Family of Christ Christian School Unveils New $600,000 Educational Space
A Project Fully Funded By Money Raised In Less Than 1 Year Timeframe
Tampa, FL: On Monday, January 24th, Family of Christ Christian School opened their new 4,728 sq ft. middle school wing, a development with a valuation of over $600,000 that was fully fundraised within one year’s time. In the 2020-2021 school year, Family of Christ registered 173 students between kindergarten and 8th grade. The pandemic brought 198 students to the 2021/2022 school year. With the recent expansion, the school is able to welcome in 25 more already registered new students for the 2022-2023 academic year with space still for more, taking them to over 225 total students.
“Today we celebrate the grand opening of our new building that will serve over 100 middle school students. We are thankful to so many of you, who have been with us every step of the way. We cherish your partnership and collaboration in all endeavors of our small but mighty Christian school.” says Jennifer Snow, Principal of Family of Christ Christian School. “I cannot wait to see what God has planned as we continue to grow into the future.”
“This new building will provide middle schoolers with their own space and larger classrooms which will enhance their learning experience,” says Angela Palmer, Family of Christ middle school parent. “My son is excited to close out his 7th grade year in the brand-new wing!”
The main focus of the new wing is to educate middle school students while enhancing day-to-day learning at Family of Christ with the following:
Four new, spacious classrooms
Two additional four-stall bathrooms
160 new lockers
New meeting room
Opens identified space for specials classes (art, music, and Spanish)
The grand opening was celebrated on Monday, January 24, 2022, with a school-wide chapel, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication. After the celebration, students and teachers embarked upon their first day of learning within the new space.
About Family of Christ: Family of Christ Christian School is located on a 46-acre wooded campus in New Tampa at 16190 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647. The school accommodates children between kindergarten to eighth grade. Family of Christ Christian School’s philosophy is to foster a Christ-centered educational environment in which children are provided the highest quality of Christian education. The curriculum provides a solid emphasis on academic skills, balanced with Christian teaching of Biblical truths, and how they apply to everyday living. Academic and enrichment programs are planned for the child’s spiritual, mental, social, emotional, and physical growth.