Sarasota Christian School

5415 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, FL 34232-0342
Tel: (941)371-6481
Grades: PK-12 | 410 students
Sarasota Christian School, established in 1958, has an unwavering commitment to provide an exceptional, Christ-centered education for students that range from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, regardless of denomination, race, or national origin.  Sarasota Christian School is fully accredited and is located on a 25-acre campus, providing a peaceful environment for students to grow and thrive.
The school's faculty is highly qualified with 49% having attained a masters degree or higher.  The high school students take advantage of on-campus dual enrollment college courses, many graduating with up to 27 hours of college credit.  All of the school's students benefit from Sarasota Christian's strong commitment to academics, classes in fine arts, opportunities for mission outreach projects and competitive athletics starting at the middle school level.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Mennonite
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 410 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Sarasota Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Microeconomics, AP United States History, SCF - College Algebra, SCF - Elementary Statistics, SCF - English Literature II, SCF - English Literature I, SCF - Written Communication I, SCF - Written Communication II,
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki/Navy pants with school uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact us for our affordable tuition rates.
Admissions Director Sharon Zickefoose


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Drama, Junior Achievement, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Parent Teacher Association, Strings, Student Council - High School, Student Council - Middle School, Touring Choir, Yearbook Band, Drama, Strings, Touring Choir, Yearbook, Junior Achievement,
National Honor Society,
Odyssey of the Mind,
Parent Teacher Association,
Student Council - High School,
Student Council - Middle School,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Sunnyside Mennonite School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Mennonite School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Julie Rohr Academy (1 miles away)
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  • Sarasota
    Grades: K-11 | 37 students
    0.5 miles
    901 Honore Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Sarasota
    Grades: 9-12 | 500 students
    1 miles
    4171 Fruitville Road
    Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Sarasota
    Julie Rohr Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 188 students
    1 miles
    4466 Fruitville Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Sarasota
    Grades: PK-8 | 441 students
    1 miles
    4380 Fruitville Road
    Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Sarasota
    Ascension Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 59 students
    1.4 miles
    800 Mcintosh Road
    Sarasota, FL 34232

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GREAT NEWS!! The recent successful Christmas fundraiser will almost cover the pay raise for the administration at the school. Call and let us know if you would like to donate more!
- Posted by Administrator, 02/14/15

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