First Assembly Christian School

  • Mission First Assembly Christian School educates in a manner consistent with a Biblical worldview so that students are prepared for college and are equipped to live for God`s glory. Vision FACS strives continually to improve curricula and instruction, Biblical worldview training, and technological capability in order to prepare students to live for God`s glory. Beliefs Education consistent with a Biblical worldview promotes academic excellence, Spirit-led vision, moral courage, emotional balance, cultural understanding, and physical fitness.
  • Biblical truth is the strongest foundation for intellectual achievement.
  • Jesus Christ is preeminent in all facets of academic, fine arts, and athletic education at FACS.
  • Administrators, faculty, and staff at FACS maintain a Christian witness and communicate Biblical values to all students.
  • Students at FACS are viewed as unique individuals and are encouraged through appropriate resources to develop their God-given talents and abilities.
  • Student learning is a cooperative effort of FACS stakeholders comprised of parents, students, faculty, staff, school board, and community

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationAssembly of God
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students629 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeFirst Assembly Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement English, Advanced Placement Government, Advanced Placement U.S. History, Dual Enrollment English, Dual Enrollment Government, Dual Enrollment U.S. History, Honors Algebra I and II, Honors Anatomy/Physiology, Honors Band, Honors Biology, Honors Calculus, Honors Chemistry, Honors Choir, Honors English 9, 10, and 11, Honors Geometry, Honors Physics, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish II, III, and IV, Honors Statistics, Honors World Geography, Honors World History, Junior High Advanced Studies Program (all academic subjects)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPre-K-12. Tuition ranges from $5292-1038
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorEllen DiGirolamo

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
RiflerySoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Foreign Language Honor Societies, French, German, International Thespian Society, Junior High Student Council, Junior National Honor Society, Knowledge Bowl, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), National Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Spanish, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government Association (SGA)

Arts and Music Programs:
All-West Band, Band Solo and Ensemble Competition, Color Guard, concert band, Junior and Senior High Choirs, Marching Band, Treble Choir, Vocal All-West, Vocal Music Programs, Vocal Solo and Ensemble Competitions

School Notes

  • F.A.C.S. desires to honor the Lord by providing for students a quality college-preparatory education that will equip them to make a difference in their world. We at First Assembly Christian School, through our faith and trust in God, wish to make an impact on the life of each student academically and spiritually. FACS partners with parents to prepare students in grades K4-12 to live for the glory of Jesus Christ. We're a college-preparatory school providing academic excellence in a safe, family oriented environment.

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