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Bethany School Photo #1 - Our high-performing school offers a well-rounded Christian education in small classes of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
Bethany School Photo #2 - Call us today for a tour at 562-597-2814.
Bethany School Photo #3 - Our small school size provides us with a true sense of family, affording us the opportunity to provide not only a well-rounded academic instruction, but also to teach children and their families about God, His Word, His son Jesus Christ, and about the working of the Holy Spirit in our lives.
Bethany School Photo #4 - At Bethany School, we foster an environment where students grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically to learn about their place in this world and become what God has made them to be.
Bethany School Photo #5 - Students explore, discover, and get empowered with our Future Focused Education. Kindergarten through 2nd grade students are given a broad exposure to interests and careers. Students grades 3-5 build strategies to develop personal skills. And in middle school, teachers enable students to plot a course for their future.
Bethany School Photo #6 - We also provide an opportunity for students to learn to make real-life connections to classroom learning through classroom iPads/Chromebooks, arts, hands-on activities and field trips. Bethany students take part in daily Bible instruction as well as weekly chapel.
Bethany School Photo #7 - Extra-curricular activities include after school clubs and sports, Meet the Masters Art program, travel weeks for 4th - 8th grades, and much more. In addition, we also provide a full-day kindergarten program, before and after school daycare, and summer enrichment programs for preschool through 8th grade.
Bethany School Photo #8 - Join our school family today!
  • We are a private, Christian school serving students preschool-8th grade in the Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and Cypress area.
  • Our high-performing school offers a well-rounded Christian education in small classes of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
  • We foster an environment where students grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically to learn about their place in this world and become what God has made them to be.  This is combined with our Future Focused Education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSupport through Opportunity Schools www.opp4kids.org
Year Founded1947
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer Camp 2020 Registration is available on our Website Bethany-school.org
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students400 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Bethany School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Bethany Uniform shirts with khaki or navy bottoms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease contact our office (562)597-2814 or go to our website (bethany-school.org) for current tuition rates. Scholarship applications are available in January and are closed for 2020-2021 school year.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBethany Elementary School - Mrs. Tonia Z. Hill, Principal / Preschool Director
Admissions AssociateMrs. Diane Golden

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ACSI Speech Meet, American Sign Language Club, ASCI Spelling Bee, Bible Club, Chess Club, Playsports, Robotics Club, Science Club, Spanish Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Children's Choirs, Meet the Masters Art Program, Performing Arts Class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Webby Dance

School Notes

  • We are a private, Christian school serving students preschool-8th grade in the Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and Cypress area. Founded in 1947, Bethany School is fully accredited by both ACSI and WASC (Association of Christian Schools International and Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Our high-performing school offers a well-rounded Christian education in small classes of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. Our small school size provides us with a true sense of family, affording us the opportunity to provide not only a well-rounded academic instruction, but also to teach children and their families about God, His Word, His son Jesus Christ, and about the working of the Holy Spirit in our lives. At Bethany School, we foster an environment where students grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically to learn about their place in this world and become what God has made them to be. This is combined with our Future Focused Education. Kindergarten through 2nd grade students are given a broad exposure to interests and careers. Students grades 3-5 build strategies to develop personal skills. And in middle school, teachers enable students to plot a course for their future. We also provide an opportunity for students to learn to make real-life connections to classroom learning through classroom iPads/chromebooks, arts, hands-on activities and field trips. Bethany students take part in daily Bible instruction as well as weekly chapel. Extra-curricular activities include after school clubs and sports, Meet the Masters Art program, travel weeks for 4th - 8th grades, and much more. In addition, we also provide a full-day kindergarten program, before and after school daycare, and summer enrichment programs for preschool through 8th grade.

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