Briarwood Christian School

2204 Briarwood Way,
Birmingham, AL, 35243-0352
Tel: (205)776-5812
Briarwood Christian School provides excellence in education in a Christ-centered environment through impact-oriented leadership that will challenge and inspire the whole student, equipping each student to glorify God by responsible action in contemporary society.
Believing that all truth is a manifestation of God's sovereignty in creation, we desire to establish a school which in its ultimate purpose glorifies and reveals God.
Man, made in the image of God, is responsible to God in all things; therefore, his education must enable him to understand and use the created universe and to live by the precepts which He has established for Godly living.
Knowing that man has chosen to glorify himself and worship his own works rather than worship and glorify God, we understand that our students have a nature which hinders them from achieving the objectives which we have named.
However, knowing that the Lord, Himself, has provided a way for these children to reach their full potential through His payment for sin on the cross, we realize that each child here has a unique and valuable place in the plan of God and must be highly esteemed and respected.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 1980 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Briarwood Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 69%
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Average SAT score 1186
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(modest and neat)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies grade to grade- see the website
Admissions Director Kelly McCarthy Mooney

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hoover Christian School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeside Baptist Church Kindergarten (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Southminster Day School (2.2 miles away)
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  • Birmingham Lakeside Baptist Church Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    2865 Old Rocky Ridge Road
    Birmingham , AL , 35243
    (205)823-2580
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0.5  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Birmingham
    God's House Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    4660 Caldwell Mill Rd
    Birmingham , AL , 35243
    (205)967-7611
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    1.6  mi  |  189  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Vestavia Southminster Day School
    (Presbyterian)
    1124 Montgomery Hwy
    Vestavia , AL , 35216
    (205)822-9531
    (Presbyterian)
    2.2  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Birmingham Vestavia Day School
    (Methodist)
    2061 Kentucky Ave
    Birmingham , AL , 35216
    (205)979-2415
    (Methodist)
    2.7  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Birmingham
    St. Mark United Methodist Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2901 Columbiana Rd
    Birmingham , AL , 35216
    (205)822-1312
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    2.7  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  NS-K

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