FBCS to Expand to Include High School
Steve Horn, Pastor of First Baptist Lafayette, has announced that this fall First Baptist Christian School will begin a high school. A 9th grade class will begin with the 2015-2016 school year, with the intent to add an additional grade each year through 12th grade.
First Baptist Christian School began as a ministry of First Baptist Lafayette in 1986. It currently offers classes for PreK3 through 8th grades. The expansion into high school will continue the program of study that is college prep, state-approved, offering a curriculum for graduates to be TOPS eligible, and presenting a Christian Worldview in all subjects.
In addition to core classes, FBCS offers classes in Spanish, art, computer, and music. Technology such as Promethean boards are used in all classes, and a variety of athletic programs are offered. Tuition will be competitive with other area schools, and significant incentives are being offered to early applicants.
What We Offer
Our curriculum includes such publishers as Bob Jones, Glencoe, ABEKA, Integrity Music, and MacMillan McGraw-Hill. Core classes include Bible, language arts, math, science, and social studies.
Christian Certified Teachers
Lower student-teacher ratios promote a more individualized learning environment.
State Approved PreK3- 8th Grades
FBCS meets the requirements set by the State Department of Education.
Hot lunches are available daily.
In addition to offering standard enrichment opportunities such as library and PE, FBCS offers fun and exciting enrichment classes such as Spanish, art, computer and music.
Performing Arts Center
Students at FBCS also enjoy easy access to music lessons and drama classes offered through First Baptist Church's Performing Arts Center.
Technological advances such as Promethean boards make learning more interactive, fun and enjoyable.
Students participate in Chapel services led by our Ministers.
Member School of ACSI
FBCS is a member school of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and participates in ACSI competitions such as Math Olympics, Creative Writing, Art Festival, Speech Meet and Spelling Bees.
FBCS offers a wide variety of athletic programs including volleyball, basketball, and baseball. Students must maintain a 2.0 in core subjects to particpate in sports.
After School Care
After school care is available until 5:30 p.m.
Buildings are access controlled to provide a safe and secure environment.
First Baptist Christian School is committed to partnering with parents to equip students to reach their full potential by providing academic excellence in a Christian environment.
- Embracing a Christian worldview
- Excelling in academics
- Educating with a Biblical curriculum
- Equipping in discipleship
- Exemplifying Christian leadership
- Engaging parents and families
- Encouraging evangelistic focus
FBCS offers competitive/affordable tuition.
Admission testing is required.
School tours are available upon request.
FBCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, creed, religion, color or national origin.
First Baptist Christian School is a privately run school and as such is very thankful to our financial supporters. God has truly blessed our efforts and provided for us through many generous and gracious donations.
For more information on admissions, enrollment or donating, please contact the main office at 337-237-1546.