Banner Christian School

1501 S. Providence Rd
Richmond, VA 23236
Tel: (804)276-5200
Banner participates in both domestic and international mission trips.  We've sent students to Idaho, Kentucky, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominic Republic, Russia, Belize, Italy, and the Bahama.

We also participate in local mission projects during the year.  We've raked leaves, collected canned goods, visited nursing homes, done home repairs, and sent care packages to the troops.
Banner participates in both domestic and international mission trips.  We've sent students to Idaho, Kentucky, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, the Dominic Republic, Russia, Belize, Italy, and the Bahama.

We also participate in local mission projects during the year.  We've raked leaves, collected canned goods, visited nursing homes, done home repairs, and sent care packages to the troops.
Banner athletic teams compete in the Virginia Colonial Conference (VCC) at the Middle, JV, and Varsity levels.  Sports offered are basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, golf, cross country, and cheer-leading.
Banner's praise team has lead the music portion of the National Day of Prayer program at the Virginia State Capital and the Chesterfield County Courthouse for the past 7 years.
Each year, Banner sends their high school leadership team to the ACSI Leadership Conference in Goshen, Virginia.  This three day retreats help trains our students to be christian leaders both at school and in their community.
Banner begins each day with student lead Praise and Worship.
Banner offers a wide variety of extra curricular classes: Art, Theater, Music,  Computer, Praise Team, Home Economics, Sign Language, Study Skills, Psychology, Spanish, and Bible.

In addition, we compete in several ACSI competitions:  Spelling Bees, Art Festival, Math Olympics, Music Festival, and Creative Writing.
Spirit Week gives our students a chance to show their school spirit and pride.
Banner has certification through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), meaning Banner may accept international students with student visas.  We have had students from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Germany, Venezuela, Australia, Switzerland, Sweden, and Japan.
With the acquisition of 130 acres in Chesterfield County, VA, Banner is positioned and ready to move forward with the God-sized vision for our future.  When the final  phase is complete, Banner will be in a state-of-the-art facility for both academics and extracurricular activities, hosting over 1,000 students from kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Banner has graduated five National Merit Scholars.  The following scholarship dollars were offered to our seniors over the past four years.  Class of 2011 (17 graduates) $1,000,000 / Class of 2012 (14 graduates) $750,000 / Class of 2013 (13 graduates) $850,000 / Class of 2014 (11 graduates) $800,000.
  • Banner Christian School serves Christian families in our community as they train up their children in the way they should go.
  • Our goal is to unify the training a child receives at home and their local church by providing a school where Christ is preeminent and education is rooted in the Word of God.
  • Accomplishing this task requires a dedicated staff with a Kingdom vision.
  • God has blessed Banner with a staff of well-qualified, Christian teachers.
  • Each teacher is a born-again believer with a proven testimony of faith. In addition, each teacher is a college graduate and teaches within his/her field of knowledge.
  • Banner Christian School is a place where teachers teach, students learn, parents are happy, and God is magnified.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Banner Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Language & Composition, AP US Government and Politics,
Average SAT score 1200
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School Uniform, Kahkis / Skirt, Polo )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Susan Tignor


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACSI Leadership Conferences, Audio/Visual Team, Drama, Mission Trips - domestic & international, National Honor Society, Praise Team, Service Projects, Specialty Clubs, Student Government, Yearbook Staff Drama, Praise Team, Yearbook Staff, ACSI Leadership Conferences,
Audio/Visual Team,
Mission Trips - domestic & international,
National Honor Society,
Service Projects,
Specialty Clubs,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • Applicants for kindergarten and first grade are required to take a readiness test. Students applying for grades 2-12 may or may not require testing. Report cards and results of national standardized tests taken within the last 12 months are reviewed and considered. If no such testing records are available or if additional testing is necessary, the applicant will be notified. The testing fee is $50.00 and is payable at the time of testing. Students must achieve a stanine score of at least five to qualify for admissions. The testing fee is refundable if the applicant is not accepted.
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