First Christian Day School

  • We are a Private Christian School located in Waxahachie, Texas.
  • Our Elementary and Preschool students have daily Chapel and Character First, Core subjects, Physical Education, and Handwriting.
  • They also participate in Specials - Spanish, Music, Art, and Computer skills.
  • Grades 3-6 are also enrolled in STEM Scouts. Our Parents As Partners (PAP) program involves parent participation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students118 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeFirst Christian Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,300
Tuition NotesPreschool tuition is $4800 full time August-May
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDebbie Aday

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
STEM Scouts

School Notes

  • Tour of the school, meeting with the Director, students academic, discipline, immunization and well care records
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School Reviews

5  4/5/2013
Wonderful all around! Kids get the one on one if needed. Small classes are what you pay for!
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The average private school tuition in Texas is $6,842 for elementary schools and $10,387 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Texas is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).