Sarasota Christian School

  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 485
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
  • Address
  • 5415 Bahia Vista St
  • Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Phone
  • (941) 371-6481
  • Other Details
  • Principal or Admin: Jeff Shank
  • Fax: (941) 371-0898
  • Website:
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Sarasota Christian School is fully accredited and is located on a 25-acre campus, providing a peaceful environment for students to grow and thrive .  The school's faculty is highly qualified with 43% having attained a masters level education and 21% who have achieved doctoral status.  The high school students take advantage of on-campus dual enrollment college courses, many graduating with up to 30 hours of college credit.  All of the school's students benefit from Sarasota Christian's strong commitment to academics, classes in fine arts, opportunities for mission outreach projects and competitive athletics starting at the middle school level.

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3 reviews for Sarasota Christian School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 12, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We have had our two children at SCS since kindergarten. Our oldest will graduate in May and our youngest will finish middle school. We love SCS and the the Christ centered envioronment. The academics are excellant, there are many extra-curricular activities to choose from to keep your child involved and having fun in a safe Christ centered environment. SCHS is a great high school with small classes, exceptional academics with test scores above the national levels. We look forward to our youngest going into high school and are proud to be apart of the SCS family.
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on January 05, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We have had our two children at Sarasota Christian School since they were in kindergarten. Our oldest is now in middle school and is adjusting to this sometimes awkward time of life quite well. We attribute this to the environment at SCS. The school is very much like a community, we know our children’s friends and their families. The teachers and administration are caring and encouraging. Our children are able to participate in sports and after school extra-curricular activities to keep them busy and having fun. They receive all this in a Christ centered environment. The academics at SCS are exceptional, and we look forward to our children completing their high school years and continuing on to a major university.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 21, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We have been sending our children to Sarasota Christian School since kindergarten and couldn't be happier with the excellent education, caring teachers and staff, and strong community feel we get from this school.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 485
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 68.6
    Full-Time Teachers: 55
    Part-Time Teachers: 19
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 6.9
  • Percent Minority Students: 8.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 236 (48.7%)
  • Females: 249 (51.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sarasota Christian School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sarasota Christian School
  Number Percent
1st Grade214.3%
2nd Grade347.0%
3rd Grade285.8%
4th Grade193.9%
5th Grade347.0%
6th Grade469.5%
7th Grade479.7%
8th Grade459.3%
9th Grade5010.3%
10th Grade408.2%
11th Grade438.9%
12th Grade418.5%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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