First Baptist Academy

Tel: (214)969-7861
  • First Baptist Academy offers a Christ-centered, college preparatory education for students in grades PK-12.
  • Our location in Downtown Dallas offers access to the arts district and the Downtown community.
  • FBA equips students for lives of service and personal fulfillment.
  • Since 1972, FBA has provided an academically rigorous curriculum, strong arts program, and a competitive middle and upper school athletic program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedInstruction offered for 10% of our students with mild to moderate differences
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
27%
Average SAT score1128
Average ACT score23

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $9,050 to $13,015 depending on the grade.
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Gore

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • Christ-centered
  • Diverse Student Population
  • Rigorous Academics
  • Strong Fine Arts Program
  • Competitive Sports Program 
  • Nuturing Environment
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