Glen Iris Baptist School

  • The basic concepts of Glen Iris Baptist School's educational system are Christian in character.
  • The Bible is the foundation of the educational program. The curriculum includes all the traditional academic subjects, enriched with bible courses and electives.
  • Education with a difference. The school endeavors to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to the best Christian living and the highest gains in knowledge, skills and wisdom.
  • Effective methods make achievement certain. Standardized achievement tests rank our students above national norms.
  • A traditional approach to education is what you will find at Glen Iris Baptist.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-11

Student Body

Total Students77 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeGlen Iris Baptist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham
    Grades: K-12 | 177 students
    4.2 miles
    1900 43rd St W
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205)786-4811
    4.2 K-12
    177
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-12 | 535 students
    4.6 miles
    118 55th Street N
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205)591-7600
    4.6 PK-12
    535
  • Birmingham
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    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
    1.3 miles
    2800 Montessori Way
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205)879-3278
    1.3 PK-6
    225
  • Fairfield
    Grades: K-12 | 261 students
    7.4 miles
    4600 Carnegie Ave
    Fairfield, AL 35064
    (205)785-8805
    7.4 K-12
    261
  • Birmingham
    Grades: PK-8 | 315 students
    1.8 miles
    2019 6th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    (205)252-2535
    1.8 PK-8
    315

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Glen Iris Baptist School is an amazing place that educates and equips students for the future. The teachers and staff are dedicated and caring, challenging students daily while also making learning interesting and fun. There is a well-rounded course of study for each level as well as activities that broaden each student's experience. As a volunteer, I see happy students that are excited to be there and engaged in learning. In addition, I see results and students that accomplish many things. If I had school-age children this is where I would want them to attend.
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Not only am I a parent, but also a graduate of this school. My oldest child is a graduate of Glen Iris Baptist and I still have two children attending as students. My children have all excelled as students of this school and I can't think of a better environment for them. I've never had to fear for their safety or well-being, as the school staff treats each of the students as well as they would treat their own children. With the lowest tuition rates of any private school in our area and students who consistently test well above the national norm, Glen Iris Baptist School is second to none.
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The average private school tuition in Birmingham, AL is $7,670 for elementary schools and $10,399 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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