Ruskin Christian School

820 College Avenue W,
Ruskin, FL, 33570-0335
     Tel: (813)645-6441
Grades: PK - 12 | 172 students
RCS, a ministry of First Baptist Church, exists to teach biblical values in a Christ-centered environment and to assist the home and church in their endeavor to "Train up a child in the way he should go..." by providing each student with the opportunity for academic achievement, spiritual growth, and social development.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported limited to speech and language
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 172 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Ruskin Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool - $110-132.50 weekly K5-12 $4700.00 plus registration fee Discounts for multiple children
Admissions Director Tim Vanderveer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerVolleyball,

School Notes:

Voted the "BEST" 2011 and 2012  Private School in the South Shore Community.  

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Bay Christian School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist Christian School (8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is East Bay Christian School (8.4 miles away)
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