We are delighted that you are interested in giving us the opportunity to assist you in your child's education. Established in 1980, Bethany Christian School is a ministry of Rio Vista Community Church that serves students ranging from Daycare through Grade 8. 

We are located in the Rio Vista neighborhood of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida and currently have more than 300 students. Bethany is well known for offering academic excellence in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment.

Small class sizes coupled with individualized attention ensure that our students experience academic, emotional, and spiritual excellence.

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The Stage Musical

Based on the Disney Film

Tarzan - The Stage Musical!

The BCS Middle School Theatre Department presents Tarzan - The Stage Musical. Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features many of Phil Collins most beloved hits, including: “You’ll Be in My Heart” and “Son of Man.” This musical is guaranteed to be a hit with families of all ages! Buy your tickets TODAY! Two performances only: Friday, April 26th @ 6:30pm followed by a Dessert Reception AND Saturday, April 27th @ 4:00pm - Matinee Only (No Dessert Reception). Tickets go up by $5 each as of April 24th and will also be available at the door. Don’t forget to also buy a T-shirt, so your memories will last well after the final curtain closes. ENJOY THE SHOW!


Early Enrollment

APPLY HERE FOR 2019-2020!

The EARLY ENROLLMENT DISCOUNT application period for the 2019-2020 school year begins on January 11, 2019 and ends on February 12, 2019. (No exceptions will be made to this deadline.) Discounts of $800 off Full-Day Tuition Rates and $300 off PK2/PK3 Half-Day Tuition Rates apply.

PLEASE NOTE: You will need to submit an online application from a computer and “allow pop-ups”. The application form is not mobile-friendly.

Deposit and all necessary paperwork must be submitted by 2/12/19, and there must be availability in desired class for offer to be valid.



Bethany Christian School provides a Christ-centered education that strives for both excellence and success for
each student.

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Spiritual Life

At Bethany Christian School, we bring knowledge to light, promoting academic excellence in the context of a Christian world view.

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Worshiping God and serving Him and serving others with excellence, creativity, and passion.

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Bethany Christian School’s athletic programs are committed to providing student athletes with experiences that will inspire them to fully develop their God-given gifts for His glory.

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