Admissions

Admissions 

Application Process 

Applications for new students for the 2023-2024 school year are now open. Please follow the steps below to apply.   Open Enrollment begins Monday, January 23rd. 

STEP 1 - CONTACT ADMISSIONS TEAM 

Contact our Admissions team at 813-689-9183 or complete the online inquiry form to start the conversation with our team and answer any questions.  ONLINE INQUIRY

STEP 2 - TOUR OUR CAMPUS 

It is optional to tour the campus but we recommend It! 

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STEP 3 - COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION

Submit completed Online Application and application fee Online Application is for Brandon campus only, not Apollo Beach. 

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STEP 4 - ACADEMIC SCREENING 

BSA administers an entrance exam to determine success in our program and academic readiness or placement for Kindergarten – 8th grade.

STEP 6 - COMPLETED ENROLLMENT

All of the above steps must be completed, including the application with paid application fee in order to complete your enrollment packet.  No spaces are held until enrollment is complete. 

After your enrollment packet is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. At any time, you can re-access Online Enrollment through your ParentsWeb login to print the supplemental enrollment forms or a PDF copy of the completed enrollment packet.

Admission at Bell Shoals Academy is based on selective criteria that include standardized test scores, prior school record, recommendations, evidence of good character, and a possible interview. The Admissions Committee will review each application and notify students of their acceptance.  All students are accepted on a trial basis during the first grading period (30 days) before placement becomes final.

Re-Enrollment
  • Please re-enroll by January 22, 2023, to secure your place next year. The enrollment fee is $200 from January 9 - January 22.

    • Go to www.factsmgt.com.
    • Select Parent Log-In from the menu bar and FACTS Family Portal from the drop-down menu.
    • District Code is BEL-FL.
    • Type in your username and password.  If you have forgotten your username or password, click on the link provided.
    • After logging in, click on the Apply and Enroll button in the left menu.
    • Click on the Enrollment/Reenrollment button.

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TOUR:
Schedule a tour:
  • Schedule an Admissions Tour

    The best way to learn more about Bell Shoals Academy is to come check us out! Bell Shoals Academy is a private christian school with ages 2's through 8th grade.  We have two locations.  Our Brandon campus offers an Early Learning Center for Pre K 2 - VPK and an Academy for Jr. Kindergarten - 8th Grade.  Our Apollo Beach campus offers an Early Learning Center for Pre K 2 - Kingergarten.

    Tours are scheduled Monday- Thursday by appointment.

    Children are welcome on tours.

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    schedule a tour - apollo beach campus

Tuition and Fees 

tuition and fees

What Makes Us Different

established 1965

Christ Centered

Integrating God’s word in all aspects of the Academy

 

Safe and Secure Campus

Restricted Access, Comprehensive Safety Systems, Onsite Security.

 

Robotics, Compass, STEM 

 Hands-on STEM learning activities, science inquires, project and performance based learning, and a Robotics unit.  

 

Rigorous Academics Atmosphere

High School Courses, STEM/Robotics, Compass, ACSI Speech Meet, ACSI Spelling Bee, ACSI Math Olympics, ACSI Creative Writing Festival

One-to-One iPad Program

One to One iPad assigned to to each student in grades 6th-8th

 

Parent Friendly Drop Off and Pick Up Schedules

School begins at 8:15 AM for all students 2 years old through 8th grade with staggered dismissals from 2:25 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Expansive Facilities

High School Science Lab, Computer Labs, Music Suite, Prayer Garden/Outdoor Classroom, Basketball Gym, Multiple Sports Fields, Age-appropriate Playgrounds

 

Parent Partnership

We encourage visitors and volunteers on campus. We are pleased to have the support of volunteers to enhance the academy experience for our students. Parents can be involved with our PTF and PVF organizations.  There are additional opportunities to be involved throughout the year. 

 

Interscholastic Athletics

Bell Shoals Academy values the importance of learning Godly principles through athletic competition.  Through belonging to a team, students learn the importance of teamwork, trust, serving others, hard work, respect and a balanced life style.  

 

Special Programs

Student Led Chapel, Mission Minded Trips and Events, Science Lab, Art, Library, PE, Music, Spanish, Morning Show, Academic Enhancement Program

 

Learn through Play-Early Learning Center

The ELC students stay engaged in learning through participation in group discussion, art, language arts, foreign language experiences, music, as well as health and safety thorough hands-on projects and indoor and outdoor activities.

 

TUITION AND FEES

Quality Christian Education

tuition and fees