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.



APPLY HERE FOR 2019-2020!

Our Admissions website is designed to make the application process as efficient as possible using our online application system. We require families to apply online and submit the $120 non-refundable application fee as it simplifies submission and provides parents a tool for tracking their progress. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to submit an online application from a computer and “allow pop-ups”. The application form is not mobile-friendly.

CLASSES CURRENTLY CLOSED : *Nursery - Infants & Wobblers, PK2, PK3, PK4, Kindergarten, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade (please submit application and $25 fee to be put on the waitlist)


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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and middle school blogs and events from our calendar.