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Glen Iris Baptist School

Private | PK-12 & ungraded

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $119,400. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $650.

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Posted February 17, 2014

Glen Iris Baptist School is a great christian school. After being tired of public Government run school this is a breath of fresh air. Great christian staff and church and a very academically sound environment that is very challenging and rewarding. The basketball and cheerleading is great! Great school spirit and all the Glory is given to God! A great ministry and just what a Christian parent needs these days for their children. Go Swordsmen!!


Posted May 1, 2013

I attended Glen Iris Baptist from K4 - 9th grade and absolutely hated this school. I feel that though it has the name "Christian" and does have a Christian Staff and handbook and curriculum, bullying and other issues run rampant in the school and when you take it to the principle or teachers, nothing is done. They allow students to be mercilessly picked on and bullied to the point that my father removed me from the school and had me attend Allied Online National High School starting in 9th grade. They DO have a great curriculum and fine arts program, but forcing students to participate in Band is NOT a plus, and the fact that they allow students to be bullied on a daily basis and nothing is done is a huge issue with me. The only positive thing about this school is the fact they use the A Becka book curriculum and have chapel on Tuesdays.


Posted March 31, 2010

My son has been in the school for five years and I find the people to be great. They love the kids and provide an excellent education. They are more conservative than I am, but they accept my child and myself without judgment. A pleasant environment for loveing education.
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Posted December 3, 2009

I have four children enrolled in Glen Iris Baptist School. The Bible-centered education my children receive is second-to-none!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 56%
Black 28% 38%
Two or more races 1% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Hispanic 0% 4%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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1137 10th Place S
Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone: (205) 323-1516

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