BCA is currently accredited by the Tennessee Department of Education, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and National Lutheran Schools Accreditation Association (NLSA).
Yes. In 2006, The Lutheran School changed its name to Belvoir Christian Academy. The congregations of First Lutheran Church and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church continue their support of BCA. Belvoir Christian Academy’s mission is to make disciples for Jesus while upholding high academic standards of excellence. Established in 1887, BCA is excited about moving forward into the next one hundred years.
BCA offers a challenging, age-appropriate academic curriculum for children in grades Pre-K 3 through eighth. The curriculum integrates traditional education with technology, while offering a family-oriented, Christian environment.
BCA offers an Extended Care Program for families who want or need care for their children beyond regular hours. The program provides before-school care beginning at 7 a.m. and after-school care until 6 p.m.
BCA is a member of the Independent School Conference. Athletic opportunities are available for intermediate and middle school students and include soccer, basketball, softball, golf, cross country, tennis, cheerleading, and volleyball.
A variety of activities are offered including Choir, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Private Music Lessons, Dance, Gymnastics, Baton, Tae Kwon Do, Mini Courses, Drama, Science Club and more.
Summer Camp at BCA is filled with weekly fieldtrips, fun activities, and a relaxing and enjoyable environment for your children. BCA Summer Camp is open each weekday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. to all children ages 3 through 14. Camp at BCA is a summer favorite for children and parents who come back year after year.
BCA has a standardized dress code for grades kindergarten through eighth. The dress code policy does not apply to students in pre-school. All students are expected to dress modestly and be well-groomed at all times during school hours. Appropriate attire includes:
- Shorts, slacks, skirts or jumpers in khaki, navy or the approved plaid
- Any solid color Polo shirt with no logos or emblems other than the Belvoir Christian Academy logo
- Solid color sweaters, sweat shirts and turtlenecks may also be worn with the Polo shirt collar visible above the top of the sweater/sweat shirt collar
Further details regarding the dress code policy are provided in the BCA Family Handbook.
After applying for admission, BCA staff will keep you informed about assessment dates which pertain to your child (pre-school children are exempt from assessments). Assessment is done through school visits, interviews and skills evaluation, as well as review of the current school records for your child. Following the assessment, the experienced faculty and principal will review all materials about your child and contact you regarding the upcoming school year.