River City Believers Academy

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River City Believers Academy exists to partner with parents to prepare students for real life as passionate followers of Jesus Christ.
We are a PreK-12th grade school in Selma serving families is the Northeast San Antonio area.
We are a ministry of River City Community Church and are accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1981

Student Body

Total Students
175 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
River City Believers Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
15 students
Advanced Courses
Dual Credit courses offered through ORU and LeTourneau
Average SAT score
1040
(Out of 1600)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PreK-$7670 Elementary-$8550 MS-$9265 HS - $9720 HS-$8310
% on Financial Aid
50%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Tara Zalewski

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Student Council, Worship Team, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Band, Middle School Band, Theater Arts

School Notes

  • At RCBA we love our students. We believe that every student is created uniquely, in God's image, and by His divine design. Our goal is to help our students discover their individual strengths, gifts, talents and callings. We want our students to thrive spiritually, academically, physically, socially, and emotionally. We want to help our students develop a Christ-centered biblical worldview that will guide them throughout their lives. We are committed to rigorous academics, competitive athletics and creative fine arts to help each student bring glory to God.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does River City Believers Academy cost?
River City Believers Academy's tuition is approximately $8,700 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of River City Believers Academy?
The acceptance rate of River City Believers Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does River City Believers Academy offer?
River City Believers Academy offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for River City Believers Academy?
The application deadline for River City Believers Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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