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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 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.