in 1999, an eleventh grade in 2000, and a senior class
in 2001. This year's ninth graders is the class of 2002! Call the phone number above
to make your reservation now! Space is limited.
TYPE: Coeducational Christian Day School
GRADES: Preschool - ages 3 & 4
- ages 4 & 5
Elementary - grades 1 through 8
- grade 9
Northern Dutchess Christian School is a ministry of Fellowship
Christian Ministries and a member in good standing with the Association of Christian
REASONS TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO A CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
If you believe that God is the source of all truth.
2. If you would like to have
teachers in charge of your
child’s instruction who are personally committed to
3. If you believe that living a moral life and being a good citizen
based on a love for God and His Word.
4. If you feel daily devotions, prayer in
the classroom and Christian friendships are very important to the growing and learning
Purpose: NDCS exists to build a firm foundation for life
where the strengths of the individual can be expressed and nurtured by providing
a Christ-centered Biblically directed education which instills discernment, vision
and practice in character, academics and service.
TO BUILD A FIRM FOUNDATION FOR LIFE WHERE
THE STRENGTHS OF THE INDIVIDUAL CAN BE EXPRESSED AND NURTURED BY PROVIDING A CHRIST-ORIENTED
BIBLICALLY DIRECTED EDUCATION WHICH INSTILLS DISCERNMENT, VISION AND PRACTICE IN
CHARACTER, ACADEMICS AND SERVICE.
*PRE-K - 8TH GRADE
*OPTION OF FULL
OR HALF DAY KINDERGARTEN
*SMALL CLASS SIZE
*CERTIFIED STAFF OF DEDICATED
*SUPERIOR STANDARDIZED TEST AND NEW YORK PEP TEST SCORES
SUBJECTS INCLUDING MUSIC, GYM, HEALTH, COMPUTER AND SPANISH
*FIELD TRIPS: LOCAL,
NYC, BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA, WASHINGTON, D.C., OUTDOOR CAMPING
*WIDE SCOPE OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
*MEMBER OF ACSI
(ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL)
Your Christian Choice . . .
Christian values and academic excellence are
the foundation of education at NDCS. The school strives to meet the spiritual needs
of the developing child through Christian teachers who guide and serve as role models.
have daily Bible classes, weekly chapel, missionary speakers, missionary projects,
community outreach and opportunities to serve. Our Christian- based curriculum emphasizes
that God is at the center of all learning as the Creator-sustainer of the universe
and the source of all wisdom and knowledge.
order for children to make useful contributions to the world in which they live,
they must be free to create, think and experiment. Our curriculum design is such
that each student is encouraged to be creative, challenged to think and given opportunities
to incorporate learning into everyday life.
Academic standards are high and
a well-balanced curriculum is in place with a phonetic approach to reading. Each
classroom reflects the individual creativity and dedication of teachers and their
special approach to the learning process. Annual standardized testing scores show
our students achieving outstanding scores.
Our field trip program is well
developed and an outstanding enhancement to our academic program.
. . . in a Changing World.
Children must become productive members of the society in
which they live. NDCS has many activities that strive to develop self-confidence,
encourage social skills and prepare the student for positive relationships with peers
Student Council is an important part of this process as students
participate in decision-making through this form of Student government. They sponsor
and run a school store, school spirit week and other activities.
programs, musicals, chorus and community service are all important to self growth.
Our PTF encourages parental involvement and family-centered activities.
fitness is an integral part of a child’s whole development process.
in Kindergarten, we have developed a regular physical education program taught in
our facility. The program includes exercise, physical skills, relays, organized games
NDCS is a member of MHCAL (Mid-Hudson Christian Athletic League)
and competes with other members. The league includes interscholastic competition
in soccer, basketball, softball and cheerleading.
We strive to teach competition
with a positive attitude toward fairness and good sportsmanship.
Call now for enrollment
information. Packets are available,
including financial information and