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First Baptist School Admissions


First Baptist School

First Baptist School of Charleston offers a high standard, co-educational college preparatory program for 2 year pre-kindergarten to grade 12.

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Two Campuses, One Family

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Downtown Campus

Our Downtown Campus is home to our Lower, Intermediate, and Middle School (Grades K2-8). Being in the heart of downtown Charleston gives our students a unique backdrop to their early learning years.

Sally Casias
Director of Lower & Middle School Admissions

Telephone: 843-722-6646 (ext. 1206)

Fax: 843-722-3894


James Island Campus

Our High School is located on our James Island campus (Grades 9-12). Our Athletics and Fine Arts Facilities are also located here, as well as our outdoor learning classrooms and trails.

Beth Switzer
Director of High School Admissions & Advancement

Telephone: 843-410-1606 (ext. 1107)

Fax: 843-722-3894

Quick Facts
Admission Requirements
  • Completed Online Application for Admission

  • Transcripts and recommendations from previous schools

  • Copies of Immunization Record and Birth Certificate

  • School Ability Test administered by First Baptist School

  • Standardized Testing administered by First Baptist School


Tuition and Fees

Range: $7,600 - $13,000

After school care available

Limited transportation available (Availability is based on geographical location and number of riders)


Campus Locations and Main Telephone Numbers

Downtown Campus (K2 - 8th Grade)
48 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Telephone:  843-722-6646

James Island Campus (9th - 12th Grade)
2055 George Griffith Boulevard
Charleston, South Carolina 29412

Telephone:  843-410-1606

*A shuttle bus is provided between campuses for morning drop-off.





Head of School: Dr. Justin Mitchell

High School Principal:  Dr. Leonard Kupersmith

Lower School Principal:  Mrs. Susan Brooks

Middle School Administrator: Mr. Will McCombs

Director of Enrollment Management: Mrs. Debbie Mack

Director of Lower School Admissions:   Mrs. Sally Casias

Director of Upper School Admissions & Advancement: Mrs. Beth Switzer

Director of Marketing:  Mrs. Kristen Schwiers

Director of College Counseling:  Mrs. Shannon Roy

School Counselor:  Mrs. Rose Cummings

Athletic Director:  Mr. Graham Haley
Associate Athletic Director:  Ms. Presley Singleton


Senior Statistics 

Class of 2022


Accepted at a university or college. 



Received in scholarships by the Class of 2022.


on the South Carolina Uniform Grading Scale.


Average SAT score (math and verbal combined).

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