Welcome to Dominion Christian School, a rigorous, K-12 classical Christian college preparatory program with campuses in Oakton (grades K-6) and Reston, Virginia (grades 7-12). We invite you to learn more about Dominion by visiting the navigation menus at the top of this page and by reviewing the distinctives of our program below.

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What sets Dominion apart from other schools in the area?

  • Students apply a Reformation understanding of Scriptures to all subjects they learn
  • Our classes join the Great Conversation as students drink deeply from the Western Canon of literature, theology, history, and the arts
  • Integrated courses in history, Biblical theology, literature, and the arts provide a holistic and well-rounded education
  • Students enjoy the strength of and emphasis upon the quality of the mathematics and science faculty and curriculum
  • Students take a fine arts course in music, drama, or visual arts every year
  • Our proven classical pedagogy provides a structure for teaching students what they want to know when they want to know it
  • In the middle and upper schools, the Harkness method of instruction produces deeply thoughtful academic scholars
  • Formal logic, informal logic, rhetoric, fine arts (drama, art, music), languages (two high school credits of Latin, four credits of Spanish), physical education/athletics, and library are part of our core curriculum
  • Weekly lower school memory period in which lower school students memorize important true, good, and beautiful poetry, speeches, or significant works
  • We offer a variety of clubs or activities for students of all ages
  • The upper school provides a weekly student seminar, which allows students the opportunity to engage with notable moral, political, and opinion leaders in the Washington, D.C. area
  • Dominion provides opportunities for all middle and upper school students to enjoy educational travel, including a junior- or senior-level educational tour of Rome and Florence
  • The school values having a four-year college guidance relationship with every upper school student
  • Middle and upper school students enjoy participating in an active student government program
  • Co-curriculars feature a growing middle and upper school athletic program
  • Year-over-year, Dominion consistently enjoys a student retention rate of approximately 95%, reflecting a high degree of satisfaction among parents