Ruskin Christian School

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Ruskin Christian School Photo #1 - Fun times together during our annual RCS Spirit Week
  • RCS, a ministry of First Baptist Church, exists to teach biblical values in a Christ-centered environment and to assist the home and church in their endeavor to "Train up a child in the way he should go..." by providing each student with the opportunity for academic achievement, spiritual growth, and social development.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedlimited to speech and language
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students284 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Ruskin Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPreschool - $110-132.50 weekly K5-12 $4700.00 plus registration fee Discounts for multiple children
Admissions DirectorTim Vanderveer

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Voted the "BEST" in 2011, 2012,2013, and 2014  Private School in the South Shore Community.  
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverview
    Grades: PK-12 | 125 students
    8.4 miles
    10102 Old Big Bend Road
    Riverview, FL 33578
    (813)677-5236
    8.4 PK-12
    125
  • Riverview
    Grades: PK-12 | 227 students
    15.5 miles
    5416 Providence Road
    Riverview, FL 33578
    (813)661-0588
    15.5 PK-12
    227
  • Valrico
    Grades: K-12
    20.8 miles
    1300 N Valrico Rd
    Valrico, FL 33594
    (813)689-8815
    20.8 K-12
    n/a
  • Brandon
    Grades: NS-11 | 308 students
    18.5 miles
    801 Limona Road
    Brandon, FL 33510
    (813)689-1952
    18.5 NS-11
    308
  • Brandon
    Grades: NS-12 | 151 students
    19.5 miles
    1118 N Parsons Ave
    Brandon, FL 33510
    (813)654-4936
    19.5 NS-12
    151

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