First Baptist Academy

Tel: (618)726-6040
Grades: K-12 | 195 students
First Baptist Academy provides a Biblically-based, student-focused, academically-challenging, and culturally-relevant educational environment.  Designed to develop the entire child to his/her God-ordained potential, First Baptist Academy teaches to the four developmental domains—providing spiritual truth, intellectual stimulation, social activities consistent with Christian values, and physical exercise in a loving and disciplined environment.  First Baptist Academy’s staff commits to educating the whole child with excellence, by focusing on individual needs while laying a strong moral and spiritual foundation. .

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 2002

Student Body

Total Students 195 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade First Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $4,250
Tuition Notes Tuition cost is inclusive of all fees
Admissions Director Pat Ray

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Believing that God’s Word is the basis for all truth, we strive to integrate Biblical principals with academic knowledge. First Baptist Academy’s staff recognizes parents as the primary educators of their children and encourages close partnerships between parents and school personnel in every phase of the student’s development.  Parents and teachers work in concert to guide the child in developing his/her abilities.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Berean Christian School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Discovery School (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • O Fallon
    Discovery School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 139 students
    0.8 miles
    810 Obernuefemann Road
    O Fallon, IL 62269
    (618)632-3670
    0.8PK-K
    139
  • O Fallon
    St Clare Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 428 students
    1.4 miles
    214 W 3rd St
    O Fallon, IL 62269
    (618)632-6327
    1.4PK-8
    428
  • Fairview Heights
    Grades: PK-8 | 243 students
    1.6 miles
    504 Fountains Pkwy
    Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (618)628-7395
    1.6PK-8
    243
  • Fairview Heights
    Grades: PK-12 | 61 students
    2.6 miles
    5100 N Illinois St
    Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (618)825-0609
    2.6PK-12
    61
  • Belleville
    Grades: PK-K | 25 students
    3 miles
    2360 Country Rd
    Belleville, IL 62221
    (618)235-4289
    3PK-K
    25

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