Peniel Baptist Academy

110 Peniel Church Road
Palatka, FL 32177-0321
Tel: (386)328-1707
Grades: PK-12 | 309 students
Peniel Baptist Academy is a ministry of Peniel Baptist Church.
PBA is fully accredited by the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools serving 2 year olds through 12th grade.
We use the ABEKA Curriculum and have degreed, Christian teachers.
PBA..."Educating Students to Glory of God!".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 309 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Peniel Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Advanced Courses Honors Courses, Joint Enrollment Courses at SJRCC,
Average ACT score 20
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Modest Dress Code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,500
Tuition Notes Preschool is based on half or full day. K-6th: $3300. 7th-8th: $3500. 9th-12th: $3900.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Wendy Durden
Admissions Associate Terrie Beach


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletics Booster Club, Mission Trips, Student Council Mission Trips, Athletics Booster Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • PBA accepts the VPK4 Scholarship for 4 years olds!
  • PBA has high standardized test scores.
  • PBA has before and after school daycare available from 7am-6pm
  • Profile last updated: 01/05/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Putnam Banner Private School System (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Putnam Banner Private School System (2.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is River Christian Academy (3.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palatka
    Grades: 1-12 | 51 students
    2.9 miles
    Po Box 2731
    Palatka, FL 32178
  • Palatka
    River Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-1 | 45 students
    3.3 miles
    3111 Saint Johns Avenue
    Palatka, FL 32177
  • Palatka
    Grades: K-11 | 33 students
    3.6 miles
    2009 President St
    Palatka, FL 32177
  • Satsuma
    Grades: 1-12 | 90 students
    4.3 miles
    304 5th Street
    Satsuma, FL 32189
  • Keystone Heights
    Grades: 3-12 | 14 students
    23.2 miles
    Po Box 2170
    Keystone Heights, FL 32656

School Reviews

5.0 Stars   12/07/15
my daughter goes to Penial academy and it is the best thing that ever happened to her.she was making d&e s at the public school now she is on A&B honor roll. what difference in the education she is getting.I am so honored to be able to have my girl there.THANK YOU PENIAL FOR ALL YOU DO FOR OUR KIDS.
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The average private school tuition in Florida is $6,681 for elementary schools and $8,926 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).