First Baptist School Profile

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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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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: $6,159 - $11,073

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 (2K - 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 Lower School Admissions:   Mrs. Debbie Mack

Director of Upper School Admissions & Advancement: Beth Switzer

Director of Marketing:  Mrs. Kristen Schwiers

Director of College Counseling:  Ms. Sheree Bridges

School Counselor:  Mrs. Rose Cummings

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

Associate Athletic Director:  Mr. Johnny Waters

Senior Statistics 

Class of 2020


Accepted at a university or college. 



Received in scholarships by the Class of 2020.


on the South Carolina Uniform Grading Scale.


Average SAT score (math and verbal combined).