Hours of Operation

Shannon Beginnings
EARLY ARRIVAL ǀ 7:15 a.m.
FULL DAY ǀ 8:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HALF DAY ǀ 8:10 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
HALF DAY/EARLY DISMISSAL ǀ 8:10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
FLEXTIMEǀ 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lower School
EARLY ARRIVAL ǀ 7:15 a.m.
Students may begin entering classrooms at 7:55 a.m.
FULL DAY ǀ 8:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HALF DAY ǀ 8:10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
FLEXTIME ǀ 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Middle/Upper School
EARLY ARRIVAL ǀ 7:15 a.m.
Students may begin entering buildings at 7:45 a.m.
FULL DAY ǀ 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
HALF DAY ǀ 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Students will have three (3) minutes between each class period.
FLEXTIME ǀ 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.

At Shannon Forest Christian School, our commitment to excellence is exceeded only by our commitment to Jesus Christ. Our college preparatory program provides a strong foundation in Math, Science, History and English. Advanced Placement courses in English, Computer, U.S. History, European History, Biology and Calculus are available to qualified students. SFCS offers a full range of guidance services to assist students with the scheduling of courses, college applications, scholarship applications, standardized testing, transcripts, career exploration, and personal counseling.

Shannon Forest Academics|Affiliations

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Member of the Association of Christian Schools International


The SFCS faculty is spiritually and professional qualified to provide a strong academic foundation and biblical worldview for our students. Click on the link below for specific SFCS Faculty information.

The SFCS Advantage

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Membership with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Biblical worldview of education
  • Caring, committed Christian faculty who are degreed and professionally certified
  • Developmental based Shannon Beginnings Program
  • Transitional Kindergarten option available
  • Flexible Shannon Beginnings schedule 
  • Track record of students scoring above average on national achievement tests
  • Opportunity for active parent involvement
  • Academic preparation at the elementary level for college preparatory secondary program
  • Weekly chapel time for all students to experience worship and praise
  • Academic competition opportunities in Math, Spelling, Creative writing 
  • Intramural Program for Preschool Age 5 through 7th Grade students
  • Enrichment opportunities through computer assisted instruction (CAI), guest speakers, assemblies, programs, field trips, academic competitions
  • Professionally staffed Learning Difference Program for students with a diagnosed learning difference
  • Weekly "specials" classes include Art, Library, Music, Physical Education, Foreign Language, and STEM
  • Choir opportunities
  • Upper School Community Service Days

Special events

  • Homecoming Spirit Week/9th – 12th Grade Homecoming Dance
  • Book Fair
  • Grandparents' Day
  • Fall Fest at the Forest
  • Favorite Book Character Day
  • All-School Christmas Chapel
  • Classroom Holiday Celebrations
  • End-of-the-year celebrations
  • Junior/Senior Prom
  • International Day