About Us


Bradenton Christian School (BCS), located in Bradenton, Florida, is a Christ-centered college preparatory school, which includes dual enrollment, honor and AP classes. BCS is accredited by the Middle States and Christian Schools of Florida (CSF) and members of Christian Schools of Florida (CSF). The faculty is fully accredited and certified with most having 20+ years of experience. Founded in 1960, it is the largest private Christian school in Manatee County and has a solid reputation for high standards in the community.

The BCS mission is to provide a quality education rooted in God's Word, and to prepare the hearts and minds of God's children in partnership with the Christian community for service in God's world.

BCS offers PreK through 12th grade. We currently have over 800 students enrolled. The campus rests on twenty-four acres and includes a Middle School Building, High School Building, Elementary School Building, McClure Center for Fine Arts and Technology, and brand new Athletic Center. 

BCS is a 3A school and is a member of the SSAC (Sunshine State Athletic Conference). Interscholastic sports are offered at both the senior high and middle school levels including Basketball, Baseball, Beach Volleyball, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.

If it's creativity that piques your interest, our award winning Fine Arts programs will grab your attention. A wide array of music, performing and studio arts are offered.