Parent volunteers offer a pizza hot lunch day and bake sale most Wednesdays. Students place their order for pizza on Tuesdays using pre-purchased coupons.
BCS is an independent organization partnering with families who seek to raise their children up with an understanding of the gospel. There are over thirty evangelical churches represented in our school family.
Parents, parents of graduates and graduates, who have signed the Statement of Belief, may be voting members of the Bellingham Christian School Association. The Association elects members to a Board of Directors who oversees the operation of the school.
Most parents are able to carpool with other families. We can help connect families who live near one another.
Preschool through Fifth grade:
Arrival: 8:30 a.m – 8:50 a.m. Recess on the playground or in the gym. Students may enter the building and prepare for class after 8:50.
Preschool through Fifth grade classes begin at 9:00 a.m.
Dismissal: Pre-Kindergarten students are dismissed at 11:50 a.m. Kindergarten through Fifth grade students are dismissed at 3:15 p.m. on MTWF, 2:15 on Thursdays.
Middle School (Sixth through Eighth grade):
Arrival: Middle School students may arrive on campus as early as 8:15 a.m. and prepare for class. Middle School classes begin at 8:45 a.m.
Dismissal: Students are dismissed at 3:20 p.m. on MTWF, 2:20 on Thursdays.
Because Bellingham Christian School is a parent-owned school, we have a tremendous appreciation for parents and we encourage their involvement in our school. Parents should ask the teacher how they can be involved their classrooms. Parents are also welcome to be active in Parent Teacher Fellowship. Weekly newsletters are emailed home with information about volunteer opportunities.
Funds for tuition assistance are provided by the fundraising efforts of the BCS Foundation. Families with two or more children receive sibling discounts and there is assistance available, based on income, through our Tuition Assistance Program. Pastor Discounts are available for full time pastors. Please see the enrollment page for further details.
Scores from standardized tests given to our first- through eighth-grade students, as well as the success of our students when they enter high school, indicate that our students are very well prepared academically. Over 75% of our students earn honor roll each trimester.