Admissions Checklist

The experience at Indian Rocks Christian School is like no other private school in Pinellas County, FL. Comprehensive college-preparatory academics and award-winning athletic, music and fine arts programs are combined and enhanced with the integration of a Christian worldview. You can be confident that you are making the best choice for your child's private school education from preschool through grade 12.  The following lists comprise the requirements for admission to IRCS.

Preschool Applicants:

  1. A completed New Student Online Application and registration fee (non refundable) 
    NOTE: Four year old applicant participating in the VPK Program must provide a Certificate of Eligibility from Earling Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. See www.elcpinellas.net for instructions. VPK only (half day only) participants do not pay a registration fee to IRCS.
  2. A completed Preschool Enrollment Record as required by State of Florida Children and Family Services
  3. A copy of child's birth certificate
  4. A Florida Certificate of Immunization - Form #680 (completed by a Florida physician)
  5. A Florida Physical Exam - Form #3040 (completed by a Florida physician)

Elementary and Secondary Applicants:

  1. A completed New Student Online Application and registration fee (non-refundable)
  2. A copy of child's birth certificate
  3. A copy of child's most recent report card
  4. A copy of child's most recent achievement test scores (FCAT, SAT, etc.)
  5. A Florida Certificate of Immunization - Form #680 (completed by a Florida physician)
  6. A Florida Physical Exam - Form #3040 (completed by a Florida physician)
  7. A transcript (for high school applicants only)
  8. A Sports Physical form if applicable

The above information is essential in securing an interview for Admissions at Indian Rocks Christian School. Please Note: 

  • An entrance test will be administered to determine kindergarten or first grade readiness
  • Students must hold a minimum GPA of 2.0 to be considered for admission.
  • Students must have verification of an average total stanine score of five with a score of four or better in each major academic area on prior year achievement tests.
  • Students must demonstrate acceptable conduct and good behavior as evidenced on prior report card behavior evaluation. 
  • For a complete list of entrance requirements please reference the New Student Admissions Packet. 

After all of the above materials have been submitted, you and your child will be scheduled for an interview with the appropriate school principal. At that time you will be asked to sign a Statement of Cooperation and a Financial Agreement. If necessary, your child will be scheduled for an academic assessment.

If you have further questions, please contact Admissions at 727-596-7192. The fax number is 727-593-8778.