First Baptist Day School

  • First Baptist Kindergarten, a private preschool founded in 1952, serves 225 children ages two through five.
  • The program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is licensed by the State of South Carolina.
  • In 1989 the teaching staff began their study of the Reggio Approach, an educational philosophy which originated in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
  • Integration of our interpretation of this philosophy guides the learning process.
  • Children are perceived as competent thinkers who may investigate possibilities with expertise.
  • The classroom environment is established as a laboratory setting created to encourage each child's creative exploration.
  • The foundational strength of the school encompasses the relationships built with each child and his family.
  • Parents are partners in the learning process as they work together creating learning experiences with the teaching staff and the children.
  • As each child develops strategies for research of his ideas, the child comes to know himself and his own beautiful giftedness.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students151 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade First Baptist Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio50:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • First Baptist Kindergarten, a private preschool founded in 1952, serves 225 children ages two through five. The program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is licensed by the State of South Carolina. In 1989 the teaching staff began their study of the Reggio Approach, an educational philosophy which originated in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Integration of our interpretation of this philosophy guides the learning process. Children are perceived as competent thinkers who may investigate possibilities with expertise. The classroom environment is established as a laboratory setting created to encourage each child's creative exploration. The foundational strength of the school encompasses the relationships built with each child and his family. Parents are partners in the learning process as they work together creating learning experiences with the teaching staff and the children. As each child develops strategies for research of his ideas, the child comes to know himself and his own beautiful giftedness.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville
    Augusta Road Baptist Church Ki
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 83 students
    4.3 miles
    1823 Augusta Road
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864)232-2713
    4.3 PK-K
    83
  • Greenville
    Berea First Baptist Kindergar
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 64 students
    6.4 miles
    529 Farr's Bridge Rd
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864)294-9001
    6.4 PK-K
    64
  • Greenville
    Grades: NS-5 | 102 students
    4 miles
    212 Roper Mountain Rd Extension
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)385-6020
    4 NS-5
    102
  • Greenville
    Grades: K-12 | 1127 students
    3.4 miles
    245 Cavalier Drive
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864)299-1522
    3.4 K-12
    1127
  • Greenville
    Grades: PK-8 | 312 students
    1.6 miles
    200 W Washington St
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864)235-0122
    1.6 PK-8
    312

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