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K-12
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Fort Worth, TX
Students enrolled: 400
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4700 N Beach St
Fort Worth, TX 76137

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(817) 281-6446
(817) 581-5123
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April 18, 2014
If you are wanting a true return on investment for your child with a college scholarship, having your child be taught by an incredible highly-qualified staff in an environment that builds up students' character as well as their academic success and has a curriculum that is at least 2-3 years advanced than the "top rated" public school districts...look no further than Bethesda Christian School! My husband and I both hold our principal certification and have been employees in two of the largest school districts for over 10 years and keeping our children in Bethesda Christian School from K-12 is a NON-NEGOTIABLE commitment for our family!

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2013
BCS is a great school. This is our fifth year at BCS, we currently have two children attending with a third to attend soon. The teachers and staff genuinely care for the kids and families at BCS. We had our children in the public education system before attending BCS, and moved them due to lack of discipline and character reinforcement, however, our eyes were opened in a huge way to the lack of strong academics in the public school system. We want our children to be prepared for college, to know how to study, and most importantly to be compassionate, ethical, have moral values, and love The Lord. BCS teaches all of these things to their students. We love that our children are not just a number at BCS, and enjoy going to school each day. The only reason I did not give a five star rating is that would say that BCS is perfect, and if they are perfect that would mean they have nothing to learn, or improve upon. Schools should always strive to continue the learning process and improve as the world is always changing. If you are looking for a wonderful school with strong academics in an environment which the teachers, staff, and students love The Lord, BCS is the place.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2013
There is no bullying program at Bethesda. Even though the "push you down and take your lunch money" kind of bullying is forbidden, my son was the victim of social bullying at Bethesda.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2013
My son has been at Bethesda for 3 years. He started kindergarten there and will be entering the 3rd grade this fall. We love it at BCS. The teachers and staff truly care about the kids and their education. Everything they do at BCS is centered around Jesus Christ and his teachings. The academics are rigorous and that is what we want for our son. The education system in America is one of the worst in the world and we wanted to make sure that our child received a strong education.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2013
My grandson is a student at Bethesda and as a grandparent, I am very involved at the school. I love the education that my grandson is receiving. He is getting a strong academic and Christ based education. The teachers and staff really seem to enjoy their jobs and are great with the students. I love the fact that as a grandparent I am accepted by everyone at the school and encouraged to be a part of my grandson's school experience.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2013
We have two children and 1 niece that have attended Bethesda for over 4 years, since Kindergarten and our experience has been exceptional. The environment is very nurturing and while the curriculum is very rigorous, the teacher and students are very supportive. The high school students are so good with the elementary kids, saying hello and helping them in the hallway. It's makes my kids feel so special ;) There is also a focus on highlighting each child's gifts from God so that each child feels good about their own strengths and has the support to work on their challenges. It's no surprise that Mrs Vaughn has been nationally recognized as a wonderful principal.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2013
At Bethesda Christian School I watched my ideas about education change before my eyes as the day progressed. I saw teachers enjoying their job and their students. I saw students motivated to learn. I never saw a teacher harshly reprimand a student or inflict negative discipline. Behavior issues were handled with a gentle reminder of expectations without humiliation to the child. Positive behavior was recognized and held as the example. Honorable Character taught me that the ideals I believed are possible were. Students can be educated in a positive environment that builds them as a whole person. Students are given tools that will not only assist them in their education, but as persons as well. Honorable Character is education for the whole child.

- submitted by a community member
April 05, 2013
We are finishing our first year at Bethesda, and we are beyond blessed with loving and Godly teachers, outstanding principal, and the quality of education.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2013
This is the most amazing school. Very strong academics but most importantly the children have super role models in there principle, teachers and administrators. Children spend so much time at school that the influence of those around the is immense. The best school ever!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2012
Bethesda is an exceptional Christian school, very strong academically as well as in Christian character training. You do not have to wonder whether the "Christian" in the school's name reflects the atmosphere in the school. It most certainly does. Bethesda students tend to have a strong work ethic academically. As a whole, our students perform very high on standardized tests at all grades. The hard work seems to pay off when it comes time for college, as many of our students receive significant academic merit scholarships. It should be noted, however, that the pace and homework load (especially at the secondary level) may be too challenging for some children to handle. If your child's academic preparation at another school has been weak--or your child is not a good student or simply moves at a slower pace by nature--you need to prayerfully consider whether Bethesda would be a good fit.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2012
It is a very good and prestigious school, and very Godly. They help prepare you for college at a very high level, and make time for God in all of their lesson plans. The teachers are all Godly men and women, and no matter what the schedule is, they always make time for God in their classrooms. The Honorable Character chart gives the school a backbone for raising good young men and women, which our society needs so greatly now.

