Red Bird Christian School

15420 S Hwy 66
Beverly, KY 40913
Tel: 606-598-2416
  • Our purpose is to provide a place for Christian students to live in a boarding environment to attend Red Bird Christian High School.
  • We seek secondary students who wish to seek and follow God's calling in their lives.
  • The Dormitory Program strives to provide spiritual growth, social development, plus church and general leadership development within a supportive, Christian, home-like environment.
  • Students live in the dormitories so that they may attend the exemplary Red Bird Christian High School following the college preparatory curriculum.
Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Red Bird Christian Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) K-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation United Methodist Non-denominational
Year Founded 1921 1910
Campus Size 20 acres 106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 205 students 298 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 19 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(*Student fees and deposits not included)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(*Student fees and deposits not included)
Tuition international students $10,500 $47,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline May. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsJennifer Wilder
Associate Director of AdmissionsTonya Asher


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 5 23
ExtracurricularsCardinal Singers, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Praise Team, Yearbook Staff

School Notes

  • Red Bird Christian School, guided by Jesus Christ, empowers individuals and advocates justice by providig exceptional college preparation, spiritual growth, and Christian leadership development in a safe environment. Red Bird Christian School was founded in 1921 by the Evangelical Church in a remote area of the mountains of southeastern Kentucky to provide a secondary education that would provide young people the opportunity to pursue a college education. Red Bird graduates are successful contributors to society in every profession and contribute to the overall well-being of their communities. The school's motto, "Enter to learn. Leave to serve," guides its graduates to display exemplary Christian character for a lifetime.
  • School accreditations: AdvancED, Christian Schools International
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