Welcome to the First Baptist Academy High School website!
First Baptist Academy is a place of challenge and growth. We are committed to a Christ-centered, academically rigorous program. Our talented teaching team instructs on multiple levels, including Honors and Advanced Placement. In addition to our rigorous, college preparatory curriculum, First Baptist Academy students also participate in a two-week Jan Term that includes internships, travel, and exploratory coursework. The High School provides extra-curricular, co-curricular, and athletic activities.
Thank you for visiting our website. If you have additional questions about First Baptist Academy, please don’t hesitate to contact our school. We would love to tell you more.
Mrs. Leigh Anne Bates
FBA HIGH SCHOOL
FBA’s recent graduates have received acceptances from 44 selective colleges and universities such as University of Miami, Florida State University, University of Florida, Auburn, Stetson University, and University of Alabama. Some Christian colleges include Palm Beach Atlantic, Liberty University, Moody Bible Institute, Cedarville, and Hillsong International Leadership College. FBA’s 26 members of the Class of 2012 earned more than $600,000 in scholarships.
Thank you to those who partnered with FBA to help prepare our High School students for Life, Learning and Leadership through various Internship and Service Opportunities. Students participated in on-site visits, demonstrations and hands-on training with area professionals from the Insurance, Architecture, Broadcasting, Creative Arts, and Hospitality industries. Students also served others by making home repairs in Orlando, using Basketball as a platform for sharing Christ in Ohio, and serving residents in Immokalee and at St. Matthew’s House. Several Junior and Senior students completed internships in the legal, financial, culinary arts, manufacturing, medical treatment and trade industries.
FBA High School Students participated in various Internship and Service Opportunities during the 2013 J-Term. Thank you to all the Southwest Florida businesses & organizations who partnered with FBA to provide hands-on training and service
opportunities for 174 students in over 35 industries.
FBAHS students participate in many academic competitions including an annual Speech Meet where last year six students received Superior ribbons.
MS and HS art students participated in the ACSI Art Festival where Kaylee Atwell, Anibel Sumner, and Tyler Dean were awarded Best in Show. Also, Marissa Kallner was awarded Special Recognition by the Naples Art Museum.
FBAHS offers a variety of clubs ranging from traditional co-curricular opportunities such as Alpha Mu Theta to service oriented clubs such as Knit for Life. Most clubs are student initiated.
The high school choir, "Voices of FBA", competed at the ACSI Choir Festival and received a Superior ribbon. Two students, Victoria Stearns and Christine Barnes, received Superior ribbons for their solos.
The Voices of FBA performed in many community opportunities including Harbor Chase Retirement Facility, the National Day of Prayer Ceremony, Elementary, Middle and High School chapels as well as church services at FBCN.
The Fine Arts Department performed "The King and I" as the 2012 Spring Musical.