Transform your child’s life

Thank you for your interest in Blue Ridge Christian School.

Below are the steps for our admissions process. Please read our website carefully, including our Mission, Vision, & Statement of Faith.

BRCS admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Admissions Process

We are open for tours and meetings. Here is what you can expect:

  • Schedule an appointment to speak with the Admissions Director, Carolyn Paradzinski.
  • Ask all of your questions
  • Carolyn will provide you with a magazine, information about the curriculum, and class size.
  • Applications are electronic and a link will be sent to you. They are not located on the website.

If Applying Before January

  • Applications received prior to November 30 will be added to the roster pending availability.  Current families have until November 30 to pay their re-enrollment fee.
  • Pastoral Reference requests will begin in December. We will need to have these prior to the family meeting.
  • We will begin setting up family meetings and student assessments in January.

If  Applying After January

  • Pastoral references will be requested within one week.
  • We will be in touch within two weeks regarding your next steps.

We are prepared and have a place for you.


First Round Admission

  • We are continually accepting applications.
  • November 1-30 – Current Family Early Enrollment  — Current families planning to add children to the upcoming school year are encouraged to complete the application if they have not already done so.
  • January 1 — Financial Aid Application Opens

Second Round Admission

  • February 28 –New Family Application Deadline to receive $250 Early Enrollment Discount for High School
  • April 1 — All applications are encouraged to be submitted.
  • April 30 — Admissions closes (exception for families relocating)
Additional Applications will be considered after these dates if space allows.  Financial Aid availability is allocated in the order of the applications.
The application process is now open! Please see application step 1 below to start your application. If you have any questions, I would love to help you! Please call Carolyn Paradzinski at 540-828-2233.

1. Meet with the Admissions Director

Schedule a tour and a shadow day.

2. Submit Application

Complete the Application and pay the fee – Submit the fee of $100 per student K-12 and $50 per PK student.

High School student will complete a Student Application.

3. Completion of Forms and Records

  • Pastoral Reference Form – This is required from your current church (all grades). The Admissions Director will submit this on your behalf.
  • Release of Records – We will request the records on your behalf. Records must be received prior to student testing and family meeting.

4. Student Placement

Students rising from kindergarten to 8th grade and homeschool students are screened for class placement. Students transferring from other schools into grades 9-12 are screened on a case-by-case basis once we have received academic records from the previous school.

  • High School students and parents are encouraged to meet with the Guidance Department to discuss course registration.

5. Family Meeting

The Head of School or Principals will meet with you to learn more about your family and your hopes for your child’s/children’s education. Please bring questions about the school or any aspect of our program. Family meetings are for parents on for grades PK-8. Students in grades 9-11 participate in family meeting.

  • January — Family meetings begin

6. Acceptance Notification

When an admissions decision is made, you will be notified by mail. A payment policy document and an Electronic Funds Transfer form will be included with the acceptance letter. Simply sign and return the payment policy document with your $350 deposit and if you choose, a signed copy of the Electronic Funds Transfer. Once the deposit and the signed payment policy document are received, you are considered enrolled.  Tuition payments begin on July 1. Later admissions are billed from the point of contract.

We will communicate with you throughout the process.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  New Family Orientation is held in mid-August. You will meet with the Head of School, teachers and staff and learn more about policies, procedures and expectations.

Admissions Director Carolyn Paradzinski is ready to help. Connect with her at