Application Process-Apollo Beach Campus
Bell Shoals Baptist Academy
Bell Shoals Baptist Academy is for families who are interested in a Christ-centered education. We offer quality caring teachers, advanced curriculum for all ages and small class sizes. All applications are reviewed without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin.
Application Process Overview
- Complete and Submit Application Packet
- Non-refundable Tuition Deposit of $300 or VPK voucher (required with application)
- Notification – Possible placement on wait list
- Tuition Contract
- Scholarship Application with FAST ($41 fee) (not required)
Tuition Deposit: A non-refundable tuition deposit of $300 will be immediately due to secure enrollment of your student. VPK students who are using a State of Florida Voucher are exempt from paying the deposit. The voucher must be submitted with the application packet.
VPK Voucher: The Florida Department of Education, Office of Early Learning provides free vouchers for families to enroll age appropriate children in VPK programs. The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program is a free prekindergarten program for 4-year-olds who reside in Florida and were born on or before Sept. 1 of the year they would enter the program. Parents of 4-year-olds with birthdays from Feb. 2 through Sept. 1 may postpone enrolling their child until the following year when they are 5. To apply for the voucher you will need proof of Florida residence and proof of child's age. VPK Voucher Application
Notification: You will be notified by mail or a phone call regarding your child’s admission status. Upon your student's acceptance, the appropriate Tuition Contract must be completed. When there are no spaces available in a grade, students will be placed in a waiting pool. If a space becomes available, the Admissions Committee will review all applicants placed in the waiting pool and you will be notified of the opening.
BSBA Application Check-list
– Application Packet
Parent Enrollment Agreement
Discipline Procedure Agreement (for appropriate grade)
Notarized Participant Activity/Medical Release Form
– Tuition Deposit $300 with application or VPK voucher
– Copy of Birth Certificate
– Copy of Hillsborough County Immunizations/Health Forms 680 and 3040
– Tuition Contract (due after acceptance into the program)