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Berean Baptist Christian School

Private | PK-12 | 246 students

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $62,600. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $730.

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Posted December 12, 2012

I would recommend this school to anyone thinking of sending a child to a faith based school. They are inspiring children to a better and brighter future to reach their highest potential.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2009

This is a breath of fresh air compared to the Public School system in our community!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2008

I recommend this school because not only do the teachers care about your academic needs , but also your spiritual needs. Chapel every week is always great and our youth Pastor goes all out to make it fun and helpful.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 12, 2008

Berean is a very caring school with teacher who care about your education in academics and your future. They really want you to follow God's will in your life. I would recommend this school is if you are looking for a healthy environment.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 4, 2007

we have a son attending berean now, and a daughter who graduated from berean and have found the entire staff to be very caring.our children have been going to berean since k-3 .we would recommend berean not only for the caring staff, but its academics are outstanding. a parent
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Posted September 20, 2007

After experiencing public middle school, I found Berean to be well above the academic standards with a very well rounded curriculum. The staff and students are very friendly and helpful.
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Posted May 12, 2006

I attended this school during HS myself and now have friends who send their children there (we live out of state). Berean is a wonderful school with caring, dedicated teachers. I highly recommend Berean for its academic excellence and high ethical standards. Berean is always a good challenge for children and has a wonderful, cheerful family environment.
—Submitted by a former student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 60% 51%
Black 22% 18%
Hispanic 11% 24%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Douglas E Swanson
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  • Baptist
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5626 Safford Road
Rockford, IL 61101
Phone: (815) 962-4841

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