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 29%
State avg.: 37%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 27%
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

Sports

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

School Notes:

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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is 4240 Sigma (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is 4240 Sigma (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Southern Baptist Academy (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas
    4240 Sigma
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.3 miles

    Dallas, TX 75244
    (972)404-1616
    0.3K-12
    n/a
  • Dallas
    Notre Dame School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 2-12 | 150 students
    0.8 miles
    2018 Allen St
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (214)720-3911
    0.82-12
    150
  • Dallas
    Grades: PK-12
    0.9 miles
    2633 Mckinney Ave # 130-107
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (800)607-1107
    0.9PK-12
    n/a
  • Dallas
    Grades: 11-12 | 12 students
    1.9 miles
    2815 S Ervay St
    Dallas, TX 75215
    (214)426-3282
    1.911-12
    12
  • Dallas
    Dallas Christian Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 129 students
    2 miles
    4025 N Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (214)528-6327
    2PK-12
    129

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