Thank you for your interest in Ruskin Christian School. As parents and teachers, we know that choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions that a parent will make. We understand the importance of getting a solid educational foundation that is needed for the future success of our children. At Ruskin Christian School we can provide this educational program to meet your child’s academic needs with a proven curriculum in a Christ-centered atmosphere.
RCS is a K2 through 12th grade school that primarily uses the ABEKA curriculum and has seen great results with it’s preschool and lower elementary phonics reading program that teaches children to read by learning to recognize the short vowels and their sounds, to recognize the consonants and their sounds, to learn to blend the consonants and vowels, to learn to sound one-vowel words, to learn the sounds of long vowels and to sound, two-vowel words, and to learn the special phonic sounds. The ABEKA curriculum is a proven curriculum in all the academic subjects in the preschool, elementary, junior high, and senior high.
It would be our privilege to meet with you and your child (grades K3-12) to discuss what RCS has to offer! To make an appointment, call the school office at 813-645-6441. Please bring the following information with you to the appointment:
- Completed registration form
- Copy of birth certificate, proof of recent physical (yellow form) and updated shot records (blue form)
- Most recent report card
- Most recent copy of standardized testing results
- Copy of transcripts – grades 9-12
Any additional information you know will be important for us to make an assessment about your child.
Note: If you are moving from out of state, the following is required before your child can attend class – Copy of birth certificate, proof of recent physical (yellow form) and updated shot records (blue form). Forms are available from your local doctor or from the County Health Department.
For new students in grades 1-12, an entrance test will be given. A testing date will be scheduled during the initial interview. The testing fee is $25.00 and is to be paid at the time of testing. The registration fee will be due upon acceptance.
Thank you again for contacting RCS. We look forward to meeting with you.
Timothy N. Vanderveer