Lakeside Christian School

Tel: (727)461-3311
Grades: K-12 | 310 students
Lakeside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Lakeside Community Chapel to provide the youth of today with the academic and spiritual training to be the Christian adults of tomorrow.
Every aspect of the school's educational program is centered on the eternal truths of God's Word, and promotes the development of each student to reach his highest potential.
As the curriculum and programs are submitted to the scriptural test, we can be confident that the young people are being trained for their future service for the Lord.
Lakeside's goal is to present to our students an education that is wrapped within a biblical worldview.
We accomplish this through the combination of the best Christian teacher and the best available curriculum.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Lakeside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School polo with khaki pants/shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 30 / Aug. 1
Tuition Notes We accept McKay and Step Up Scholarships. Parents may seek tuition scholarships through FAST filing. See website for information.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jim Jensen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Lakeside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Lakeside Community Chapel to provide the youth of today with the academic and spiritual training to be the Christian adults of tomorrow. Every aspect of the school's educational program is centered on the eternal truths of God's Word, and promotes the development of each student to reach his highest potential. The Bible teaches that responsibility for the training of children is given by God to their parents, and it is the goal of Lakeside to assist parents in carrying out this responsibility. As the curriculum and programs are submitted to the scriptural test, we can be confident that the young people are being trained for their future service for the Lord. Lakeside's goal is to present to our students an education that is wrapped within a biblical worldview. We accomplish this through the combination of the best Christian teacher and the best available curriculum. When a curriculum used is not from a Christian publisher, Lakeside teachers will incorporate and integrate God's Word into their daily lessons, as well as into their modeling of Christ to the school and community.
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School Reviews

I've had three kids at Lakeside for the past 7 yrs. Wouldn't have them anywhere else. Biblical application to classes. Small school setting so more like family. If you have a question or concern, teachers and administrators readily available. Mr. Jensen is the family favorite ?'?. Never seen him be anything other than kind. Go Lions!
- Posted by Parent, 05/12/16
I have had a student in Lakeside Christian School for the last 25 years. My 4 children went there and now my granddaughter is attending. When I think of schools for my children there has been no other school I would consider then Lakeside Christian. The staff, teachers and administration has never been anything different then loving, kind and accessible. They really want the best for our kids no matter what. If you are looking for a school that shows the Love of Christ in everything they do this is the place for you.
- Posted by Parent, 10/08/15
I am proud to say that I am a 2015 graduate of Lakeside. Being at Lakeside was the most influential times of my life. Lakeside is not only a school to me the close one on one interaction makes it like a family. They display a strong Christian atmosphere not only through words but through their actions. I would highly recommend Lakeside Christian school. -De'Andre Dodson
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/17/15

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