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
State avg.: 36%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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


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

School Notes

  • Christ-centered
  • Diverse Student Population
  • Rigorous Academics
  • Strong Fine Arts Program
  • Competitive Sports Program 
  • Nuturing Environment
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