Where is Westside Christian School located?
11633 137th Street North, Largo, Florida 33774
Driving directions are available here.
How do I contact WCS?
When school is in session, the office is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Our phone number is 727-517-2153
Our fax number is 727-593-7700
Our website is: www.westsidechristianschool.com
Please feel free to use our online contact here.
What is the current enrollment at WCS?
K - 5th Grade - # of students will be posted at the beginning of the school year
6th - 8th Grade - # of students will be posted at the beginning of the school year
9th - 12th Grade - # of students will be posted at the beginning of the school year
Do you offer transportation services?
No, parents are required to supply transportation to and from school and other school activities.
If you are interested in car-pooling, please contact the office.
What is the cost for a student to attend WCS?
Our tuition costs range from $4700 to $6600, depending on your child's grade level, plus registration and book fees. Learn more about tuition here.
What curriculum does WCS use?
A-Beka and BJU
How many students are allowed per class?
15, however, many of our classes have fewer.
What time does the school day begin and end?
Doors open at 8:15am
School begins at 8:25am
Dismissal at 2:50pm (Middle and High School)
Dismissal at 3:00pm (Elementary)
*NOTE: On early release days, dismissal is at 12:00pm for ALL Students
Does WCS offer a before and after school care program?
Yes, our before school care is available from 7:00am to 8:15am and our after school care program is available from 3:15pm to 6:00pm. Learn more about our extended care program here.
Note: Extended care is NOT available on days when school is closed.
Are students required to wear uniforms?
School colors are red, white and blue and are reflected in the uniform dress at all grade levels. Khaki and navy blue pants and shorts provide a pleasing option in combination with polo shirts of school colors. Complete details about the WCS dress code are listed in the WCS handbook.
WCS uniform tops (shirts, tee shirts, sweatshirts, and jackets with WCS logos) are available from Allen Sports Center at 6585 Seminole Blvd. Phone #'s: 727-397-0421.
Gently used uniforms are also available at the school office. The cost is $5 for each item. We have various colors and sizes available.
Shorts, Pants, Skirts, PE Shorts and Shoes can be purchased at any store of your choice. Please review the school handbook for specifics.
Does WCS have a lunch program?
Currently WCS does NOT offer a lunch program, so you will need to pack your childs lunch. We do however, have days that we have pizza delivered. (This is usually on Fridays) Additionally, we have special breakfast/lunch offerings throughout the school year.
Does WCS have bible classes and chapel?
Yes, Bible is an integral part of the curriculum at WCS and is a required subject and students assemble for chapel on a weekly basis.
What sports does WCS offer?
WCS currently offers boys Basketball. We also encourage students to participate in local athletic organizations.
Does WCS provide standardized testing for students?
WCS used the Wide Range Achievement Testing (WRAT)
Are faculty members at WCS licensed and certified to teach?
Our faculty members hold either a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree from an accredited institution and are certified in their specific area.
Are parents required to get involved at WCS?
Yes, Ten (10) Community Service hours per family is required.
These hours can be met in several ways, including Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meetings and planned activities, chaperoning field trips, library or lunchroom attendant.
Any time spent helping at the school counts. If volunteer hours are not served, they will be billed at $10 per hour.
Is WCS sponsored by a church?
Yes, WCS is a ministry of Westside Church of the Nazarene.
What are the steps to enroll a child at WCS?
Complete a registration form along with the registration fee.
Set up and interview with the Administrator.
Upon approval, other records will be requested.
For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact the Admissions Office at 727-517-2153.