Steps To Apply

1. Tour the Campus

    • Prospective students and families are invited to visit and experience Bentonville Christian Academy campus and see our students, faculty, and curriculum in action.

2. Submit the Application for Admission

    • Submit the digital Application for Admission by clicking either the Preschool Application or K – 9th Grade Application. Create a Brightwheel Account and fill out the application.


3. Complete Necessary Forms/Application Fee

  • In order to evaluate your child’s application to Bentonville Christian Academy, we must have a complete application file including:
    • Digital Application
    • Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 Form
  • Pay the non-refundable Application Fee (Will be applied to enrollment fee)

K - 9th Grade

3. BCA to Request Necessary Forms

  • Bentonville Christian Academy will then submit a request for records and a teacher referral form to be completed by the applicant’s current school or past teacher.
  • Pay the non-refundable Application Fee (Will be applied to enrollment fee)

K - 9th Grade Only (Preschool skip step)

4. Shadow Day Classroom Visitation and Assessments

    • Admission to Bentonville Christian Academy is based primarily on individual developmental readiness, the assessments are a vital part of our admission process and final decision. After completing and submitting the application and fee, assessment/shadow days will be scheduled. K – 9th grade applicants will schedule a full school day to join their peers in their current grade and participate is assessments. General results from these assessments will remain in the applicant’s confidential application file.

5. Decision Process for Admission

    • It is the responsibility of the applicant’s parents/guardians to ensure that all the materials have been received by the administrative office. Once all steps are completed, the Admission Committee will review all documents to determine whether the student and Bentonville Christian Academy are an appropriate match. Bentonville Christian Academy’s developmental grouping are designed to teach at grade level or above. It is necessary for applicants to be able to fit into these groupings to be accepted.

6. Enrollment

    • Upon notification of acceptance, you will be invoiced applicable enrollment fees (paid application fee will be applied). The enrollment fee(s) are required to reserve the student’s space at Bentonville Christian Academy.
    • An enrollment packet will be provided closer to the term(s) start date.
    • Enrollment is finalized upon receipt of all completed enrollment packet documents including:
      • Parent & Student Handbook Receipt Acknowledgement Form
      • Financial Policies & Procedures Acknowledgement Form
      • Emergency Aid Consent Form
      • Photographic & Electronic Publishing Opt-Out Form
      • Kindergarten Readiness Indicator Link Acknowledgement (Preschool Application Only)
      • Student Emergency Contact Sheet
      • Birth Certificate
      • Immunizations Record/Exempt Document

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