First Baptist Academy

7450 Memorial Woods Dr
Houston, TX 77024-0770
Tel: (713)290-2500
Grades: NS-8 | 488 students
FBA is a Christian, college-prepratory school for grades infants through 8 in Houston, TX. FBA prepares students to succeed, flourish and lead - academically, physically and spiritually.
Each one of our students is well prepared for the most rigorous high school environment - and for their life within and beyond that environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 488 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade First Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Mary Torregrossa
Admissions Associate Kim Lankford


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook Yearbook, National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,
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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $12,764 for elementary schools and $14,355 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).