• Why Attend Northside?


    Elementary student working in classNorthside Christian School is located on 28 acres in NW St. Petersburg, Florida. Our award winning school has been servicing students age 3 through 12th grade since 1971. We are best known for developing the well-rounded student focusing on academics, athletics, and the fine arts in a Christ-Centered Environment. Northside Christian School is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Association of Christian Schools International. We were named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2016 by the US Department of Education. This award is given annually to the top 50 private schools in the nation. 

    Northside Christian School is committed to:

    • Seeing every student know Jesus Christ as personal Savior
    • Integrating spiritual truths into all the curricula
    • Providing academic programs that challenge, prepare, and support each individual student
    • Instilling in every student a love for learning
    • Becoming a technology rich environment, a benchmark among Florida schools
    • Encouraging a strong sense of patriotism toward the U.S.A.
    • Designing, building, and maintaining buildings and grounds to support quality learning
    • Providing extra-curricular programs that encourage students to discover and develop their individual gifts for the glory of God
    • Hiring and developing faculty & staff who are committed to spiritual and professional advancement
    • Assuring financial stability

    Every school has its own culture. At Northside Christian School, we are a family. We have approximately 750 students with an average graduating class size of 75. Our re-enrollment percentage averages 95% or better. We have a saying on campus – “Once a Mustang, always a Mustang”. Our culture is laid back - which is normal for a school that sits just 2.5 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. But don’t let that fool you, we like to win! We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our family.