Cathedral Baptist School

Cathedral Baptist School Photo #1 - In pursuit of excellence in education, the mission of Cathedral Baptist School is to assist parents by helping equip students to embrace truth, strive for academic excellence, and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches, and communities for Christ.
Cathedral Baptist School is located on the south side of Rockford.
Cathedral Baptist School offers Pre-K3 to 12th grade.  Our focus is to provide an excellent Christian education in a safe, clean and caring environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded2003
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesFor more information, see school website--
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students149 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Cathedral Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSee school website
Admissions DirectorKari Freeman
Admissions AssociateBen Ratze


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Drama productions, IACS Fine Arts Competitions, Music class, Piano Lessons, sign language classes

School Notes

  • Vision Statement
  • To advance a Christian school of excellence through Biblical education so that the generations to come will know the truth of God`s Word and not forget His works, nor be taken captive by the vain philosophies of their day.
  • Mission Statement
  • In pursuit of excellence in education, the mission statement of Cathedral Baptist School is:To assist Christian parents by helping equip students to embrace Biblical truth, strive for academic excellence and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches and communities for Christ.
  • Core Values
  • In order to successfully fulfill this mission, Cathedral Baptist School will give priority to seven core values. Each core value must have operating principles that will allow CBS to put these core values into everyday practice in every aspect of its educational program.Bible, Christ-likeness, Christian Family, Church, Excellence in Education, Service, Stewardship
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