Tacoma Baptist Schools is a private, christian school located in Tacoma, WA.
TBS was founded in 1960 and is one of the oldest, most well-respected Christian schools in the South Sound region.
Tacoma Baptist Schools offers Preschool through 12th grades. Our campus has a spacious gym, large outdoor playground, library and computer labs.
Voted "BEST PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL in the South Sound" 2020

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Tacoma Baptist Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
296 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Tacoma Baptist Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades 9-12: $9,700 Grades 6-8: $8,700 Grades K-5: $7,700 PK4's (Full-day): $6,700 PS3's (Half-day): $3,650
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Greg Olson
Admissions Associate
Amy Reinmuth



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Spelling Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama

School Notes

  • Tacoma Baptist Schools offer a Christ-centered education that encourages students, Preschool (3's) through 12th grade, to develop as disciples of Jesus and leaders in the community as well as to engage the culture for the Kingdom.  
  • Our students benefit from small class sizes and a welcoming, family atmosphere. They are challenged to achieve in the classroom by caring teachers who know them and push them to reach their full potential.  
  • At TBS, every class is taught from a Biblical perspective. Daily Bible classes and weekly chapel services instill the foundational truth of the Gospel, encourage students to make their faith their own, and equip them to defend it.  We are passionate about providing our students with an education that equips them to succeed spiritually, academically, and socially.  Let us partner with you in making the best educational decision for your child. 
  • We invite you to visit our campus, meet our teachers, talk with our administrators, and learn about all that TBS can offer your family.  Call us at 253.475.7226 x105 to learn more and schedule your campus visit.
Profile last updated: 12/02/2020

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 296 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,700
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Tacoma, WA is $11,217 for elementary schools and $14,661 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tacoma, WA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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