Bradenton Christian School

Tel: (941)792-5454
Grades: PK-12 | 583 students
Founded in 1960, Bradenton Christian (BCS), a fully accredited independent school prepares the hearts and minds of God’s children by offering challenging academics rooted in God’s word.
BCS is an interdenominational and parentally governed school where spiritual development through daily Bible classes, prayer, and weekly chapel is considered as critical to a student’s development as Mathematics and Language Arts.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
Christian Schools of Florida
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Calvinist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1960

Student Body

Total Students 583 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Bradenton Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Average SAT score 1512
Average ACT score 22
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Mrs. Darcy Leahy


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,

School Notes:

  • Approximately 580 students throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties (transportation is available) are served.In the Preschool and Elementary Schools, academic fundamentals, theme based study, and small class sizes are the building blocks to a sound spiritual and academic foundation for our young students. Enrichment classes such as Spanish and Computer Technology start in Preschool and continue through grade 5. The Secondary School is characterized by a college preparatory curriculum including Advanced Placement and Honors classes in every discipline. This is complemented by award-winning music & art programs, championship athletics, missions, community service, media broadcast studies, drama and numerous clubs.

Profile last updated: 04/11/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Broach School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunshine Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sunshine Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bradenton
    Sunshine Academy
    (Church of God)
    Grades: PK-4 | 108 students
    0.5 miles
    2520 43rd St W
    Bradenton, FL 34209
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-8 | 309 students
    1 miles
    2990 26th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-5 | 23 students
    1.1 miles
    2425 38th Avenue W
    Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Bradenton
    The Broach School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 63 students
    1.1 miles
    2615 26th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-4 | 10 students
    1.4 miles
    1116 35th Street West 1202
    Bradenton, FL 34205

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