St. Barnabas Episcopal School

322 W Michigan Avenue
Deland, FL 32720-0327
Tel: (386)734-3005
Grades: PK-8 | 355 students
At St. Barnabas Episcopal School we understand that the right learning environment leaves a lifelong impact on a child.
We draws students from all over Central Florida including Volusia, Seminole, Flagler, and Lake, Counties.
Our core concentration is on cultivating the whole child.
We were founded to be a center of sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom, wherein Christ is the source of all truth.
It is not enough to focus on one aspect of a child; our core philosophy promotes the intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical development of all students.We recognize that a school is part of the community.
As such, St. Barnabas helps foster a healthy sense of respect-- respect for God, for family, for authority, and for the dignity of every person.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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 355 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade St. Barnabas Episcopal School Student 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 $7,100
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $3,500 for Pre-K through $7,500 for Middle School. We accept Step Up for Students Scholarships and participate in the free Voluntary Pre-K program (VPK).
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,250
Admissions Director Elizabeth Beckwith

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Surf Team, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
Surf TeamTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess and Go Club, Children's Choir, Dance Team, National Junior Art Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Performing Arts Team, Student Government Association, Tomorrow's Leaders Today-Leadership Club Dance Team, Chess and Go Club,
Children's Choir,
National Junior Art Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Performing Arts Team,
Student Government Association,
Tomorrow's Leaders Today-Leadership Club,

School Notes:

  • At St. Barnabas Episcopal School we understand that the right learning environment leaves a lifelong impact on a child. Whether you're considering our preschool, elementary school, or middle school program, we thank you for considering our accredited private school for your child.St. Barnabas Episcopal School draws Central Florida students from Volusia, Seminole, Flagler, Lake, Putnam, and Orange Counties. Our core concentration is on cultivating the whole child. We were founded to be a center of sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom, wherein Christ is the source of all truth. It is not enough to focus on one aspect of a child; our core philosophy promotes the intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical development of all students.We recognize that a school is part of the community. As such, St. Barnabas helps foster a healthy sense of respect-- respect for God, for family, for authority, and for the dignity of every person. The purpose of a St. Barnabas Episcopal School education is develop well qualified students to pursue a high school of their choice. Our atmosphere of Christian love reinforces this, helping children forge healthy moral attitudes and Christian values.

Profile last updated: 09/24/2015

Nearby Private 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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  • Deland
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    0.4 miles
    421 W New York Avenue
    Deland, FL 32720
    (386)822-6010
    0.4PK-8
    270
  • Deland
    Casa Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-5 | 32 students
    0.5 miles
    217 N Stone St Ste B
    Deland, FL 32720
    (386)734-5454
    0.5PK-5
    32
  • Deland
    First Presbyterian Church Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 90 students
    0.5 miles
    724 N Woodland Blvd
    Deland, FL 32720
    (386)734-6214
    0.5NS-PK
    90
  • Deland
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    0.9 miles
    509 E Pennsylvania Avenue
    Deland, FL 32724
    (386)736-3632
    0.9PK-8
    162
  • Deland
    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
    0.9 miles
    1025 W Minnesota Ave
    Deland, FL 32720
    (386)734-7791
    0.9PK-8
    169

School Reviews

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, 07/24/15
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, 07/24/15
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, 07/24/15
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, 07/24/15
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, 07/24/15
I have only great things to say about this school . My daughter has had the best experience here. Including bible with great academics is important in our home . This school offers both and so much more. The teachers are very caring . Special Kudos to Mrs Holland , what an excellent teacher and person , you will be missed by my daughter as she moves on to high school .
- Posted by Parent, 05/30/15
St Barnabas has great academics. The teaching staff is compassionate and caring while maintaining high academic and conduct standards. My son will be returning for his 3rd year this Fall and I am so grateful to have had him attend St Barnabas for those delicate Middle School years!
- Posted by Parent, 05/30/15
I am a Parent and have we have been at St. Barnabas for 7 years. Our child loves her Teachers and the Administration. St. B has a great education, sports and arts program. We wish they had a high school so we could stay 4 more years. Awesome Job St. Barnabas !!!
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/15
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.. I even noticed my daughters mannerism and have more patience and respect for each other's !
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/15
SBES has been an answer to prayer for our family. My child is being taught above her years and feels challenged enough to feel a sense of confidence when she gets questions right and able to laugh at herself when she's wrong. The teachers leave an impact on their hearts.
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/15

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