History. Local ministers, who wanted to provide a Christian education for children in their churches, founded Belleville Mennonite School in 1945. The next several decades brought many changes at BMS, including enrollment increases and new building constructions. The student body has continued to grow as children from various churches and denominations enroll. Currently, more than 200 students, representing over 100 families from nearly 40 local congregations enjoy the unique, private school education that BMS offers. Learn more about how we can partner with your family!
Faculty. Belleville Mennonite School's roster of qualified faculty takes personal interest in each child's learning achievement and are eager to partner with parents. Educated at a variety of respected universities, teachers provide quality education through classes that develop students' intellectual, academic and spiritual growth.
Technology. students and teachers are provided with iPads and Chromebooks to use at school as a way to provide preferred engagement in collaborative, creative learning to prepare them for their lives in the 21st century. BMS is committed to providing the very best computing and teaching devices that suit the needs of our students. Learn more
Learning Environment. With a curriculum that generates intellectual development and academic preparation, classes and teachers at BMS provide a quality education in a safe, Christian environment. A low student to teacher ratio allows each student to receive the individual attention that leads to academic success. Standardized test score results reveal that BMS students performed above the national average.
Student Leadership and Honors Programs. A student senate, comprised of two representatives from each high school class, initiates service and school spirit activities. Belleville Mennonite School's National Honor Society provides additional educational and service opportunities.
Extracurricular Activities. Belleville Mennonite School hosts a variety of extracurricular activities in which students choose to participate. High school students participate in PIAA District 6 boys and girls soccer and basketball competition. All teams are members of ACAA (Alleghany Christian Athletic Association). Students participate in the fine arts by joining choirs, worship team, and theater productions. Additionally, an elementary Christmas musical and middle school and high school choir concerts take place each year.
The Belleville Mennonite School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Belleville Mennonite School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.