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Academic Excellence

Building Disciples

Impacting The World

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." - Proverbs 22:6

Education in Christ.  Preperation for Life.

Bookcliff Christian School & Preschool is centrally located in beautiful Grand Junction, Colorado.  We have  been committed to teaching and growing young hearts and minds for over 30 years.  


"To glorify God by loving and teaching His children to grow in wisdom, in stature, and in favor with God and man."


Enrollment is STILL OPEN!  Space is limited.  
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Why do parents and teachers choose Bookcliff?

Meet the Newbury family, who has been a part of the BCS family for 9 years!  
Hear about their experience, and their oldest son's transition into middleschool. 

Hello! My name is Rachael and I am writing to share our story and how BCS has been a blessing to my husband Peter and our children Isaiah, Noah and Esa. God first led us to BCS through preschool. I was working as an Occupational Therapist with District 51 in their early education preschool program and one of the teacher’s recommended BCS.  Isaiah was struggling at the preschool he was attending, and the close attention, structure and love he received at BCS was just what he needed. Fast forward and Isaiah continued at BCS through 5th grade, and now is attending his first year of middle school.  

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We realize that making choices for your child's education is a huge blessing and responsiblity.
Meet the Retherford family and hear about their journey through this important decision:

We were definitely the family on the fence about where to send our daughter to kindergarten.  We thought long and hard about this decision!!!  We absolutely loved Bookcliff Preschool and the staff and wanted to keep her there.  It was a financial commitment, but since Charlie started, we haven’t second guessed our decision once.  Making financial sacrifices for your child’s education is a very easy pill to swallow!  When I compared the curriculum and the hours she would receive from Bookcliff vs. public school, it was a no brainer.  We were sold on the all-day, 5 day a week, Kindergarten which is VERY unique to Grand Junction.  We really felt Charlie would enjoy learning a lot more, and would be much more effective at BCS.

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Meet the Lambert family and hear their story of leaving and returning to BCS:  

We are the Lambert family. My name is Erin, my husband is Jeremy and our six year old daughter is Allie.  My husband and his family have been Bookcliff Baptist members for 30+ years and I began attending with Jeremy 11 years ago.  Allie attended BCS pre-school and had a wonderful experience.  Heading into Kindergarten, we struggled with whether to send her to BCS or public school. We continually went back and forth on the decision.  Public school was free, near our house, offered 1/2 days, and we wouldn't have to worry about the transition from private to public when the time came.


Meet the Jewkes family and hear about their personal journey, and what Bookcliff means to them.

Hello, my name is Sarah, and I’d like to tell you about my beautiful family.  My husband, Keenan, is a navy veteran and a brainy mechanical engineer at CoorsTek.  Keenan works hard and is a wonderful leader and provider for our family.  Our eight year old son, Joshua, is a lively young man with a brilliant mind full of history and fun facts.  He loves sports, reading and dressing up like historical figures from the past.  Jerilynn, our six year old daughter, is a free spirited and encouraging little lady who loves art.  She is creative and helpful and she loves quality time with her loved ones.  I am a medical assistant for Primary Care Partners in pursuit of my Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.  I enjoy spending time with family and friends and take much pride in caring for and helping support my family.  Sounds picture perfect, right?  Well, since we are a bunch of families intertwined through our children and school doing life together, I feel it’s only fair to have a little vulnerability and let you all know that where we are today and where we started are two very different places.  

I can’t begin to thank my daughters teachers and staff at Bookcliff enough for all of the care and encouragement they have giving her this year. As a parent with a child who had not been in daycare or in anyone’s care other than her grandmothers it was terrifying for me to leave her at first. She has grown so much over the last year and I am so thankful my husband and I made the decision to take her to Bookcliff.


Yes, we would recommend BCS to others! Children receive the utmost attention and care, and parents are valued members of the education team.


Yes we would reccomend BCS to others! #1 security #2 faith based learning #3 small class size


We are extremely happy with the learning & teaching, friendly staff, and the lessons are daughter is learning.


The whole staff has made us feel so welcomed and we love that is such a Christ centered facility. We looked for a long time for a place that will nurture our child in not only emotional but spiritually.


This is our second year at BCS and my daughter loves every single teacher here! I have been amazed at all the skills and knowledge she has picked up at BCS. We have tried other preschools in the valley and no one compares. BCS offers so much more than we found anywhere else. It is always clean, the teachers are always genuinely happy and pleasant, and they cultivate a happy positive atmosphere that my daughter is thriving in.


The teachers and staff at BCPS have been so incredible, I couldn’t be happier with the school. Thanks for another great year and we are looking forward to next year!

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The Pre-K class is great!

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BCS is a terrific school and preschool, I will always recommend BCS to everyone!

Current Parent

Family atmosphere, positive teachers, positive office staff. I like that the doors are locked and I feel my child is in a safe environment.

Current Parent

The BCS curriculum, communications home, and the family atmosphere are amazing to see!

Current Parent

I love how Christ Centered the education has been. My kiddo is excited about learning about the Lord.

Current Parent

I like the friendly staff, great education and variety of education (ie arts, music and play.)

Current Parent

BCS has a family atmosphere, energetic & reliable staff, knowledgeable, loving, safe and easy to communicate with.

Current Parent

I love pretty much everything about BCS: love the staff, curriculum and price.

Current Parent

I love that the Bible is included in the classroom. I love the teachers and how much they care about my kiddo. I like the hours that are provided, for school/daycare.

Current Parent

We appreciate the smaller, more intimate environment; the extremely friendly and loving staff; and great teachers. BCS is very organized, safe and overall fantastic set-up.

Current Parent

BCS is a great Christ-centered learning environment; very encouraging and a safe place my son can grow mentally and spiritually.

Current Parent

We love the teachers and staff. It feels like a family. My kids love coming to school and I like that the school is locked.

Current Parent

BCS has loving teachers, consistent teaching of kindness, manners and obedience.

Current Parent

We appreciate the Christ-centered, family-like environment, safe and caring classrooms.

Current Parent

We love the science fair, G.A.T.E., music program, structure, faith- based teaching, & high expectations for children.

Current Parent

Both our children attended. I never worried about their safety. Their staff are quality people.

Current Parent

I like how attentive everyone is and how personable. I like the security measures taken to keep kids safe.

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We are overwhelmed at the change in our son due to all of you! We love you all and appreciate your love, kindness, understanding, and support! We do not see a better place for a child to be than BCS!

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Going to BCS gave me a very firm standing in my Christian faith. The teachers there were able to show me Christ in ways that have remained with me through my adolescence and that I plan to carry on into adulthood as well. Spending time with strong Christians at such a formidable age helped me become the person I am today.


I am so thankful my parents were able to send me to a Christian school with such loving and caring staff and teachers. It was a different transition from public to private school. I can’t say I didn’t make mistakes, but through God’s grace I made it through high school still wanting to go to church and not straying away from God’s plans for me. Which makes BCS’s motto verse, Proverbs 22:6, perfect: “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will NOT depart from it.” Thank you teachers, staff, and friends of BCS!


During my time at BCS, I was able to form close, lifelong relationships with many people. BCS instilled in me positive values that have served me well in my jobs, high school, and college career. Most importantly, however, BCS gave me a solid foundation in Christian values and knowledge that has blossomed into a passionate relationship with Jesus—and I will always be thankful for that


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