Florida’s school choice programs ensure that no child will be left behind by allowing parents to choose the best educational setting–public or private–for their child.

The FTC scholarship is Income-Based to help cover private school tuition and fees. The scholarship will pay for the following school expenses, in this order until …

The Gardiner Scholarship (formarly known as the Personal Learning Scholarship Account (PLSA) is for students that have been diagnosed with certain disabilities.

The Income Based Scholarship and the Personal Learning Scholarship Account (PLSA) may be serviced by two different companies. Step Up for Students and AAA Scholarships.

We provide

An individualized learning plan through the ACE Curriculum Diagnostic testing Curriculum level that meets the child’s needs Academic support for students

We offer

Life skills Independent Living Spanish video classes (available at certain campuses) English as a second language to our students in Panamá

We Accept

MacKay Scholarship
Step Up For Students
All students, providing that they are not aggressive towards themselves or anyone else

We are a Non-Profit Organization

Esther’s School is one of the Christian schools in Pinellas County, FL that encourages early learning and the development of social skills through play and creative activities.

Why Choose Esther’s School?

Esther’s School is a premier Christian school in West Central Florida.  We offer individualized learning plans for students between ages of five and twenty two.  Our goal is the optimal development of your child.  Together with the K-12 basic education program, we provide the Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E.) curriculum to help students see life from a Christian’s point of view and develop Godly wisdom and character.

With our dedication to achieving our goals, Esther’s School has grown to 8 campus locations serving Pinellas, Manatee, Pasco, Osceola and Hernando counties and we have additional campus locations in the planning stage.  We are proud to announce our most recent campus addition is an Esther’s School abroad in Panama.

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2017 Panama

Mantle Impartation gathering

Join Chris & Esther Berry this summer for nine days of intense ministry in Panama, S.A.  We will be travelling to David & Boquete Panama in the western section of the country.  We will be ministering in the women’s prison.



Cost: $2,100 – covers airfare, lodging, most meals and ground transportation while in Panama. (Cost doesn’t include extra spending money)

For more information on being a part of this exciting mission opportunity, please call Kymberli Lample at 941-580-1887.

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The Berry family is getting bigger. Following their heart, Esther and Chris have been married 35 years. While most people their age are getting ready for retirement, they have a different idea: adopt five children. The Berrys are far from emptynesters, even though their five biological children are grown. The

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Students excel at Esther’s School

PINELLAS PARK – As students from all four campuses of Esther’s School gathered for a field day at their main campus in Pinellas Park, they celebrated more than the nearly ended school year. They competed in simple games such as seated balloon pop, a dill-pickle-eating contest, bean bag tosses and

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