Bellevue Christian School

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Basic Information

Address: 1701 98th Avenue Ne, Clyde Hill, WA 98004
County: king
School District: Bellevue Washington
Phone Number: 425-45404402

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Additional Information

President: Kevin M. Dunning
School Type: private christian K-12
Founded: 1950
Ages/Grades: pre-K to 12
School Setting:

Bellevue Christian School (BCS) is an
independent, non-denominational Christian
school emphasizing strong academics,
community and service. Bellevue Christian
School is a member of Christian Schools
International and Northwest Association of
Independent Schools.
The city of Bellevue (population of more than
141,000) is adjacent to Seattle on the east side
of Lake Washington. The student body is
drawn from a broad geographic area including
King County and southern Snohomish County
Coeducational
Preschool through Grade 12
Christian, Non-denominational
Approximately 1,000 Students
International Program
More than $1 Million in Annual Financial Aid

School Size: 1,000
Tuition:

$13,500

Financial Aid:

$1,000,000/annually

Departments:

Departments include Social Studies, English,
Science, Mathematics, Modern Languages,
the Arts, Bible, Physical Education, and
Student Academic Services (SAS). SAS
provides educational therapy to students with
academic needs as identified through testing.

Curriculum:

2019 Graduation Requirements
Subject Area Semester Credits
English 8
Social Studies 7
Mathematics 6
Science 6
Modern Language 4
Bible 4
Physical Education 4
Health 1
The Arts 4
General Electives 4
Total Minimum Credits: 48

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100%
Support Services:

Student Academic Services

Camp Programs: Yes
Summer School: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Mission Statement:

To prepare young people to live faithfully for God in a rapidly changing world with the ability to understand, evaluate, and transform their world from the foundation of God’s unchanging values.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Preparing young people to live faithfully for God.

School History:

Brothers Joe and Al Greene founded Bellevue Christian School in the basement of Juanita Community Church in 1950. They had a vision for Christ-centered education.

They had formed the idea of a school in the mission field and in church service work. The Greenes were influenced by the newly developing Christian education philosophies of Rev. Peter DeJong, Dr. Mark Fakkema, Professor H. Evan Runner and Abraham Kuyper.

One of the unique aspects of the Greenes’ educational philosophy was their willingness to let scripture and Christian educational theories and constructs frame training and practice.

The theories of Herman Dooyeweerd, Peter Shouls, Harvy Cox and Dr. Francis Schaeffer were discussed and debated by the early faculty as Al Greene encouraged and fostered the spirit of finding God’s purposes for what a Christ-centered education should be.