Admissions Process

Welcome to Bethany!  Thank you for your interest in joining our school.  The following steps will guide you through the BCS school admissions process.

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Kim Aasland, Director of Admissions

Give us a call

We’d love to hear from you and get to know more about your family and answer any questions your have. Our Admissions Director, Kim Aasland, is looking forward to hearing from you. Her direct dial line is 626-921-1291 and her email is kaasland@bcslions.org.

Come meet us We are pleased to once again be able to welcome you on campus. We are happy to set up a personalized meeting and tour with our Admission Director for K-8 or our Preschool Director for preschool. This is a chance for you to tell us about your child, ask questions, and see if Bethany would be a good fit. You are welcome to bring your child(ren) along!

To set up a tour contact us via email or phone: 626-921-1291 or kaasland@bcslions.org.

You may also call our front office at 626-355-3527.

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Complete the online application

Included in the application is the payment of a $75 non-refundable fee, as well as submission of report cards, test scores, teacher and principal recommendations, and any IEP or 504 plans.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. We are doing rolling admissions, meaning that we will evaluate your application as soon as it is complete. We still have room in many of our classes for the upcoming school year.

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K-8 Student Assessment

Once your application is submitted, our Admissions Director will then schedule a student assessment for your child.  Our qualified teachers will briefly spend one-on-one time with your child assessing academic fundamentals, abilities, and performance.

Shadow Day (grades 1-8)

We offer an optional shadow day for grades 1-8. Your student is welcome to come be a Bethany student for the day. Shadow Days are a great way for us to get to know your student and for your student to get to know use. Usually we can do testing on the same day as the shadow day.

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Interview

Interviews are a chance for our Admissions Director to get to know your student and for the student to ask any questions he or she may have. For younger students, interviews take place with a parent. The interview can take on the same day as a shadow day and/or testing day or can be on a separate day.

Review

At this point in the enrollment process, the Admissions Team will review the application, additional documents, and student assessment.  You will be notified of the school’s decision.  If accepted, you will receive a link to fill out the BCS online enrollment packet and pay the $450 non-refundable enrollment fee.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bethany Christian School admits students of any race, color, gender, nationality and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, or nationality and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid and scholarship programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.