Northside Christian School

Northside Christian School, as a ministry of Northside Baptist Church, opened its first classrooms in 1971.
Northside Christian School is a Christ-centered school of excellence. Northside Christian School, in partnership with families, exists to equip students to reach their God-given potential through outstanding academic and extra-curricular programs within a Christ-centered environment.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 695 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Northside Christian School places among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1971
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
695 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Northside Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
37%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English, AP Literature, AP Spanish, AP World History, Dual Credit: General Psychology, Dual Credit: Personality Development, Dual Credit: Religion in America
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniform polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Preschool $4,100 - $6,670 Elementary $9,000 - $10,750 Middle School $10,750 - $11,275 High School $11,800 - 12,800
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Admissions Director
Mrs. Tessa Madasz
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Heather Lasseter

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Intramural Sports for Elementary Students, Ministry Opportunities, Royal Ambassador Marching Band, Service Clubs, Spring Musical, Winter Guard, Winter Percussion

School Notes

  • Northside Christian School is a wonderful place of learning. As you walk the halls on campus you will experience a spirit of friendliness, excitement and pride that we believe exemplifies the reality of who we are. It`s a family feel, where acceptance, love, nurturing and guidance abound. Our enthusiastic and talented teachers set high standards for learning and reasonable expectations for each student.We strive to present a wellness model for our students which encompass all the areas of their development intellectual, emotional, social, physical and spiritual. With an award-winning Fine Arts Program students at an early age are given opportunities for self expression through making music and creating art. A strong competitive Athletic Program allows students to develop team building and leadership skills. Our curriculum, co-curriculum programs and Bible teaching combine to help each learner achieve his/her highest potential.
  • Northside Christian School seeks to admit students whose parents desire a quality Christian education for their child. The curriculum is planned to meet the needs of the average to above average student. We accept students with a composite stanine score of 5 or higher (on the most recent achievement test) with no stanine lower than 4. The school is not equipped to meet the needs of students with excessive learning difficulties nor those with extensive social problems. All new students are considered on probation (academic/social) for the first quarter. Before making application, please review your child`s academic records in light of the above criteria. If you need clarification, please contact the admissions office.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 695 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Saint Petersburg, FL is $10,380 for elementary schools and $15,517 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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