First Baptist School

First Baptist School is a ministry of First Baptist Church.
We believe in and practice the traditional educational values that made America great.
We believe in patriotism and free enterprise and that the Bible is our only rule for faith and practice.
We believe that the educational institution must not only provide a Christian atmosphere and classes in Bible study, but also relate all secular knowledge to Biblical truth.
We offer an educational program that emphasizes the basic fundamentals of education.
We believe that our children should acquire the ability to read with comprehension, spell correctly, write accurately, speak clearly, and compute precisely.
We also believe Christian teachers in traditional classrooms play an integral part in quality education. It is our desire to instill in each child a personal commitment to high spiritual and moral standards.
We want to reverse the recent trend in our country of lowering standards, caused by the absence of God's Word from educational and discipline programs.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

First Baptist School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
First Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
16 students
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
uniforms - polo shirts, dress pants for the boys, skirts/jumpers for the girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

School Notes

  • First Baptist School is a ministry of First Baptist Church. We believe in and practice the traditional educational values that made America great. We believe in patriotism and free enterprise and that the Bible is our only rule for faith and practice. We believe that the educational institution must not only provide a Christian atmosphere and classes in Bible study, but also relate all secular knowledge to Biblical truth. We offer an educational program that emphasizes the basic fundamentals of education. We believe that our children should acquire the ability to read with comprehension, spell correctly, write accurately, speak clearly and compute precisely. We also believe Christian teachers in traditional classrooms play an integral part in quality education. It is our desire to instill in each child a personal commitment to high spiritual and moral standards. We want to reverse the recent trend in our country of lowering standards, caused by the absence of God's Word from educational and discipline programs.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does First Baptist School cost?
First Baptist School's tuition is approximately $4,800 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of First Baptist School?
The acceptance rate of First Baptist School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 91%. First Baptist School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Minnesota with low acceptance rates.
What sports does First Baptist School offer?
First Baptist School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is First Baptist School's ranking?
First Baptist School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of students of color.
When is the application deadline for First Baptist School?
The application deadline for First Baptist School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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FBS is a great school for children in any grade. There is a strong emphasis on Christian education where kids are taught to not be afraid to share their faith in Christ. Academics are top notch and this is proven by the higher than average basic assessment skills test results. If your looking for a great education and an affordable price, (FBS tuition is much lower than other Christian schools) then this is your place to be!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dakota County, MN is $11,481 for elementary schools and $19,685 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dakota County, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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