Application Process 


Complete the online inquiry form to start the conversation with our team and answer any questions.    ONLINE INQUIRY


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

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

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


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 for the 2024-2025 school year will be in January 2024.

    • Go to
    • 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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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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Tuition and Fees 

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What Makes Us Different

established 1965

Christ Centered

Integrating God’s word in all aspects of the Academy


Safe and Secure Campus

Restricted Access, Onsite Resource Officer, 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

Apple Distinguished School - One-to-One iPad Program

One to One iPad assigned to to each student in Kindergarten - 8th grade.


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,  Music Suite, Outdoor Classroom, Newly Renovated Basketball Gym, Multiple Sports Fields, New 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. 


Panther 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.



Quality Christian Education

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