First Baptist Academy

  • First Baptist Academy offers a Christ-centered, college preparatory education for students in grades PK3-12.
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
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
46%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1128
Average ACT score23
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $9,650 to $14,650 depending on the grade level.
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Gore

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Pre-Law Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Theater Clu

School Notes

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

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    (214)826-2931
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    16.3 miles
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    (972)572-7200
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    11.7 miles
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    (214)467-4143
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    135

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $8,335 for elementary schools and $17,317 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).