Bethany Christian School

6304 South Price Road
Tempe, AZ 85283
Tel: (480)752-8993
Grades: K-8 | 193 students
Enrolling your student at Bethany Christian School is more than positioning him or her for academic success; it is establishing them in a community where the love and grace of Christ is taught and experienced.
Our professional, certified teachers and caring staff partner with parents and guardians to work toward their children's spiritual, academic, emotional and social successes. Bethany Christian School is an interdemoninational elementary and middle school, serving Christian families in the East Valley since 1995.
Over 40 churches are represented in our student body.
We have received accreditation through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) to ensure the finest quality in every aspect of its ministry.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Disabilities, Mild Learning Differences, Dyslexia Therapy, On-site Tutor
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Bethany Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No daily uniforms; chapel shirts on Fridays; neat, appropriate clothing required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,015
Tuition Notes Kinder Annual Tuition: $5512 Elementary Annual Tuition: $7015 Middle School Annual Tuition: $7570
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jordan Whitlach


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Lego Club / Robotics Club, Mighty Cats Sports, Running Club, Scouts, Twinkle Toes Chess Club, Running Club, Scouts, Twinkle Toes, Lego Club / Robotics Club,
Mighty Cats Sports,

School Notes

  • Christian Discipleship: to teach students how to listen to, walk with, and be more like Christ.
  • Academic Excellence: to educate students to find their passion and develop their gifts and talents to love and to serve God in all aspects of life. 
  • School Community: to provide a safe, caring environment where students and families are encouraged to love your neighbor as yourself.
  • Mission Statement: We believe life has meaning and significance only in relationship with God.  We lead each student toward a relationship with Jesus Christ, and encourage each one to reach his or her unique potential. 
  • Vision: BCS delivers academic excellence from a biblical worldview, in a caring, Christ-centered environment.  By partnering with parents, we help students develop critical thinking skills and a strong foundation to recognize the God given talents and gifts with which they have been blessed so that they may become confident, intentional Christian leaders.
  • Additional Programs: As a convenience to parents and students, Bethany offers the following services: extended care (before & after school); hot lunch program; tuition reduction opportunities; extracurricular activities, clubs and sports.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

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School Reviews

The quality of the academic program at Bethany Christian School is evidence in very strong ways through the lives of those who have gone through the school's program. Music, art, sports and various other activities are outstanding as well. The campus is convenient to the 101, is safe and is well suited to a K-8 environment. Recent parent comments about the school: BCS is a blessed environment; has positive energy; is safe; spiritually fulfilling; hard to imagine being anywhere else; immersion in biblical application; kids from school have been transformed and have a strong foundation
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16

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