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Igniting Minds. Infusing Faith

Where It All Began

Sarasota Christian School was established in 1958 by a group of Mennonite parents who were interested in having their children educated in a truly Christian atmosphere.  The school aims to serve this need for all who desire a distinctively Christian education regardless of denomination, race, color or national origin.

The school has shown steady growth from its small beginning in 1958 of 15 students on the first day.  Sarasota Christian School is located on an inviting 25-acre campus and offers a quality educational program on the elementary, middle, and high school levels.  Its students, come from a wide diversity of backgrounds, represent various denominations and congregations.  We provide a peaceful environment in which our students can grow and thrive.  We are a community of learners called to a lifetime of service through Christ.

This Year SCS Celebrates 60 Years


A look at the past with a vision for the future…

On September 3, 1958, Sarasota Christian School opened its doors to one teacher and fifteen students, many of them using desks that had been made by the Founders. From those humble days at Tuttle Avenue Mennonite Church, to the sprawling 25-acre campus that we now occupy, the mission of SCS has remained firm: to equip students with a love for Christ, a passion to learn, the courage to lead, and a commitment to serve. We invite you to join us in celebrating this tradition of educational excellence during our anniversary year.

60th Anniversary Day of Giving
September 3, 2018

Sarasota Christian School was built on the sacrifices of our Founding families.  As we celebrate 60 years since our school opened its doors, we invite you to contribute to our Annual Fund and support our media center renovation.  During this 24-hour campaign, we hope that our current families and those who have attended SCS in the past will show their appreciation and make a contribution.

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Lady Blazer Reunion and Volleyball game
September 14, 2018

Join us for one of their biggest rivalry games of the season against the Out of Door Academy.  On this evening we will celebrate our former female athletes and encourage all Alumni to attend and meet with old friends.

Homecoming Alumni Week
October 29-November 2 

In the week before the High School Homecoming dance, we invite our alumni back to campus for a week of engagement with our students on our campus.  Our student leaders will be creating opportunities for alumni to work with our students and visit the SCS campus.

60th Anniversary Gala Celebration
December 1, 2018, Sarasota Christian School

This first-of-its-kind event at SCS will feature a seated dinner, live entertainment, a display of student artwork, live and silent auctions, and a chance to explore the rich history of our school.  If you or your guests are new to our school, you will enjoy a festive evening under the beautiful Spanish moss-covered live oaks on our campus, and learn about the traditions of our school and the direction we are headed.

60th Annual Auction and Festival
February 16, 2019, Sarasota Christian School gym

Our Annual Auction is an iconic part of SCS history.  This one-day event will bring back the crowd favorite foods, games and auction items.  Make sure that you have this date on your calendar and meet with friends and family.

Grandparents’ Day
March 13, 2019

We invite the Grandparents of our Kindergarten through 8th grade students to join us on campus for a half-day visit.  Take a seat in your grandchild’s classroom and see what a day in the life of an SCS student is like.