Birchwood Christian School 2018-04-17T13:46:31+00:00

Thank you for your interest in
Birchwood Christian School!

2018-2019 Registration Open Now!

 

To enroll your child/children in any of our programs and to assure your place on the waiting list, please fill out the inquiry form on the right.  

*Children enrolled in our two-day program must be three years of age on or before August 31st, 2018 and be self-sufficient at using the bathroom facilities. If you have any questions about school readiness, special needs, or concerns, feel free to contact us. 

 

Visit Our School!

For a facility tour and more information about our programs,
contact BCS Director: Bonnie Hollingsworth  
bonnie@bpchurch.org or call 360-733-8860 x104

 

Our School

  • Philosophy:  Birchwood Christian School is rooted in Christian values.  We seek to nurture the spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth of young children in a safe and loving environment.  Our curriculum is academically rich and spiritually sound.  Jesus is the thread that weaves our day together as we explore reading, math, science, and social studies while learning to love God and each other.
  • Birchwood Christian School is an Outreach Ministry of Birchwood Presbyterian Church.
  • Facility includes child-size classrooms, outdoor playground, full-size gym, kitchen, and state-of-the-art security system.

Our Classes

Preschool Two-Day Program:  Team Taught by Gwyn Pooleon Fix and Laurie Bunnell

  • Focus:  Laying a social and emotional foundation in a child’s first school experience.
  • Days:    Tuesday and Thursday
  • Time:    9:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Ages:    Child must be 3 years of age and toilet trained on or before August 31 of the enrollment year.
  • Enrollment:  Limited to 16 children
  • Non-refundable Registration Fee:  $85.00 annually
  • Annual Tuition:  $1,000.00.   May be paid in 10-month installments of $100.00 per month (Aug. 1 – May 1).

Pre-Kindergarten Three-Day Program:  Team Taught by Gwyn Pooleon Fix and Laurie Bunnell

  • Focus:  Developing each child’s emergent literacy and mathematical skills in preparation for Kindergarten.
  • Days:    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Time:    9:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Ages:    Child must be 4 years of age on or before August 31 of enrollment year.
  • Enrollment:  Limited to 18 children.
  • Non-refundable Registration Fee:  $85.00 annually
  • Annual Tuition:  $1,500.00.  May be paid in 10-month installments of $150.00 per month (Aug. 1 – May 1).

Kindergarten:  Teacher Tammy Lindhout

  • Focus:  Promoting the intrinsic value and power of learning through all academic fields and providing the tools to become positive members of our greater community.
  • Days:    Monday through Friday
  • Time:    9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Ages:    Child must be 5 years of age on or before August 31 of the enrollment year.
  • Enrollment:  Limited to 12 children.
  • Non-Refundable Registration Fee:  $160.00 annually
  • Annual Tuition:  $3,000.00.  May be paid in 10-month installments of $300.00 per month (Aug. 1 – May 1).

Our Teachers

  • College educated teachers with BA’s in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, and Elementary Education.
  • Over 40 combined years of experience, 10 of those years teaching together.
  • Participate in yearly professional development opportunities and are CPR/First Aid Certified.
  • Teachers have joined with Bellingham and other county school districts to implement David Matteson literacy materials into their classrooms as part of the Washington State Preschool through Third Grade (P-3) alignment requirement.
  • Teachers use developmentally appropriate practices and assess using Washington State benchmarks.

Notice of Non-Discrimination Policy

Birchwood Christian School admits students of any race, color, nationality, and ethnic origin, to all rights, privileges, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

Birchwood Christian School Parent Agreement Form
Birchwood Christian School Registration Form

Interested in learning more about Birchwood Christian School?

Contact Bonnie Hollingsworth, Director of Christian Education for Children at bonnie@bpchurch.org or 360-733-8860 ext 104.