First Baptist School

48 Meeting St,
Charleston, SC, 29401-0294
     Tel: (843)722-6646
Grades: PK - 12 | 488 students
First Baptist Church School's mission is academic excellence with a Christian perspective.
The purpose of First Baptist Church School is to provide a premier Christian education, preparing students for academic sucess with a strong spiritual foundation.
Our school is fully accredited and has a long tradition of helping students achieve their highest potential.
Academic excellence is our standard, but not the only standard for our student.
Rather than a secular perspective, our school offers a clearly Christian world view.
We encourage the discovery of Biblical truths so that students can learn about God's purpose for their lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1949

Student Body

Total Students 488 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade First Baptist School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Debbie Maack
Admissions Associate Beverly Rawls

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ashley Hall School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charleston Day School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Charleston Catholic School (1 miles away)
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  • CharlestonCharleston Day School
    15 Archdale St
    CharlestonSC29401
    (843)377-0315
    0.4 mi | 211 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • CharlestonThe Charleston Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    888-A King St
    CharlestonSC29403
    (843)577-4495
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 170 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CharlestonMason Preparatory School
    56 Halsey Blvd
    CharlestonSC29401
    (843)723-0664
    1.1 mi | 335 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • CharlestonAshley Hall School
    All-girls
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    CharlestonSC29403
    (843)722-4088
    All-girls
    1.3 mi | 662 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • CharlestonCalvary Episcopal Day School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    106 Line St
    CharlestonSC29403
    (843)577-6721
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    1.7 mi | 35 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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