Yes, we offer Spanish to senior high students. Other languages may be taken through Florida Virtual School.
Providence Christian School operates two buses; however, they are used only to transport students to school sports events and field trips.
Yes. We offer extended care programs for students who need to arrive early or stay after school. Before School Care runs from 7:00 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. Extended care begins immediately after school and ends at 6:00 p.m. While snacks are not provided for our after-care students, PCS encourages parents to send snacks with their children.
Parental involvement is encouraged in a variety of activities.
No, it does not. As a ministry of Providence Baptist Church, the school is subsidized a fraction of its needs. In addition, the school asks its friends, families and alumni to participate in annual fundraisers, which allows for a balanced budget.
You will find the steps to enrollment and the appropriate forms to be downloaded here.
Elementary and high school students begin their school day at 7:55 a.m. and end their day at 3:15 p.m.
Our computer lab is used by students of all grades. Every student takes part in a grade-level computer class. In addition, the lab is open in the afternoons for academic use.
Please call our school office at 813-661-0588. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
School lunch sponsors include Chick-Fil-A, Wendy’s, and Papa Johns Pizza.
PCS does not accept Step Up or Florida Pride scholarships. However, the school does use the FAST program. Many of our graduates qualify for the Florida Bright Futures program as well. Please contact the business office for more information.
PCS is in the process of renewing its accreditation with AACS.
You may enroll your child in K-1 as soon as the child turns one. The minimum age for enrollment in K2-5 is the appropriate age on or before September 1st.
The average class size is less than 20 students.
PCS graduates can be found in Christian, state, and private colleges and universities nationwide. The college preparatory curriculum prepares the students for success at their chosen college or university. In recent years, students have been accepted to (among others) Pensacola Christian College, West Coast Christian College, University of Southern Florida, Grace College, Warner University, and Southeastern University.
PCS offers National Honor Society, yearbook, drama, choir and band as part of our extra-curricular activities. Participation in fine arts festivals and music competitions is integrated into the student activities calendar.
PCS offers Christian education for K1 through 12th grade.
Students in grades K5-12th wear uniforms. Any other dress code is outlined in our handbook.
The school is a ministry of the Providence Baptist Church. Therefore, the school takes a fundamental position in its beliefs regarding the Word of God and separation from the lack of standards and morality of the world. The mission and purpose of PCS is to assist the Christian home in providing a sound education for its children, both academically and spiritually, in a Christ-honoring and caring atmosphere so that each child may be conformed to the image of Christ.
As a Christian school, both the methods of instruction and the entire educational program are dependent upon and related to principles found in the Bible. Spiritual values are fostered through the regular teaching of the Bible, holding prayer in high regard and holding biweekly chapel. PCS is a ministry of Providence Baptist Church. Providence Christian School is deeply interested in seeing each child accept God’s free gift of salvation and becoming a mature follower of Jesus Christ.
PCS offers a high quality college prep curriculum that will prepare students for collegiate study. In addition, the school recognizes its role in preparing students for entering a variety of post high school careers.
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The school offers Band, Choir and Drama.
Providence Christian School has a strong academic program and a dedicated faculty. A Beka Book and Bob Jones University Press are the primary curriculum used.
Providence Christian School uses the King James version in chapel and Bible classes.