Dover First Christian School
Phone: (302) 526-4998 | Fax: (302) 672-0130

655 Wyoming Ave Dover, DE 19904

Our Philosophy

Dover First Christian School pre-kindergarten through 8th Grade programs are highly academic and focus on teaching the whole child. We provide developmentally appropriate practices to develop the mind, body, and spiritual understanding in a loving Christ centered environment.

As experience is a marvelous teacher, we believe that children have to become involved to learn. They have to see, hear, feel, taste, and smell. Being involved in class means a lot of activity and mobility through the use of play, song, quiet times, and conversation all to develop the whole child.

We believe children need success, love, and fun as much as they need food, shelter, and clothing. Children are able to develop fully when they have a positive self image and continue to develop their overall potential. We laugh and smile everyday with the children affirming them and allowing them to understand we love, appreciate, and care for them while striving for excellence in all they accomplish.

Our Mission
The mission of Dover First Christian School is to provide a safe Christian learning environment that fosters and encourages the development of the whole child-cognitively, physically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially, and to empower them to live a Christian life of service and purpose.
Faculty & Staff

Angela Singh

Principal & Teacher
principal@doverfirstchristianschool.org

Mrs. Singh is a bilingual instructor with seven years' of professional teaching experience as a 1st through 8th grade multi-grade teacher. Mrs. Singh graduated from Union College with a K-12 Education Degree, a minor in Youth Ministry, and an endorsement in Religion. She is a firm believer that education should be fun, challenging and creative. Mrs. Singh is a careful manager of time, strategies, and communications. Mrs. Singh believes in making a positive environment through classroom design. She is dedicated to nurturing lifelong learners by both demonstrating and instilling a passion for Christ and service to humanity.

Sam Engles

4th - 8th Grade Teacher
sengles@doverfirstchristianschool.org

Mr. Engles is an Elementary Educator with 3 years experience. Mr. Engles also has 5 years of educational experience in the elementary classroom as an Aide for the Adventist System. Mr. Engles graduated from Columbia Union College (Washington Adventist University) with a K-8 Educational Degree. He is a firm believer that every student has the opportunity to be successful. Mr. Engles enjoys teaching through student-lead education and hands-on practices allowing students to master their education. He is dedicated to nurturing lifelong learners by both demonstrating and instilling a passion for Chirst and service to humanity.

Dina Parker

Teacher
dparker@doverfirstchristianschool.org

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Wayne Martin

Guitar Instructor
 

Mr. Wayne comes from a family of musicians. He and his brother have played for various artists such as The Everly Brothers, The Kingston Trio, and a variety of different country artists. Mr. Wayne has been part of many gospel groups such as The New Horizon, The Master's Troubadour, and The Compassion. Mr. Wayne has composed 2 albums and written 25 gospel songs in his lifetime. He has studied classical guitar under the direction of Jeff Thornley. Mr. Wayne partnered with the Reach foundation to raise money for the education of the children in Honduras, vaccinations, food, and clothing. He holds this as one of his greatest achievements. Mr. Wayne is dedicated to nurturing the gift of music at DFCS by both demonstrating and instilling a passion for Christ and service to humanity.

Tuition & Financial Aid
Our goal is that money will not stand in the way for any qualified families. Dover First Christian School has a robust need-based scholarship program to assist families who demonstrate a financial need through the Smart Tuition Financial Assessment Process. Smart Tuition is a confidential, online, 3rd party vendor whose goal is to assist in determining financial need for our current and new families. Let us explore how we can work together to welcome your family into the Dover First Christian School community.
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Request A Free Educational Success Consultation

As part of our commitment to the educational ministry of Dover First Christian School, we have added an important component to our Admissions process: the educational success consultation with our Principal, Angela Singh. An educational success consultation is designed to actively engage and support parents in making wise educational decisions for their children. Each and every parent inquiry begins with a scheduled educational success consultation.

Whether the parents have made the decision to choose Dover First Christian School or they are still considering their options, this consultation will focus on parent’s aspirations and goals for their child, academic preparation, planning for future choices, faith and Christian leadership development. This will also help the school in numerous ways, should they choose Dover First Christian School, to better serve their child. Both parents are encouraged to attend the consultation.