Educational Institutions

Bracken Christian School of Bulverde

  • Bulverde, TX
  • www.brackenchristian.com

Mission Statement

Bracken Christian School will partner with Christian families through the leadership and guidance of the Holy Spirit to provide an excellent education within the context of a biblical worldview, equipping students to impact their culture for Christ.

Main Programs

  1. Student Scholarship Fund
  2. Technology Fund
  3. Fine Arts fund
  4. Playground equipment
  5. EMT Program
Service Areas

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Texas

We serve families in the following Texas counties: Comal, Bexar, Guadalupe, Blanco, Kendall. Our students serve in community mission work both in the states and abroad.

ruling year

1985

Principal Officer since 2012

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Jason Detty

Keywords

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school, Christian, education, children, technology, sports,, transportation, scholarships

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Also Known As

Bracken Christian School

EIN

74-2331114

 Number

1548368736

Physical Address

670 Old Boerne Road

Bulverde, TX 78163

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

Christian (X20)

Elementary, Secondary Ed (B20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Bracken Christian School is committed to growth that allows the school to offer area parents a Christian school option that teaches and operates within the context of a biblical worldview.

Programs

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Program 1

Student Scholarship Fund

Our families are not wealthy, but their commitment to Christian education for their children stands firm. Bracken Christian School offers scholarship aid on a needs basis.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$100,000.00

Program 2

Technology Fund

In order to stay up to date with technology, Bracken Christian School is in need of 30 laptops and 5 smartboards.In addition to these needs and in order to go forward with technology,  Bracken plans to eventually provide each student with an IPAD/tablet to be able to use electronic text books. In the long run, this will cut down in textbook costs.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$100,000.00

Program 3

Fine Arts fund

To expand our Fine Arts to include high school choir, band and drama. Our need is to purchase instruments and hire qualified teachers.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$100,000.00

Program 4

Playground equipment

To update elementary playground to provide safe recreational area for young children.

Category

Recreation & Sports

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$50,000.00

Program 5

EMT Program

To offer new course in EMT for high school seniors. Students will graduate with certification in EMT.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$12,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

We serve families in the following Texas counties: Comal, Bexar, Guadalupe, Blanco, Kendall. Our students serve in community mission work both in the states and abroad.

Funding Needs

Technology, Fine Arts, Transportation, Athletic Building, Scholarships, Debt Reduction, facilities, matching

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BRACKEN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF BULVERDE
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Bracken Christian School of Bulverde

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Jason Detty

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Jerry Beene

USAA

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