Bradenton Christian School

  • Founded in 1960, Bradenton Christian (BCS), a fully accredited independent school prepares the hearts and minds of God`s children by offering challenging academics rooted in God`s word.
  • BCS is an interdenominational and parentally governed school where spiritual development through daily Bible classes, prayer, and weekly chapel is considered as critical to a student`s development as Mathematics and Language Arts.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Christian Schools of Florida
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationCalvinist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students869 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 41%
Students by GradeBradenton Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Average SAT score1100
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Darcy Leahy
Admissions AssociateMrs. Melanie Rosen

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Builders Club, Junior National Honor Society, Key Club, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Theatrical Productions

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Strings Program

School Notes

  • Approximately 860 students throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties (transportation is available) are served.In the Preschool and Elementary Schools, academic fundamentals, theme based study, and small class sizes are the building blocks to a sound spiritual and academic foundation for our young students. Enrichment classes such as Spanish and Computer Technology start in Preschool and continue through grade 5. The Secondary School is characterized by a college preparatory curriculum including Advanced Placement and Honors classes in every discipline. This is complemented by award-winning music & art programs, championship athletics, missions, community service, media broadcast studies, drama and numerous clubs.

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  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-12 | 254 students
    4.2 miles
    5500 18th Street E
    Bradenton, FL 34203
    (941)756-8748
    4.2 PK-12
    254
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-12 | 706 students
    1.9 miles
    315 41st St. W.
    Bradenton, FL 34209
    (941)746-2121
    1.9 PK-12
    706
  • Bradenton
    Grades: K-12 | 77 students
    1.1 miles
    2615 26th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34205
    (941)751-2525
    1.1 K-12
    77
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-12 | 152 students
    2.1 miles
    5512 26th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34207
    (941)727-6860
    2.1 PK-12
    152
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-5 | 125 students
    4.4 miles
    1323 63rd Avenue E
    Bradenton, FL 34203
    (941)755-1757
    4.4 PK-5
    125

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