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First Baptist School

First Baptist School strives to partner with families, the community, and First Baptist Church to equip students for life, academic success, and their spiritual calling.


The world, now than ever, needs strong Christians and strong Christian schools. First Baptist School is more than an alternative to public education. First Baptist School is a Biblical mandate, an environment that will produce a generation of disciples who can change their world, a world that has become increasingly complex and indifferent to the message of the Gospel. In Matthew 22:37, Jesus charges us to "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." The heart, soul, and mind are so important as we daily learn who we are and whom we belong to. The heartbeat of First Baptist School is that we partner with parents to train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it (Proverbs 22:6)

First Baptist School has been a vital part of the ministries of the First Baptist Church since its inception in 1981. Originally, it began as a Pre-Kindergarten only program; however, with the growing need of a Christian-based curriculum, the school has expanded to include a Wee 3’s program through the Eighth Grade. First Baptist School is pleased to provide the choice of Christian education in Caldwell, Texas, and is open to any family in the community, regardless of church affiliation. First Baptist School exists to promote the gospel of Jesus Christ through daily education in a non-denominational format.

Our school offers a full range of academic instruction with Christian-based principles. These principles are shown through our caring and committed staff as well as our observance of daily chapel services and an infused Biblical instruction. First Baptist School utilizes the small-class-size method which affords ample opportunity for one on one interaction between students and teachers and staff.

If you wish to partner with First Baptist School in offering a scholarship, serving as a substitute teacher, seeking a full-time teaching role, or in any other capacity please contact our office at 979-567-3771.

Current School Board Members: Dan Harris; Byron McAllister; Cindy Cross; Burton Speckman; Cindy Willis; Johna Wright and Charles Sebesta

First Baptist School

501 W Mustang

Caldwell, Texas 77836

Caldwell Independent School District

Caldwell Independent School District is located in Burleson County and is classified as a 3A district. CISD serves over 1,700 students and employs approximately 275 teachers and staff. CISD comprises four campuses that include Prekindergarten through twelfth grade, along with an Alternative Education Center. Andrew Peters has served as the district superintendent since 2016. The district recently completed $40 million dollars of facility improvements.

Our district offers highly qualified Prekindergarten, bilingual, gifted and talented, Pre AP and AP courses, dual credit, Career and Technical Education, OnRamps, foreign language, and honors courses. Our students have been honored with numerous academic accolades, such as Caldwell High School being awarded “Best High Schools Ranking 2020” by US News and World Report. Our Career and Technical Education has many outstanding programs, such as welding, cosmetology, culinary arts, and health sciences in which students can earn certifications that will enable them to successfully join the workforce upon graduation.

CISD’s Fine Arts Department provides a diverse program that includes music from grades Kindergarten - 3rd grade, band for grades 6th -12th, art, dance, and floral design. Our bands have earned top UIL ratings, along with CHS Band being awarded the SupportMusic Merit Award for the NAMM Foundation. Our Floraculture qualified for the 2021 state competition for the first time in CISD history.

CISD Athletics includes an expansive girls’ and boys’ sports program for every season. Students can participate in football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, track and field, soccer, and powerlifting. Our sports programs are competitive and successful, qualifying and winning many area, district, and state competitions, such as the Lady Hornet Golf Team earning the 2021 UIL 3A State Bronze Medal.

Our district also offers many opportunities for students to participate in clubs and student organizations, which fosters well-rounded and enriching experiences. Students have been awarded many top and prestigious awards and have been recognized locally, state-wide, and nationally for their accomplishments, such as with BETA Club, National Honors Society, and Future Farmers of America. FFA students started a bass fishing team and they earned the 2021 Bass Fishing Team qualifying for state for the first time.

Caldwell ISD is on the cutting edge of progress and is a District of Innovation which allows our district flexibility in our operation and planning processes. Caldwell ISD prides itself with innovative and rigorous academic experiences, extracurricular choices, and other opportunities to nurture and prepare our students for the future.

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