First Baptist Christian School

FBCS is a dually accredited private Christian school whose purpose is to help students develop a deep relationship with God, good moral character, and an outstanding education.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,600
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Year Founded
1989

Student Body

Total Students
250 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
First Baptist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
19 students
Advanced Courses
AP Courses through LVS, Dual Enrollment Classes through Nunez College
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform khakis and school logo embroidered shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$3,600 for elementary, $3,900for junior high, and $4100 for high school students for the 2017-18 school year; also $450 for registration and $50 building fee. Students in 7th- 12th grade - $300 technology fee for ipad rental, apps and internet
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mona Nelson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Student Council

Club or Organization:
4H (Grades 4-6), Beta Club, Kids Club (Grades 1-3), Passion for Purity

Arts and Music Programs:
Media Club, Visual Arts Club (7th - 12th grades)

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in First Baptist Christian School. FBCS is a dually accredited, state approved school for 1st - 12th grade. Since our doors opened for our first school year in 1989, God has blessed us with amazing growth. What began with just three teachers is now a growing school that offers students a quality education, sports and other activities all in a Christian setting. First Baptist also offers its parents and students a small school environment that means our teachers and staff are able to offer a personalized educational experience. 
  • FBCS is a dually accredited, state approved school and therefore we follow the Louisiana state standards for curriculum in grades 1-12. Our graduating seniors qualify for the TOPS Scholarship Program and FBCS participates in the State Transcript System for 9-12 grades.
  • First Baptist Christian School strongly adheres to the belief that its purpose is to direct the educational experiences of its students while developing their personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  The school's desire is to move its students into active discipleship in a Christian congregation and to equip them to be effective witnesses in the community.  We believe it is our responsibility to nurture the growth of students in the areas of academics, personal relationships, physical growth, and spiritual understanding. 
  • Accrediting Institutions: Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
The overall experience at this school was wonderful. The teachers were caring and interested in her academic success, had great friendships with fellow students and fun activities and sports throughout the school year.
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5  
We have been very pleased with this school. Our kids have been students for 5 years now and we feel they are currently receiving great instruction and challenging academics from Christian teachers who are very knowledgeable in their respective subjects. They have also enjoyed participating in the different sports the school offers. I love that they have a great support system in their leaders and their teachers regularly take the time to make sure they understand what is being taught.
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5  
I transferred my boys from another private school in Slidell two years ago and what a difference it has made in our lives! FBCS definitely challenges them academically, but also gives them a well-rounded experience so they enjoy school again. FBCS makes learning enjoyable and is up to date with technology allowing parents to communicate with teachers and keep up with their children's grades and other activities. I looked into all the private schools in Slidell and by far FBCS is the most impressive!!!
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5  
The school has grown drastically since became involved with it. The activities and opportunities offered to students increases every year. This is an awesome school!!!
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5  
This is a wonderful school that has been a true blessing to our family!
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5  
Highly recommend this nurturing school. Very pleased with academics and dedication to the students. Administration diligently works hard to make improvements. Elementary teachers are great and provide a loving Christian environment. We love FBSC.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Students: 250 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,600
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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