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K-12
Private
Selma, TX
Students enrolled: 149
 

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16765 Lookout Road
Selma, TX 78154

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(210) 656-2999
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July 01, 2014
Great, caring school! The small classes are wonderful for learning! Such a loving school where the staff and the teachers really care about the kids.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
Staff are excellent. My son is thriving here. The school teaches the students how to be better people as well as regular academics.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
At my school, we do life!!! We are a community of about 130 students. As teachers, we have the opportunity to know EVERY student from Pre-K to Seniors. You see that growth in relationships within the students themselves throughout ALL grade Levels. It is an amazing atmosphere that the Holy Spirit has our school in!!!!

- submitted by a teacher
April 29, 2014
RCBA is a great place for children to grow academically and spiritually. The administration, staff and faculty are excellent examples of how to live a Godly life. The atmosphere and attitude on campus helps the children learn about the Love of God and how to live out their faith at school and in real life.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
This school is an anwsered prayer. The school is a loving and caring community. We love how the school implant the lessons and truth from the Bible. The teachers are outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
RCBA is a great school due to the commitment and compassion of the teachers for the students.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
This school is very well organized. The academics are well on top. I brought my daughter from other school and this school was ahead on reading. Your students will come out reading in kinder and reading chapter books by late first grade. The teachers are very involved in kids academics and if parents have questions, they are available to assist. The students grow spiritually and academically. Everyone is so loving with open arms. We are a family here. The teachers make an impact in the students life. I'm very glad I read the reviews from greatschools.com that helped us find this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
This school is full of loving and devoted staff, who will do anything that they can for their students and each other. They love their job and the children that they get to help both academically as well as spiritually. They really do care.

- submitted by a teacher
April 29, 2014
We love this school! The small classrooms, the loving teachers and dedicated staff are great for our son. We love that our son is gaining his academic knowledge while building a stronger bond with our heavenly Father.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
We love the small class sizes and that the day begins with chapel. Parental involvement is very engaging and encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
If you think you know RCBA from years past, you might be surprised to find that much has changed in recent times. Most of the teachers here now are new and EXCELLENT! My daughter's elementary school teachers have been so wonderful! For middle and high school, new math, science, and English teachers for every grade have set the bar high for academic standards at RCBA, while fostering a loving environment that honors God with Biblical integration in all subjects. I am now teaching at RCBA also, and I have been overwhelmingly impressed with the dedication the staff here have to improving the school and taking such good care of our kids, mentoring and teaching beyond the curriculum. Our principle is very involved and supportive, a true leader. I am very excited to be a part of a new phase at this school - we will be officially accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International in May 2014. Students graduating from RCBA in coming years will be well prepared for real life after high school, not just for college.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
They have excellent teachers in a very Christian environment. Their tuition fees are very competitive.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
This school has been an answered prayer. We started praying for a school for our then PreK student. who would enter Kindergarten 6 months later. We visited RCBA during our search and knew this would be a perfect match. We like that the older grades take time to read and mentor the younger grades. I'm glad the school has weekly chapel and daily morning prayer. The uniforms are wonderful and very easy to order. This school is wonderful and we look forward to our son being a Soldier for a very long time.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
What a blessing to teach at a school were you can openly pray with and for your students. I love that my students pray for me and my family and feel comfortable sharing their faith with each other and others. They are awesome students who like to be challenged and represent the love of Christ.

