Berean Christian School

Berean Christian School (BCS) is a ministry of the Edgemont Bible Church (EBC).
The Berean Christian School Board and teaching staff support the Fundamentals of the Faith defined by the church.
All Board and staff members are/must be members in good standing of the Edgemont Bible Church.
The school was founded by J. Darrel Handel, a former pastor of the EBC. The school staff has challenged the students to use their God-given abilities by establishing high academic, spiritual, and Biblical moral standards.
The center of the school is our Lord Jesus Christ, and the education and spiritual growth of the student is our primary concern.
The BCS Board strives to hire the most qualified instructors who are dedicated to guide the student in his or her growth of Christian living.
We have graduated numerous students over the past 27 years who have competed equally with, or exceeded, peers from public schools on college entrance examinations.
God has continued to bless their lives following college graduation in professional, technical, and self-employment vocations.
Our church, as well as other churches, have been blessed by many of our graduates and currently enrolled students who serve the Lord through music, teaching, and other ministries.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
35 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Berean Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
formal slacks and BCS polo

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Michelle Godard
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Berean Christian School cost?
Berean Christian School's tuition is approximately $5,200 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Berean Christian School?
The acceptance rate of Berean Christian School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 91%.
When is the application deadline for Berean Christian School?
The application deadline for Berean Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in St. Clair County, IL is $5,002 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in St. Clair County, IL is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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