First Assembly Christian School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
8650 Walnut Grove Rd
Cordova, TN 38018
Tel: (901)458-5543
Grades: PK-12 | 714 students
  • Mission First Assembly Christian School educates in a manner consistent with a Biblical worldview so that students are prepared for college and are equipped to live for God`s glory. Vision FACS strives continually to improve curricula and instruction, Biblical worldview training, and technological capability in order to prepare students to live for God`s glory. Beliefs Education consistent with a Biblical worldview promotes academic excellence, Spirit-led vision, moral courage, emotional balance, cultural understanding, and physical fitness.
  • Biblical truth is the strongest foundation for intellectual achievement.
  • Jesus Christ is preeminent in all facets of academic, fine arts, and athletic education at FACS.
  • Administrators, faculty, and staff at FACS maintain a Christian witness and communicate Biblical values to all students.
  • Students at FACS are viewed as unique individuals and are encouraged through appropriate resources to develop their God-given talents and abilities.
  • Student learning is a cooperative effort of FACS stakeholders comprised of parents, students, faculty, staff, school board, and community

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Assembly of God
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 714 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade First Assembly Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement English, Advanced Placement Government, Advanced Placement U.S. History, Dual Enrollment English, Dual Enrollment Government, Dual Enrollment U.S. History, Honors Algebra I and II, Honors Anatomy/Physiology, Honors Band, Honors Biology, Honors Calculus, Honors Chemistry, Honors Choir, Honors English 9, 10, and 11, Honors Geometry, Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish II, III, and IV, Honors Statistics, Honors World Geography, Honors World History, Junior High Advanced Studies Program (all academic subjects)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Pre-K-12. Tuition ranges from $5,041 to $9,887.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions Director Ellen DiGirolamo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
RiflerySoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. All-West Band, Band Solo and Ensemble Competition, Chess Club, Color Guard, Foreign Language Honor Societies, French, Spanish, German, International Thespian Society, Junior High Student Council, Junior National Honor Society, Junior and Senior High Choirs, Treble Choir, Knowledge Bowl, Marching Band, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), National Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Association (SGA), Vocal All-West, Vocal Music Programs, Vocal Solo and Ensemble Competitions, concert band All-West Band, Chess Club, Color Guard, Knowledge Bowl, Marching Band, Vocal All-West, concert band, Band Solo and Ensemble Competition,
Foreign Language Honor Societies, French, Spanish, German,
International Thespian Society,
Junior High Student Council,
Junior National Honor Society,
Junior and Senior High Choirs, Treble Choir,
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society),
National Honor Society,
Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society,
Science National Honor Society,
Student Ambassador Program,
Student Government Association (SGA),
Vocal Music Programs,
Vocal Solo and Ensemble Competitions,

School Notes

  • F.A.C.S. desires to honor the Lord by providing for students a quality college-preparatory education that will equip them to make a difference in their world. We at First Assembly Christian School, through our faith and trust in God, wish to make an impact on the life of each student academically and spiritually. FACS partners with parents to prepare students in grades K4-12 to live for the glory of Jesus Christ. We're a college-preparatory school providing academic excellence in a safe, family oriented environment.
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