First Baptist Academy

Tel: (618)726-6040
  • First Baptist Academy provides a Biblically-based, student-focused, academically-challenging, and culturally-relevant educational environment.
  • Designed to develop the entire child to his/her God-ordained potential, First Baptist Academy teaches to the four developmental domains—providing spiritual truth, intellectual stimulation, social activities consistent with Christian values, and physical exercise in a loving and disciplined environment.
  • First Baptist Academy’s staff commits to educating the whole child with excellence, by focusing on individual needs while laying a strong moral and spiritual foundation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students195 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeFirst Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,250
Tuition NotesTuition cost is inclusive of all fees
Admissions DirectorPat Ray

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Believing that God’s Word is the basis for all truth, we strive to integrate Biblical principals with academic knowledge. First Baptist Academy’s staff recognizes parents as the primary educators of their children and encourages close partnerships between parents and school personnel in every phase of the student’s development.  Parents and teachers work in concert to guide the child in developing his/her abilities.
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