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Bethany Christian School

Worship • Prepare • Serve

Bethany Christian School, established in 1980, is the largest outreach ministry of Rio Vista Community Church with classes ranging from nursery to eighth grade. The school is located in the Rio Vista neighborhood of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and currently has approximately 325 students. Bethany is well known for offering academic excellence in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment. Small class sizes coupled with individualized attention ensure that our students experience maximum success on the academic, emotional, and spiritual fronts.

Bethany is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, by Christian Schools of Florida, and by the National Council for Private School Accreditation. We are a member of the Association of Christian Schools International and the Broward County Nonpublic School Association.

Staff & Students

School Head
Samuel Eric Kastensmidt

Full-time Faculty & Administration

Part-time Faculty & Administration

Support Staff


Part-Day Early Childhood 16

Full-Day Early Childhood 32

K3-K4 60

K5 29

Grades 1-5 135

Grades 6-8 68

Grades 9-12 0

Enrollment totals include
these special programs:

Fla Corporate Tax Students 25
615 S.E. 9th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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Phone: (954) 522-2554
Fax: (954) 522-3406

December 2006
Last updated March 28th, 2017

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