Bethel Christian School was founded in 1972 as a ministry of the Bethel Baptist Church and has been serving students from kindergarten through 12-grade. It is a member of the American Association of Christian Schools and Old Dominion Association of Church Schools. Bethel s facility, based in Hampton, Va., offers classrooms, gymnasium, computer and science lab, library, chapel and kitchen. It also offers a preschool, a strong elementary program and a college prep program in the high school. Bethel emphasizes on fine arts and inter-scholastic sports that include basketball, volleyball, soccer and athletics. The school provides spiritual emphasis through Bible classes, chapel, outreach, Bible extension programs and music.