Berean Christian School

  • Berean Christian School is a family-friendly school, focused on readying its students for advanced education and for successful, Christian lives of leadership and service.
  • The school is, and has been for its 32 year history, a place where Knoxville-area families can turn for a quality education that includes the instilling of traditional Christian values and the fostering of a love for God in its students.
  • Berean has received full accreditation by both the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) for grades K-12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia program called SOAR
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students382 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeBerean Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, English, Psychology
Average SAT score1250
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki or Navy Pants )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,500
Tuition NotesElementary K: $5676 Elementary 1-2: $5856 Elementary 3-5: $6864 Middle School $6,804 * High School $7632** Does not include books
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCheryll Longnecker

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, VolleyballBasketballGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in Berean Christian School, where boys and girls in Pre-K through High School flourish in a close community environment that supports them as unique individuals, encourages them to discover their potential and prepares them for their future. We understand that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child and for your family, and we are committed to making our admissions process helpful, personal, and meaningful. The best way to find out more about Berean Christian School is to come for a visit by attending an Open House or enjoying a personal tour. We look forward to having you spend time on campus to experience morning Chapel, classroom visits, campus tours, and to meet the students, faculty, and parents who make up our vibrant school community. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our website, which provides an excellent start to discovering what our school has to offer and can also answer the question "Who We Are."

Profile last updated: 03/23/2016

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