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).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students142 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade River City Believers Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
Number of AP Courses1 course
Advanced CoursesCalculus A/B
Average SAT score1040
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,100
Tuition NotesPreK-$6130 Elementary-$7100 MS-$7620 HS-$7990
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSara Mansur


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


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.

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