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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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bethany School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Support through Opportunity Schools www.opp4kids.org
Year Founded
1947
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
400 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Bethany School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
17 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Bethany Uniform shirts with khaki or navy bottoms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please contact our office (562)597-2814 or go to our website (bethany.school) for current tuition rates. Scholarship applications are available in January and are closed for 2021-2022 school year.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer Camp 2022 Registration will be available on our Website Bethany.school in March 2022.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Bethany Elementary School - Mrs. Tonia Z. Hill, Principal / Preschool Director
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Diane Golden

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Bethany School?

The acceptance rate of Bethany School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.

Does Bethany School offer a summer program?

Yes, Bethany School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Bethany School offer?

Bethany School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football and Volleyball.

What is Bethany School's ranking?

Bethany School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Bethany School?

The application deadline for Bethany School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 400 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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