Bethel Christian Schools

2425 Van Buren Blvd,
Riverside, CA, 92503
Tel: (951)359-1123
BCS is committed to providing an atmosphere of learning in a Christian environment.  Most students test at least one year above grade level in state achievement tests and most high school graduates go on to college.  Although small, BCS is competitive in sports in the CIF Majestic League (high school) and in the Sharp International Dance Circuit (all ages).  All grades are on one campus - very convenient for families!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian (no specific denomination)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 48%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses AP English  
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School polos & twill pants/shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes $4,500 k-5 $5,000 6-8 $5,500 9-12
Admissions Director Dr. Ronda Crites
Admissions Associate Dr. Patrick Patterson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCross CountryDanceSoccer
SoftballVolleyball
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance classes Dance classes, 

School Notes:

    • A Beka curriculum in grades K-5
    • All K-6 teachers have bachelor's degrees or higher
    • McGraw/Hill-Glencoe in grades 6-12 with Christian supplementals
    • All 6-12 core class teachers have bachelor's degrees or higher
    • Competitive sports for grades 4-12
    • Competitive dance for grades 1-12
    • Hot lunch program for all grades
    • Before- and after-school daycare available for all grades

    Profile last updated: 12/11/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverside Christian Schools (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverside Christian Schools (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Riverside Christian Schools (1.6 miles away)
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