BCS at a Glance

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School Type

K-12 College Preparatory, Private Christian

Current Enrollment

400 students

Location

4700 N. Beach Street, Fort Worth, TX 76137 (approximately 1/4 mile south of Loop 820)

Teacher-Student Ratios

Kindergarten, 1:12; Grades 1-4, 1:18; Grades 5-12, 1:22

Foreign Language Offerings

Elementary Latin for grades K-5; Latin, Spanish and French for high school students

Honors/Advanced Placement Options

Honors and AP courses available

Dual Credit Option

For an additional fee, juniors and seniors may receive college credit from John Brown University and SAGU for select BCS high school courses.

Secondary Athletic Offerings

Basketball*, baseball, softball*,volleyball*, soccer*, track and field*, cross country*, golf. BCS is a member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools and competes in TAPPS athletic events.

Secondary Extracurricular Offerings

Band*, Choir*, Performing Arts*, Yearbook, Chess Club*, Chemistry Club, Runners Club*, Debate Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council*, Green Team recycling organization, Six Wings* service organization, TAPPS competitive academic teams*, F.I.R.S.T. robotics

Elementary/Middle School Activities

ACSI events (Art Festival, Math Olympics, Speech Meet, Science Fair); National Geographic Geography Bee (4th-8th); Scripps National Spelling Bee sponsored by the TCU Department of Education; Fort Worth Stock Show Art Competition; F.I.R.S.T. robotics (4th-8th)

Major Field Trips and Mission Trips

In addition to local educational field trips, BCS sponsors major trips to Austin and San Antonio (4th grade); Houston and NASA (6th grade); and Washington, D.C. (8th grade). Student Leadership University summer seminars and a short-term mission outreach are available to high school students. Participation in these trips is optional and involves additional fees.

Accreditation

Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)

After-School Program

After-hours Connections & Enrichment (ACE) is available for BCS students from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Office hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays
School class schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Summer office hours: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays

*Available to middle school students. Except where otherwise noted, all secondary activities are available for senior school students.