The mission of First Baptist Christian School is to make the most of Jesus Christ through spiritual, academic, physical, and social development.
This school exists to promote the Christian philosophy of education, the word of God, and Jesus Christ as the cornerstone of truth.
This mission is to be accomplished through example, discipline, love, and prayer.
First Baptist Christian School is a member of the Illinois Association of Christian Schools and is therefore a member of the American Association of Christian Schools.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
161 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
First Baptist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission of First Baptist Christian School is to make the most of Jesus Christ through spiritual, academic, physical, and social development. This school exists to promote the Christian philosophy of education, the word of God, and Jesus Christ as the cornerstone of truth. This mission is to be accomplished through example, discipline, love, and prayer. First Baptist Christian School is a member of the Illinois Association of Christian Schools and is therefore a member of the American Association of Christian Schools.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 161 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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