St. Barnabas Episcopal School

322 W Michigan Avenue
Deland, FL 32720-0327
     Tel: (386)734-3005
Grades: PK - 8 | 362 students
The mission of St. Barnabas Episcopal School is to challenge each student in a supportive environment that promotes academic excellence, sound moral values and high self-esteem within a framework of God's love.
St. Barnabas Episcopal School was created to be a center of sound learning, new discovery and the pursuit of wisdom, wherein Christ is the source of all truth.
We believe that the development of the whole child is most important and we look for spiritual, moral and mental growth for each child.
We further believe children are to have respect for God, for their families and for those in authority and for the dignity if every person.
We feel the purpose of education is to develop productive and capable citizens within an atmosphere of Christian love and discipline.
Each child is unique. The child's background, intellectual ability, creativity and interests must be recognized and incorporated into an appropriate learning program so each may attain the highest level possible.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1971
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students 362 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,600
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $3,190 for Pre-K through $7,425 for Middle School. We accept Step Up for Students Scholarships and participate in the free Voluntary Pre-K program (VPK).
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Lizzie Guenther


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess and Go Club, National Junior Art Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Government Association, Tomorrow's Leaders Today-Leadership Club, Yearbook Club Yearbook Club, Chess and Go Club,
National Junior Art Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Government Association,
Tomorrow's Leaders Today-Leadership Club,

School Notes:

St. Barnabas Episcopal School received the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award in 2003. Our standardized test scores place in the top 4% of the nation. We are a brain based school whose teachers are trained in the multiple intelligence approach. Our curriculum is integrated and uses the humanities approach. We are developmentally appropriate and promote hands-on, student centered learning.

Profile last updated: 01/07/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lighthouse Christian Preparatory Academy (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Peter Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Peter Catholic School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

11 months ago
Our family has been blessed with wonderful, encouraging teachers in this Christian school environment. The staff and administration is available to discuss any concerns in a respectable manner. I am so excited to see my 2nd grader grown and develop as a spiritual person in this positive environment .... I would not have it any other way!
- Posted by Parent
11 months ago
St. Barnabas has been an amazing place to work. In the number of years that I''ve been here, I''ve loved the opportunity to work with students from varying backgrounds. I love the ability to work outside the box with my students. There aren''t many schools where you have the freedom to build bridges in science class, act out Shakespeare with the Orlando Shakespeare Company and work with teachers who truly devote their lives to their students. I love that our school is family oriented enough for students to not become a number, as they do in many other schools, but to truly be a family. I would highly recommend same morning this is a place to work and as a community to raise and educate your children.
- Posted by Teacher
11 months ago
This was our first year, it was amazing! I''m so happy that we made the switch to St.B. Not only do I feel my daughter is excelling academicly, but as a person as well. I have noticed a change in her mannerisms and all around attitude since she has started at this school. I was nervous at first because the school is smaller than I was used to and everyone seemed so close. This was not a problem at all. Every parent, teacher and administrator have been so kind and loving. I feel at home at the school and so does my daughter. Her teacher this year (Mrs. Newbold) is absolutely amazing. She takes the time to understand each child and she appreciates their differences instead of trying to force them to be a certain way. Even telling my daughter and other children, that she "loves" them. I personally believe it is so important for kids to know they are loved all around and St. B does this for my daughter. Oh- forgot to mention all the sports that the kids have the opertunity to play!! St. Barnabas has kept us very active and busy this year!
- Posted by Parent
11 months ago
Absolutely LOVE this school...the opportunities for my children are sooo much more than we expected. Staff are amazing and we feel truly blessed to have found this school.
- Posted by Parent
11 months ago
I am not a parent, but I am a grandparent of two wonderful grandsons who attend St. Barnabas. They have been so happy attending the school and as a retired classroom teacher myself, I can see that they are learning spiritually, academically, and physically everyday. They love learning and that is due to the teachers and administrators of St. Barnabas.
- Posted by Parent

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