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Getting Started with FBA

To be considered for Admission, FBA requires the following:

  • The parent is in support of First Baptist Academy‚Äôs mission and philosophy as a Christian school;
  • Profession of Faith from at least one family member;
  • Letter of support from a church Pastor if not a member of FBCO;
  • Proficiency at the 50th percentile or higher in Reading and Math on standardized testing be on or above grade level;
  • Students with an IEP, 504, or other accommodation plan must meet the admission requirements, and understand admission may not be offered if it is determined that First Baptist Academy is unable to meet the academic, emotional, medical, or behavioral needs of the student;
  • The student should have a clean discipline history with no suspensions, expulsions, or history of behavioral issues;
  • The student should read, write, and speak fluent English;
  • For students entering Kindergarten, the student must be 5 years old by September 1 of the school year. 


2024-2025 Admission Dates

Application Dates

March 11, 2024 | Applications for admission open for First Baptist Opelika members and current Bright Beginnings families.

March 18, 2024 | Applications for admission open to the public.

Submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance into FBA. 

Decision Dates

April 5, 2024 | Early decisions of acceptance will be emailed no later than 5:00 p.m. CT.

Final decisions for the 2024-2025 school year will be made on a rolling basis until capacity is reached. 

Spring 2025 | 2025-2026 admissions will open.