Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader William Dupere
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Non-Denominational
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning The Preschool (K2-K4), Elementary (K5-4), Intermediate (5-6), Jr High (7-8), and High School (9-12) programs address the spiritual, intellectual, and physical developmental needs of each student. By the time students' graduate from Berean Christian School, they are competent individuals who are academically and spiritually prepared for college and beyond.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Virtual school

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Theory
4
AP Classes
including: United States Government and Politics
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish
AP classes offered Calculus AB
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
United States Government and Politics

Support

13
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education program details The ESE program is designed to provide a resource setting for students with mild disabilities that can be included in the regular classroom setting for a portion of their school day. Students will be taught using Direct Instruction; a rigorously developed, highly scripted method for teaching that is fast-paced and provides constant interaction between students and the teacher.
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 2 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Weekly cost range (low) $4200
Weekly cost range (high) $7950
For the year 2015
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Accepts State Subsidy
Preschool meals offered None
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 60% 42%
Hispanic 20% 29%
Black 18% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
9
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
9
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Football
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Flag Football
Clubs Book / reading club
Community service
Drama club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Seminars
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools All
Students typically continue on to these schools University of Florida
  Flroida Atlantic University
  Out of State University
Parent involvement details Volunteers are an essential part of Berean Christian School and we hope you choose to get "plugged in" wherever and whenever you possibly can. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends are encouraged to lend a hand for any of our fun school events.

Awards

Academic award National Merit Scholar Finalist
Year received 2014
Academic award National Merit Scholar
Year received 2012
Academic award Best of the West PrivateSchool
Year received 2011

Teachers

13
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Portuguese

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Excel School of Music
Partner website Http://www.bcsbulldogs.org/arts/excelmusic.cfm
Partner Step Up for Students
Partner website Http://www.stepupforstudents.org/
Partner McKay
Partner website Http://www.mckayscholarship.com/?spi=9
Partner VPK
Partner website Http://www.familycentral.org/welcome
Partner FHSAA
Partner website Http://www.fhsaa.org/

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details The Admissions area of our website is designed to make the application process as simple as possible using our Online Application. The online application, excluding K4, simplifies submission and provides parents a tool for tracking online the status of their admission after their application has been submitted. The admissions office will contact you for an evaluation time. You will need to fill out a separate application for each child you wish to enroll.
Learn more Http://www.bcsbulldogs.org/admissions/index.cfm
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 02/01/2015
Application deadline 05/02/2016
Application fee amount $100
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $4200
Tuition range (high) $9950
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 259
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 244
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012