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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 869 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Bradenton Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
869 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Bradenton Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Average SAT score
1100
Average ACT score
22
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Darcy Leahy
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Melanie Rosen

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 869 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Bradenton, FL is $7,284 for elementary schools and $7,600 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bradenton, FL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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