Southside Baptist Christian School

Tel: (804)745-8699
Grades: PK-12 | 111 students
Provides an Elite education with a Christ-Centered curriculum,100% college acceptance rate, National Merit Scholar winner, International Student Program, Powerhouse Athletics, Spanish, Economics and Fine Arts programs for all grades, FBLA and NHS. VCPE, NCPSA & ACTS Accredited.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 111 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Southside Baptist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Physics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Approved vendors for dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $5750 (K-G5) $6100 (G6-G12)
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Herb Delaney
Admissions Associate Charleen Frederick


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Indoor Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballIndoor Soccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. DECA, FBLA - High School Level, FBLA - Middle Level, Futsal, SBCS Band, SBCS Choral Ensemble DECA, Futsal, SBCS Band, FBLA - High School Level,
FBLA - Middle Level,
SBCS Choral Ensemble,

School Notes

  • SBCS operates on an 8-hour school days with elementary students receiving instruction in core subjects of math, English, social studies, science and Bible.  Additional instruction is provided in reading, writing, music, art, drama, business and foreign language.  Middle and high school students receive instruction in core subjects of math, English, social studies, science, and Bible.  Additional instruction is provided in computers, business, foreign languages, choir, band, Microsoft Office, keyboarding, creative writing as well as math and science labs. The educational philosophy of SBCS is based on a Christ-centered view of truth and man as presented in God's Word.  We believe that the entire educational process is a means that can be used by the Holy Spirit to bring students into fellowship with God, helping them to stand with boldness,  develop a Christian mind, train them in "Christlikeness," and help them develop character that will enable them to fulfill God's total purpose for their lives personally and vocationally.  The authority for such an education comes from God's  command that children be taught to love God and place Him first in their lives and from the fact that parents are responsible for the total education and training of their children.  At your request, SBCS will become a partner in giving this education.

Profile last updated: 08/10/2015

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Small class size, structured, controlled environment - all of this makes SBCS an ideal learning environment. The kids have fun, the staff cares about the academic and spiritual condition of every child...that makes all of the difference!!
- Posted by Parent, 08/02/13

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