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Our goal is to glorify God by assisting our families in the education and nurture of their children and to assist each student to achieve to his or her God-given potential. Our partnership with parents and each student’s success begins with the admissions process.

Admissions Office

Mrs. Kelly Henderson
Phone: 205-776-5812
Email: admissions@bcsk12.org


For information on Testing Dates please contact Mrs. Kelly Henderson at 205-776-5812 or Email: admissions@bcsk12.org

Grade K4-6 Enrollment

Applications are accepted year-round.  Applications received by January 31 give limited priority opportunity for applicants who are siblings of current students, children of BCS graduates, and Briarwood Presbyterian Church members.  All other applicants are placed on the non-priority list according to the date the application is received.  Grade level admission testing is required for grades 1-6 and all parents must attend a Parent Orientation Meeting.  No testing is required for K4 or K5 admissions.

Grade 7-12 Enrollment

Applications are accepted year-round.  Enrollment is not determined by the date the application is received.  Applicants must pass grade level admission testing, participate in a two-part interview process consisting of a family interview and Admissions Committee interview for the applicant.  All parents must attend a Parent Orientation Meeting.

General Policies

BCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, or national and ethnic origin. Enrollment is limited to students whose special educational or physical needs can be met by existing programs, services, and staff.

International Admissions

Briarwood Christian School offers admission opportunities for international students at the high school level (9th-12th grades). Enrollment space for students may be limited due to high demand for placement and high re-enrollment rates at Briarwood Christian School. Applicants must be proficient in English. An application must be received by March 1 of the year for which the student is applying with the application fee of U.S. $150.00 to cover the increased processing costs. Faxed applications are not accepted. Applications received after March 1 will not be considered.

The following steps must be completed to apply for international admissions:

  • Application- submitted by March 1
  • Entrance Exam and Interview- administered at Briarwood Christian School
  • Academic Records/Recommendations/Essay- at time of testing and interviews
  • Parent/Host Family Orientation Meeting- at time of testing and interviews
  • Stateside Guardianship/Host family Parent Orientation Meeting- by June 1

To begin the process, fill out our International Student Application Form.