First Baptist Academy

  • FBA is a Christian, college-prepratory school for grades infants through 8 in Houston, TX. FBA prepares students to succeed, flourish and lead - academically, physically and spiritually.
  • Each one of our students is well prepared for the most rigorous high school environment - and for their life within and beyond that environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students409 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade First Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,500
Tuition NotesFor highest grade offered
% on Financial Aid
12%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary Torregrossa
Admissions AssociateKim Lankford

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Choir Club, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook

School Notes

  • FBA is a Christian, college-prepratory school for grades infants through 8 in Houston, TX. FBA prepares students to succeed, flourish and lead - academically, physically and spiritually. Each one of our students is well prepared for the most rigorous high school environment - and for their life within and beyond that environment.

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The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,108 for elementary schools and $16,860 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).