First Baptist Academy

1606 Patterson
Dallas, TX 75201-0752
Tel: (214)969-7861
Grades: PK-12
First Baptist Academy offers a Christ-centered, college preparatory education for students in grades PK-12.
Our location in Downtown Dallas offers access to the arts district and the Downtown community.
FBA equips students for lives of service and personal fulfillment.
Since 1972, FBA has provided an academically rigorous curriculum, strong arts program, and a competitive middle and upper school athletic program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Instruction offered for 10% of our students with mild to moderate differences
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 36%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
27%
Average SAT score 1128
Average ACT score 23

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $9,050 to $13,015 depending on the grade.
Admissions Director Elizabeth Gore

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • Christ-centered
  • Diverse Student Population
  • Rigorous Academics
  • Strong Fine Arts Program
  • Competitive Sports Program 
  • Nuturing Environment
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
People that viewed First Baptist Academy also viewed these schools: Lakehill Preparatory School, Trinity Christian School, Clay Academy, Rockwall Christian Academy and Canyon Creek Christian Academy.
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas
    Grades: K-12 | 400 students
    4 miles
    2720 Hillside Drive
    Dallas, TX 75214
    (214)826-2931
    4K-12
    400
  • Cedar Hill
    Trinity Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-12 | 616 students
    14.1 miles
    1231 E Pleasant Run Road
    Cedar Hill, TX 75104
    (972)291-2505
    14.1PK-12
    616
  • Dallas
    Clay Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: K-9 | 135 students
    10.5 miles
    3303 Potters House Way
    Dallas, TX 75236
    (214)467-4143
    10.5K-9
    135
  • Rowlett
    Grades: PK-12 | 193 students
    18.7 miles
    6005 Dalrock Rd
    Rowlett, TX 75088
    (972)412-8266
    18.7PK-12
    193
  • Richardson
    Grades: PK-12 | 437 students
    15.1 miles
    2800 Custer Pkwy
    Richardson, TX 75080
    (972)231-4890
    15.1PK-12
    437

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $8,150 for elementary schools and $14,768 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).