Lakeside Christian School

Lakeside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Lakeside Community Chapel to provide the youth of today with the academic and spiritual training to be the Christian adults of tomorrow.
Every aspect of the school's educational program is centered on the eternal truths of God's Word, and promotes the development of each student to reach his highest potential.
As the curriculum and programs are submitted to the scriptural test, we can be confident that the young people are being trained for their future service for the Lord.
Lakeside's goal is to present to our students an education that is wrapped within a biblical worldview.
We accomplish this through the combination of the best Christian teacher and the best available curriculum.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedYes
Year Founded1975
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students310 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Lakeside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School polo with khaki pants/shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 30 / Aug. 1
Tuition NotesWe accept McKay and Step Up Scholarships. Parents may seek tuition scholarships through FAST filing. See website for information.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJim Jensen

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Lakeside Christian School was founded in 1975 as a ministry of Lakeside Community Chapel to provide the youth of today with the academic and spiritual training to be the Christian adults of tomorrow. Every aspect of the school's educational program is centered on the eternal truths of God's Word, and promotes the development of each student to reach his highest potential. The Bible teaches that responsibility for the training of children is given by God to their parents, and it is the goal of Lakeside to assist parents in carrying out this responsibility. As the curriculum and programs are submitted to the scriptural test, we can be confident that the young people are being trained for their future service for the Lord. Lakeside's goal is to present to our students an education that is wrapped within a biblical worldview. We accomplish this through the combination of the best Christian teacher and the best available curriculum. When a curriculum used is not from a Christian publisher, Lakeside teachers will incorporate and integrate God's Word into their daily lessons, as well as into their modeling of Christ to the school and community.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-8 | 127 students
    3.6 miles
    2525 N McMullen Booth Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33761
    (727) 462-0134
    3.6 PK-8
    127
  • Clearwater
    Grades: PK-8 | 431 students
    1.7 miles
    129 North Belcher Road
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    (727) 797-1186
    1.7 PK-8
    431
  • Dunedin
    Grades: PK-8 | 117 students
    2 miles
    317 Milwaukee Avenue
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    (727) 733-1438
    2 PK-8
    117
  • Largo
    Grades: NS-12 | 806 students
    5.6 miles
    12685 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33774
    (727) 596-4342
    5.6 NS-12
    806
  • Pinellas Park
    Grades: K-12 | 213 students
    10.6 miles
    4981 78th Ave N
    Pinellas Park, FL 33781
    (727) 547-6820
    10.6 K-12
    213

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
I think that LCS is on of the best schools you can go to. They teach the word and treat it higher than all other subjects taught. They are very God fearing and loving. LETS GO HELMS!!!!!
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I've had three kids at Lakeside for the past 7 yrs. Wouldn't have them anywhere else. Biblical application to classes. Small school setting so more like family. If you have a question or concern, teachers and administrators readily available. Mr. Jensen is the family favorite ?'?. Never seen him be anything other than kind. Go Lions!
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5  
I have had a student in Lakeside Christian School for the last 25 years. My 4 children went there and now my granddaughter is attending. When I think of schools for my children there has been no other school I would consider then Lakeside Christian. The staff, teachers and administration has never been anything different then loving, kind and accessible. They really want the best for our kids no matter what. If you are looking for a school that shows the Love of Christ in everything they do this is the place for you.
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I am proud to say that I am a 2015 graduate of Lakeside. Being at Lakeside was the most influential times of my life. Lakeside is not only a school to me the close one on one interaction makes it like a family. They display a strong Christian atmosphere not only through words but through their actions. I would highly recommend Lakeside Christian school. -De'Andre Dodson
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