- submitted by a community member
July 23, 2012
My children were blessed to attend and now my grandchildren do the same. Excellent academics. Excellent administration and staff. Excellent spirit and atmosphere. Excellent Christian values. Thanks Bethesda, Scott Pogue

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2011
We have three children attending Bethesda and we love it! Our oldest child is in her seventh year at Bethesda. Before choosing Bethesda, we visited several other schools in the area with a long list of questions in hand. For each question we had, Bethesda was the school that had the answer we were seeking. During our years at Bethesda we have been impressed not only with the challenging academics, but also with the teachers' genuine care and concern for the students. We feel that our children are receiving a quality education with a Biblical worldview which will greatly help prepare them for college and adulthood. If you are looking for a Christian school for your child, this one is definitely worth a visit.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2011
Our daughter graduated from Bethesda Christian School. We feel that she recieved a wonderful education. The faculty and staff were caring and well qualified. She is now in college and many times her professors will ask where she attended high school. They often will compliment Bethesda Christian School for doing a fine job. We agree!

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2011
My son attended BCS from 7th grade through graduation. Not only did he achieve a gold cord for his advanced academics, but he learned how to be a Christian ambassador. The teachers, administrators and all other staff were attentive and caring. My son had a very upsetting day in his senior year and his teacher (who was also the high school dean) took time out to have the class pray for him. He graduated in 2004 and stays in touch with many of his classmates. The graduation ceremony was unforgettable. We stay in touch with many of the faculty and principal and always recommend Bethesda to friends looking for a Christian school.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2011
What is the cost for 6, 7, 8 grades for each year please. Single parent looking at the cost of private schools during these critical years.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2011
I attended Bethesda Christian School from Kindergarten to 12th Grade. I enjoyed elementary school, but felt that middle and high school became too rigorous. Having now experienced college, I have realized that all the excessive homework I had at Bethesda did not really place me that far ahead of others. There are many students in my college honors classes that took advanced placement courses in high school and are on the same level or higher than I am. My suggestion would be that if your child plans to do any extracurricular activities in middle or high school, the homework load will be overbearing. Late nights and fast dinners were a common theme throughout my high school years. While I did not care for the academics, the character and small class size is a plus. However, if I were to do it over again, I would not have chosen Bethesda due to its suppression of extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a community member
March 11, 2011
My daughter is in second grade at BCS. She's been there since kindergarten. BCS is an amazing school and I have no complaints at all. The teachers are loving, kind and give their all to teaching the children. My daughter is reading a a 5-6 grade level and writes in beautiful cursive. The teacher/student ratio is small. They teach the kids using the Honorable Character system which rewards them when they show positive character traits. You will never regret having your child at BCS! It is truly a gift to my family.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2009
I have been at Bethesda for 2 years and we are so happy with the leadership, academics, faith and direction of the school. My child resepcts and loves his teachers so much. After the first year at BCS my child could read, do simple math, and write in cursive. And thats after Kindergarten! His teachers are so loving and are building a great foundation for learning. I LOVE BCS!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 03, 2009
Bethesda Christian school is a wonderful school. The rigorous curriculum challenges students and their character program teaches and trains youngsters the importance of honesty, faithfulness, honor, courage, responsibility, and many other qualities. The educators truly care about their students and the welcoming environment is refreshing. I would highly recommend Bethesda Christian School to anyone who is looking for a wonderful place of education for their children.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2009
Our child has been at Bethesda for 8 years and we tell others that we will 'sell our house and go to using one car' if that is what it takes to stay at Bethesda! The academic program is outstanding; at every math, science, or speech meet we've attended this is proven by the number of Bethesda students that achieve top honors even though other schools have more students present/competing. Our students want to learn, have confidence in what they know but are humble about it, and always DO their BEST in everything they attempt. The students have a positive outlook of life, they aren't 'lost and without purpose' like so many young adults/students are in today's society. They are respectful to one another, to adults and to younger students. Our outstanding staff is always positive, encouraging, and enjoys teaching students that WANT to learn! Parental support is superior!

