Shining Light Baptist Academy's stated purpose is to come along side the home and assist in developing the mind of Christ in each child by training him/her to honor God through faithful service.
The Academy provides a strong Christian education for the children of Shining Light Baptist Church members and for a limited number of families of like faith.
Our students tested nationally above grade level compared to students in public school education.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2000
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
166 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Shining Light Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
11 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

School Notes

  • Shining Light Baptist Academy's stated purpose is to come along side the home and assist in developing the mind of Christ in each child by training him/her to honor God through faithful service. The Academy provides a strong Christian education for the children of Shining Light Baptist Church members and for a limited number of families of like faith. Our students tested nationally above grade level compared to students in public school education.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 166 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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