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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 497 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
497 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
First Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Debbie Maack
Admissions Associate
Beverly Rawls

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 497 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Charleston County, SC is $11,532 for elementary schools and $15,611 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Charleston County, SC is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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