City Baptist Schools

  • City Baptist Schools are part of the school system that is incorporated under the First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana.
  • The school board is comprised of the Board of Deacons of the church and is elected by the church membership.
  • Dr. Jack Schaap is the Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Dave Douglass serves as the principal of City Baptist Schools.
  • The purpose for City Baptist Schools is to teach young people to live lives that are pleasing to the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Whether through academic endeavors, athletics, social life, or working a "secular" job; our students are taught that everything is to be done as unto Christ.
  • Our rules are made to guide the students to discipline themselves and to help them know and do what would please the Saviour.
  • Our academics are designed to equip the student to pursue whatever endeavors God may have in mind for them.
  • Our athletics and social events are to help our students to learn to interrelate with each other in such a way that even in "having fun," Jesus can be pleased and glorified.
  • The City Baptist Schools are part of the First Baptist Church of Hammond and operate under the same doctrinal umbrella.
  • The fundamental doctrines of the historical Baptist faith are held and taught without apology.

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City Baptist Schools places among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students253 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade City Baptist Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • City Baptist Schools are part of the school system that is incorporated under the First Baptist Church of Hammond, Indiana. The school board is comprised of the Board of Deacons of the church and is elected by the church membership. Dr. Jack Schaap is the Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Dave Douglass serves as the principal of City Baptist Schools. The purpose for City Baptist Schools is to teach young people to live lives that are pleasing to the Lord Jesus Christ. Whether through academic endeavors, athletics, social life, or working a "secular" job; our students are taught that everything is to be done as unto Christ. Our rules are made to guide the students to discipline themselves and to help them know and do what would please the Saviour. Our academics are designed to equip the student to pursue whatever endeavors God may have in mind for them. Our athletics and social events are to help our students to learn to interrelate with each other in such a way that even in "having fun," Jesus can be pleased and glorified. The City Baptist Schools are part of the First Baptist Church of Hammond and operate under the same doctrinal umbrella. The fundamental doctrines of the historical Baptist faith are held and taught without apology.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hammond
    Grades: PK-6 | 176 students
    1.3 miles
    5935 Hohman Ave
    Hammond, IN 46320
    (219) 932-5666
    1.3 PK-6
    176
  • South Holland
    Calvary Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-8 | 364 students
    5.6 miles
    16300 State St
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 333-5471
    5.6 PK-8
    364
  • South Holland
    Grades: NS-8 | 145 students
    4.3 miles
    900 E. 154 th
    South Holland, IL 60473
    (708) 333-8173
    4.3 NS-8
    145
  • Hammond
     St Casimir School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 425 students
    0.8 miles
    4329 Cameron Ave
    Hammond, IN 46327
    (219) 932-2686
    0.8 PK-8
    425
  • Hobart
    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
    15 miles
    3528 St. Joseph Place
    Hobart, IN 46342
    (219) 962-9999
    15 PK-8
    21

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