Founded in 1990, BRCS operates on two historic campuses in Bridgewater and Dayton and serves 425 preschool through 12th grade students. BRCS is committed to the academic, spiritual and social development of students who are rooted in Christ, joyful in learning and faithful in service. We value strong academics, creative hands-on experiences, and individualized instruction. Our students, staff and parents partner to pursue the best education possible for each student. Through a comprehensive curriculum intended to engage the head, the hands, and the heart, students deepen their understanding and their practice of Biblical truth.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,970
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
425 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Blue Ridge Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
2 courses
Advanced Courses
English Literature/ Duel Enrollment History
Average SAT score
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The prices listed is for K-5. Price does increase for middle and high. A homeschool connection program is also available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Carolyn Paradzinski



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Arts and Music Programs:
instrumental lessons

School Notes

  • Our Mission: To assist parents and evangelical churches by providing a Biblically-based educational program that instills a whole-hearted love of the Lord Jesus Christ, develops Godly character, and emphasizes academic excellence.
  • Philosophy: Christian education is the process whereby the student is taught to learn to observe things from God's perspective and to conduct his life in a manner which is consistent with God's revealed truth (Psalms 25:5; Proverbs 16:13, 23:23; John 1:14 & 17; 14:6; II Timothy 2:15). The School is committed to academic excellence in helping students to develop their abilities to learn and discover truth, which can only be properly understood in the context of God's Word and in the example of the Lord Jesus Christ.//We celebrate each student`s gifts: honors, Advanced Placement, and Duel Enrollment options (by 11th grade). Additional opportunities such as regional competitions for music and academics through Association of Christian Schools International.//Spiritual Growth:  Biblical integration in all classes, Bible class, worship team, service outreach, missions, prayer buddies, and weekly chapels.// Extra -Curricular opportunities: We have a variety of athletic options: Soccer, Basketball, Cross-Country, and Volleyball.  Additional academic options: Spanish (PreK-12), Lego Robotics, Journalism, Creative Writing, and Debate.  We also focus on the arts through a music program, including a band, worship team, choir, hand bells and chimes, private lessons (piano, violin, guitar, and various other band instruments).
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,970
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,068 for elementary schools and $16,638 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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