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Macon Road Baptist School

Private | PK-12

 

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Posted July 31, 2014

Macon Road Baptist School provides a quality Christian education, practices academic excellence, and promotes Biblical leadership skills by teaching the mind and reaching the heart of each student for Jesus Christ.
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Posted November 18, 2013

High school courses are very limited and are chosen by school administration (i.e. all freshmen take the same classes, all sophmores take the same classes, etc.). Extra curricular activities (fine arts, etc.) are non graded courses and are offered for an additional fee after school. Discipline is extremely strict (my child has actually been disciplined for raising their hand to ask a question on more than one occassion). Needs improvement on parental communication. Also be prepared to pack a lunch, the cafeteria offers frozen food purchased from Sams/Costco to heat in the microwave.
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Posted February 10, 2012

This is our 3rd year at MRBS and we are absolutely amazed at what our son has learned. He was reading in K-4 and K-5 and now in first grade his reading skills are excellent. We have been very pleased with every aspect of MRBS. They truly excel in education and care about each child's spiritual health. Our son is gaining a great education and a strong foundation in Christ. Mr. Thorell, the administrator, always stresses the fact that MRBS is NOT a "private" school, it is a CHRISTIAN school and the difference is very effident. Christ centered education- it doesn't get any better!
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Posted July 29, 2011

Wonderful school where I know my kids are safe while getting a quality education. I wish they encouraged more fun in the earlier grades, even preschool, but I understand the need to be strict. They may take it a bit too far at times, but worth the safety and security I have sending my kids there.
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Posted July 29, 2011

THE TEACHERS ARE WONDERFUL AT MRB. HAVE SOME WITH MASTERS DEGREES. GREAT ALL AROUND CHRISTIAN PRIVATE SCHOOL.


Posted March 22, 2011

It is truly a great Christian school with an amazing low fee. The leadership has a strong faith and vision. My two boys in K4 and K5 learned and grew both academically and spiritually.
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Posted May 16, 2010

Christ centered Bibilically direct school where the students come first.
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Posted October 16, 2009

This is our third year at MRB. We love it. Excellant acadimically. A little legalistic at times. I would highly reccomend this school to anyone who wants their child to recieve a christian education.
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Posted August 17, 2006

I love this school. My son loves it too! This is only our second year there, but the teachers are great! He has learned so much in such little time. It is a great school! I do wish there were more extracurricular activities for the elementary students.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 67% 69%
Black 18% 25%
Two or more races 6% N/A
Asian 5% N/A
Hispanic 3% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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1082 Berclair Road
Memphis, TN 38122
Phone: (901) 682-9423

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