Toni Shuman
Secondary Principal
Academic Dean

First Baptist Christian Academy is a college preparatory school designed to meet the needs of students with average to above average academic ability.


FBCA seeks to promote high academic standards within the potential of the individual as uniquely created by God and to assist the student to realize his full academic potential.


  • help each student gain a thorough comprehension and command of the fundamental processes used in communicating and dealing with others, such as reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics.
  • teach students how to do independent research and to reason logically.
  • motivate the student to pursue independent study in areas of personal interest.
  • teach and encourage the use of good study habits.
  • develop creative and critical thinking and proper use of biblical criteria for evaluation.
  • promote good citizenship through developing the understanding and appreciation of our Christian and American heritages of responsible freedom, human dignity, and acceptance of authority.
  • promote and develop an appreciation of the fine arts through the development of the student’s understanding and personal expression.
  • promote and develop an understanding of current affairs in all fields and relate them to God’s plan for man.


First Baptist Christian Academy is a college preparatory school designed to meet the needs of students with average to above average academic ability. Students graduate from FBCA having earned the Distinguished Level of Achievement under the Texas Foundation Plan with Endorsements.  Students have the opportunity to earn STEM, Arts and Humanities, and Multidisciplinary endorsements


Honors, Pre-AP and AP classes

Some of our classes include Pre-AP English, AP English, Dual Credit English, AP Physics, Anatomy, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Chemistry, Dual Credit US History, Dual Credit Biology and Advanced Academic Topics.


Dual Credit courses


Dual Credit is an option that provides qualifying students with the ability to earn a college credit and a high school credit for approved courses.  FBCA offers two options for dual credit students.


  • Option 1 is to take on campus courses taught by approved instructors through Colorado Christian University.  This option includes US History (up to six hours credit), biology (up to eight hours credit), Bible (up to six hours credit), Pre-Calculus (three hours credit), Calculus (three hours credit)..

  • Option 2 is to take up to twelve hours of English credit through San Jacinto College, taught on their Central Campus.  Students may also enroll in approved SJC courses for additional dual credit or as Early Admission College students as their schedule permits.


Academic Competitions


FBCA students participate in several ACSI and TAPPS sponsored competitions with other private and public schools.  Some of the academic competitions and activities include Mock Trial/Mock Legislature, Model UN, Texas History Day, Euro Challenge,  World Affairs Council, TAPPS Science, Math, Social Studies, Current Events, Writing, Speaking and Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Spelling Bee, Science Fair, and Speech Meet.

First Baptist Christian Academy  •  7500 Fairmont Pkwy  •  Pasadena,  TX   77505   •    tel:  281-991-9191   •   fax:  281-946-8632

A Ministry of First Baptist Church Pasadena



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