First Baptist School of Charleston, SC

First Baptist offers a high standard, co-educational, college preparatory program from grades K2-12.

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Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 01/08/2024

Our middle school students attended the mayoral inauguration today as William Cogswell became Charleston’s newest mayor.

Severe Weather Update: E-Learning Day on Tuesday, January 9th 01/08/2024

Due to the threat of severe weather and flooding tomorrow, we will be moving to an E-Learning Day. Please keep an eye out for communications from principals and teachers.

Severe Weather Update: E-Learning Day on Tuesday, January 9th Greetings, FBS Community, to tomorrow's morning high tide flooding concerns and anticipated afternoon severe weather, we will be shifting to an asynchronous E-Learning day tomorrow, January 9, 2024. Please check your email as further detailed information will be shared by principals and teachers. We...


We want to wish all of our families a Merry Christmas! “And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. And there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them.” Luke 2:7-9

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 12/20/2023

Some of our K3-4th graders had a holly jolly time during our two-day Christmas Break Camp! 🎄

Timeline photos 12/08/2023

K4 make the cutest reindeer!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 12/05/2023

Our 7th and 8th graders had a festive visit to Charleston Place! 🎄

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 12/04/2023

Recently, the 4th graders did an outstanding job working together to accomplish eight different team building challenges! The cup stacking challenge was a fun way for the kids to practice their teamwork skills and show how to encourage their classmates during the process.

Photos from First Baptist Fine Arts's post 12/04/2023

Another year of another beautiful Lessons & Carols service as we celebrate the Christmas season!

Christmas Break Camp | fbschool 12/04/2023

We are excited to hold a two-day Christmas Camp (Dec. 19-20) for grades K3-4th! Campers will enjoy fun and learning, including seasonal crafts and activities! Follow the link to register!

Christmas Break Camp | fbschool We are excited to hold a two-day Christmas Camp for grades K3-4th!

December Head of School Update & Hurricane Watch Newsletter 12/02/2023

Check out this month's Hurricane Watch newsletter and see what's happening around FBS this December!

December Head of School Update & Hurricane Watch Newsletter Greetings, First Baptist Community! As we embrace the spirit of joy and reflection this December, I am thrilled to share the exciting developments at our school and extend an invitation to contribute to the continued success of First Baptist School. Our school is buzzing with the warmth of the seaso...

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 12/01/2023

Using Google Sheets, our 8th grade students worked on spreadsheet design and organization by creating an ocean territory, placing ships, and adding conditional formatting. Many battleships were sunk!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 12/01/2023

This week our 4th graders took a field trip to see the Nao Trinidad ship which is a replica of Spanish Explorer, Ferdinand Magellan’s, ship! The ship is docked in the harbor for this week only, and the timing was perfect as the students have been studying the Age of Exploration in history class!


is a global movement unleashing the power of generosity. Created in 2012, GivingTuesday began as a day that encourages people to do good.

This GivingTuesday, we are asking you to support First Baptist School of Charleston. Your gift will be given to help where our needs are the greatest, to be used for tuition assistance, athletics, or academics - like this year, we are hoping to purchase microscopes for the lower and middle school, and for biotech equipment in the high school.

Every act of generosity counts on GivingTuesday and everyone has something to contribute toward building the better world we want to live in. Head to to give now!

Timeline photos 11/27/2023

The Senior Class is excited to host its first fundraiser for their upcoming class trip in the Spring! The Seniors will be selling Grab-and-Go style BBQ Dinner Plates on November 30th. BBQ dinners will be available for pick up on both the James Island Campus and Downtown Campus between 2:00-4:00 PM that day. Orders can be placed ahead of time and are open now through the end of school Wednesday, November 29.

Ordering is very easy! Once you select the number of plates you would like and any drinks, please make sure you select which campus you would like to pick up from - James Island or Downtown. We will have your orders ready for pick up by the main office downtown or at the outdoor concession window on James Island anytime between 2:00-4:00.

Order today and help support our Class of 2024!


We hope all of our FBS families had a wonderful Thanksgiving! 🦃

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/22/2023

We’ve had two fun-filled days at our Thanksgiving Break Camp! 🦃

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/22/2023

Last week our middle schoolers dropped off the boxes collected for Operation Christmas Child! Thank you to everyone who put together a box - they will soon be in their way to bless children around the world and sharing the hope of Jesus! ✈️🎁


As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week and enjoy the start of the holiday season, we’re hopeful for your support next week on . Giving Tuesday follows Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday as a day to give back to the community with the goal of making the world a more generous place.

We hope you’ll consider supporting First Baptist School this year as funds raised go back into our school to support tuition assistance for our students, academic programs, and athletics.

Online giving is available at We appreciate each and every gift!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/21/2023

We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving Break this week! 🦃 “Give thanks to the God of heaven.
His love endures forever.” -Psalm 136:26

Timeline photos 11/17/2023

Join us on Sunday, December 3rd for our annual Lessons & Carols service! This beautiful holiday tradition includes readings through the Christmas story and classic carols performed by our fine arts students. We hope to see you there to kick off the most wonderful time of the year!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/16/2023

After the 6th grade dig, students identified their fossils with some surprise findings. The students uncovered different varieties of shark's teeth, sea turtle shells, and horse molars!

Timeline photos 11/16/2023

Today may have been too rainy for fishing, but not for swinging!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/15/2023

Some members of the Chess Club went to Sumter, SC yesterday for the SCISA Chess Competition! We had students ranging from grades 2nd-8th!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/14/2023

Last Thursday, 5th graders taking the Charleston Tours elective we’re excited to meet our local celebrity, Mr. Joe Riley, our former mayor! The group also received a tour of our own block, from Meeting St. to Church St. from Drake Silliman!

Timeline photos 11/14/2023

Take advantage of some early Black Friday sales at two of our uniform providers! Head to for full ordering instructions.

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/13/2023

Last week, Ms. Bridges and Mrs. Speer took the 6th grade to a fossil dig in the lowcountry! Students had a great time learning about the coastal plain during the Paleolithic Era. After learning basic archaeological skills, they were able to explore the area, uncover and examine fossils that they found!

Timeline photos 11/10/2023

A huge thank you to PTO who sponsored a lunch for all teachers and staff on Tuesday, November 7th. The luncheon was catered by 82 Queen, owned by the Kish family! Teachers and staff were treated to a cinnamon roll from FBS alum, Pnut Brown!

Photos from One-Eighty Place's post 11/09/2023

We were grateful to donate to One-Eighty Place for Socktober!

Photos from First Baptist School of Charleston, SC's post 11/09/2023

4th grade went to visit College of Charleston's Stem Day and had some hands on fun! After the events, they were able to watch the women's basketball team secure a victory.

Photos from First Baptist Hurricanes's post 11/08/2023

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About FBS

First Baptist School of Charleston is an independent, co-educational college preparatory program for grades K2-12. As a member of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA), we provide academic excellence in a Christian setting. First Baptist offers an advanced academic curriculum that is enhanced with fine arts, athletics, and religion.

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48 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 3pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 3pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 3pm
Thursday 7:30am - 3pm
Friday 7:30am - 3pm
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