First Baptist School

  • First Baptist Church School's mission is academic excellence with a Christian perspective.
  • The purpose of First Baptist Church School is to provide a premier Christian education, preparing students for academic sucess with a strong spiritual foundation.
  • Our school is fully accredited and has a long tradition of helping students achieve their highest potential.
  • Academic excellence is our standard, but not the only standard for our student.
  • Rather than a secular perspective, our school offers a clearly Christian world view.
  • We encourage the discovery of Biblical truths so that students can learn about God's purpose for their lives.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1949

Student Body

Total Students497 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade First Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorDebbie Maack
Admissions AssociateBeverly Rawls
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Pleasant
    Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
    4 miles
    681 McCants Drive
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (843)884-3663
    4 PK-8
    156
  • Summerville
    Grades: NS-12 | 863 students
    14.8 miles
    104 Charger Drive
    Summerville, SC 29486
    (843)764-2285
    14.8 NS-12
    863
  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-8 | 82 students
    2.9 miles
    15 Crosscreek Drive
    Charleston, SC 29412
    (843)795-1762
    2.9 PK-8
    82
  • Charleston
    Grades: 1-12 | 935 students
    1.9 miles
    300 Albemarle Rd
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843)402-4773
    1.9 1-12
    935
  • North Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 270 students
    13.6 miles
    7800 Northside Dr
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843)797-2690
    13.6 PK-12
    270

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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We have two recent graduates and one current HS student. (All attended K-12) We have been very pleased with the school and especially the teachers and environment. They provide a great education with a Christian World View. Both of our girls graduated with 24 hours of dual credit college hours. The new HS on James Island is great!
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I have three children that attend FBS. I could not be happier being a part of the First Baptist family. I know that my children are receiving a quality education, have caring teachers and administration that cares about bullying. The arts and athletics are top notch. We are very happy with FBS!
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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,081 for elementary schools and $7,074 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Carolina is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).