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2009
I wish i could have afforded to keep my child there, the best care a working parent could ever ask for. My daughter was apart of the family at Bethesda. She will always take with her in life, the values and education Bethesda gives to each in every child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 18, 2009
Bethesda is a wonderful school with terrific teachers.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2008
our school is awesome...i wouldn't want to go anywhere else!!

- submitted by a student
August 02, 2008
It is a good school, I should know. I went there from k-6 and then for financial reasons had to leave. I feel they do not have adequate facilities compared to public schools (classes and tech). The teachers are nice, but I feel that they pressure and shelter you. I am now in a good high school and was the best in my class at my middle school. It gives your child a good foundation, but after 5th grade they fall behind in some areas. If you want a marching band program, I would urge you to go elsewhere there is not enough students for a marching band. It does not offer a very large selection of classes but I have been told they are changing that. If you are having bully problems you may have to figure it out on your own. I speak from experience.

- submitted by a student
June 18, 2008
Everyone there is so friendly. They all have a real love for the Lord, and are extremely accepting to new people!

- submitted by a student
May 28, 2008
We just completed our first year at Bethesda and couldn't have been more pleased with the school. Our children previously had been at another Christian school out-of-state; but Bethesda definitely raised the bar academically. Administration emphasizes a spirit of excellence. Well-behaved kids, too.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2008
I have been attending Bethesda Christian School since kindergarden. It is a wonderful school. It has a great acedemic program and great field trips. In 4th, 6th and 8th grade you get to take trips to San Antonio, Huston, Austin, and Washington DC. I believe this is one of the best schools around.

- submitted by a student
February 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 03, 2007
Bethesda Christian School is the best kept secret in Fort Worth. With a full 24% of the class of 2007 (30 students) receiving recognition in the National Merit Scholarship program (Ranking in the top 4% of the nation s college bound seniors.) the curriculum is clearly exceptional. Students at BCS are accepted at the end of each school year for the following year so trouble makers or children who don t want to be there aren t returning year after year to disrupt or slow class progress. When observing a group of students from several of the premier private schools in the area the Bethesda students stand out as far more dignified, centered, well-mannered and mature. BCS appears to turn out far more prepared and refined students than other programs offered in the Fort Worth area. Before you sign up with a private school and pay exponentially more for a lot of glitz, glamour and status - - visit Bethesda Christian School and see for yourself the long-term substance instilled into the BCS children. I have found the Christ-centered leadership, dedicated teachers, compassionate and accepting students and welcoming families create an environment where children thrive and flourish while generating exceptional educational results.

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2006
I find the the students very accepting of new students. The teachers go out of their way to help you meet your goals.

- submitted by a student
January 14, 2006
As a student at BCS, I see how the teachers genuinely care about our education. They develope personal relationships with each and every one of us. The academics are challenging, the sports teams are award-wining, the students care for each other, and the fine-arts are amazing. If you are looking for a clean, uplifting and friendly environment...all I can say is Bethesda!

- submitted by a student
December 14, 2005
Good school, good athletic program, makes students work hard but lets them have fun at the same time.

- submitted by a student
October 18, 2005
Bethesda Christian School appears to be one of the better choices for Christian based education in the Fort Worth area. They are accredited by ACSI and SACS which are recognized by the TEA and Southern colleges. This is important for college bound students.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2005
Good test scores and curriculum. However, I would like to see an expansion of offerings in math, science, and foreign languages.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2005
My son has attended BCS for 5 years. It is truly an outstanding school and Mrs. Vaughn and her staff do a remarkable job. Highly recommend!

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
We have had one graduate with two still in high school. We researched the area heavily before putting our children in Bethesda many, many years ago. Our youngest started in kindergarten. We have not been sorry. We made the right choice.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
This school is the most awesome school. The teachers are so wonderful and the staff in the office are very kind and always want to hear from you regardless good or bad. If you have a complaint they will address it right away. I would recommend this school to anyone.

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Bethesda Christian School is a college preparatory school in Fort Worth, Texas. As a Christian private elementary, middle and high school, Bethesda’s Christ-centered programs equip students in achieving excellence in academics, athletics, fine arts and service in the community while consistently building and cultivating strong character. Beginning in our rigorous kindergarten program, our students are empowered to exceed expectations both in the classroom and in every aspect of their lives.

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Bethesda Christian School
4700 N Beach St, Fort Worth, TX  76137
(817) 281-6446
Last modified Bethesda Christian School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Bethesda Christian School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top