River Oaks Baptist School

Tel: (713)623-6938
Grades: PK-8 | 855 students
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River Oaks Baptist School prepares its students to meet life's challenges and lead tomorrow's world through a superior educational program under girded by faith in Jesus Christ and Christian principles.
We believe that strong foundations are built upon balanced growth of the interdependent aspects of human nature -- intellectual, physical, spiritual, moral and social; principles of responsibility, diligence, and cooperation, as well as respect for diversity and the dignity of the individual; and skills in critical thinking, creative problem solving, and effective communication.
We believe that our students will reach their fullest growth in a school environment which encourages students, faculty, and staff to see themselves as uniquely created by God with special qualities and gifts for development; balances high expectations with developmentally appropriate nurturing; and works cooperatively with parents in concert with the school's mission for the benefit of the student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 855 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade River Oaks Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15
Admissions Director Kristin Poe
Admissions Associate Judy McCloud

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Field Hockey, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballField Hockey,
FootballLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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