First Baptist School

Tel: (361)884-8931
Grades: NS-5 | 151 students
First Baptist School was established in 1970 as a ministry of First Baptist Church.
The vision of our school is to meet each student's physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual needs.
First Baptist School, a model of Christian and academic excellence, will provide a challenging creative curriculum based on Biblical truths. Christian education goes beyond physical, intellectual and emotional development to encourage spiritual growth of students and families that leads to a lifetime walk with Christ.
First Baptist School is a ministry and cooperating part of First Baptist Church. "Distinctly Christian, Academically Excellent"

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 151 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade First Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Green polo shirts with logo and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,100
Tuition Notes PS/PK rates vary depending on number of days/wk.


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Fitness Club, Folklorico, Honor Choir, Karate Kids, Recorders, Spanish Fitness Club, Folklorico, Honor Choir, Karate Kids, Recorders, Spanish,

School Notes:

  • Approved by TEA and accredited under ACTABS (Accred. Commission of TX Assoc.of Bapt. Schools), FBS also belongs to the TX Priv. Schools Association(TPSA).  Our 4th/5th graders are eligible for induction in the First Baptist Eagles' Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society(NEHS). Students experience Weekly Chapel and daily Bible Class.  Math/Science Lab offers hands on learning.  The Accelerated Reader program promotes reading comprehension. Interactive technology enhances learning in each classroom and the Computer Lab.  PE and recess are daily activities. Before and aftercare is avalable.  A hot lunch may be purchased, or students may bring their own.

Profile last updated: 07/21/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Incarnate Word Academy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Incarnate Word Academy Middle Level (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Incarnate Word Academy-elem Level (0.6 miles away)
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