- submitted by a teacher
April 28, 2014
My son has benefitted immensely from the small classrooms and faith based curriculum. I can go to work and feel that he is receiving a great education in a loving and safe environment. I highly recommend this school for anyone with children grades pre-k 3 through 12th.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
My school is one of the closest communities I have ever been a part of. The kindergartners know the seniors, the middle schoolers take time out to help with the elementary kids and everyone knows each other. The teachers are intimately aware of the goings on, whether in the classroom or out of it, and are in the perfect position to intervene and mentor. The students love their teachers and consider them extended family. The teaching is progressive, yet still remains truthful to the Christian methodology of teaching. The school is constantly looking for ways to serve the students better, whether that is differentiating, offering advanced or remedial classes, or working with other teachers to integrate subject matter. Smiling faces and dancing feet characterise the students who go here. I couldn't imagine my child anywhere else. He tells me constantly that he is thankful, every day, that we chose to send him here.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
A true gift from God was given to our family when we found River City Believers Academy. I remember the day I met Shane Land And we toured the school. The next gift that was given was enrolling and after our first year, I would urge and recommend this beautiful environment to all children and their families. The staff, teachers,parents, all of it is so comforting to know this is where my child Tanner , my love spends his days. Not only are academics being taught , his character is too!. Both play critical parts of how our Father God wants us to live and be. This school on a daily basis teaches, practices, and continually encourages the importance of "real people" and "real life"! Don't walk alone , walk with God!! River City Believers Academy is truly "heaven on earth"!!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
RCBA is a blessing to our family and I am so thankful God led us there. The staff is extremely friendly and always willing to help. They truly have a heart for each child and the office staff knows each child by name! The teacher create a safe, fun yet challenging classroom. I love that the teachers are praying for my children and supporting the values we teach at home. RCBA is following God's will!

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2014
I am a teacher at RCBA and I love how many of the students show the likeness of Christ. They accept and encourage new students and quickly accept them into the "RCBA Family". What a blessing it is to work with such amazing students! The school is the student body!!!

- submitted by a teacher
January 08, 2014
We love this school. Originally we started one of our children here after they were having issues at their old school. After about two months, we were blown away at the difference between RCBA and the former Christian school. Our child blossomed as edification of the individual is celebrated here. They don't try to shove every kid into a "go along to get along box" but instead, teaches them how to use their God given personal traits to the fullest of their abilities. The classes are small. The teachers care and get to know every child. We had our other child shadow in his junior year. Most kids would want to stay at the school they had gone to since K4, but after spending a day here, we asked what his thoughts were. He said "I forgot". When we inquired what that met he said " I forgot that people could be nice and mean it". He also now attends RCBA. Great school and a true blessing!

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2012
I have been teaching at the school for 8 years. I have watched students grow in the truth and love of Christ. What greater reward can a teacher ask for.

- submitted by a teacher
April 08, 2011
This school has small classes and really works with individual students the way larger schools cannot

- submitted by a teacher
January 27, 2011
I have a daughter in first grade at this school. I am very pleased with the education she is getting, but more happy about the way she has grown to love God while attending here. She has an amazing teacher, she has made wonderful friends and she now loves going to school. Her class is small, they are like a family instead of a classmates. This is how education should be.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2011
What I love about this school is the heart of their teachers. They will put a lesson on pause, when a teachable moment arises for character development, but in the end they do not allow academics to suffer.

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May 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2006
I've been very happy with Believers Academy. My daughter has attended since kindergarten, and will graduate this year. (K-12) The tuition is very reasonable compared with other Christian schools here in San Antonio.

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March 05, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2006
I am not a parent.. I am a senior at this school and have been there since kindergarten! I used to hate the idea of private schools but as time has gone on, I wouldnt give this school up for anything in the world. The teachers are caring, the sports program is amazing.. Especially basketball! And I love how close you can be with the other students, my class is like a second family!

- submitted by a student
January 01, 2006
We attend are acquainted with dozens of students who have or are currently attending Believers Academy. The school is superior academically and spiritually. The school offers very strong spiritual teaching and encourages students to adhere to a biblical worldview in all areas of life. BA offers a number of activities (several sports, student council, a developing band program, etc.) and its athletes regularly make it to TAPPS 1A state playoffs. Many of BA's graduates are unusually spiritually and emotionally mature. An unusually high emphasis is placed on discipline (including paddling -- even of high school students) and heart issues are regularly addressed -- all with the goal of increasingly conforming students to Christ-likeness.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2005
Believers Academy is a school with God-fearing, hard working teachers where Christian truths are taught and withheld to. I was very blessed to go to this school.

- submitted by a student
May 19, 2005
I was a student at Believers Academy. Sometimes the academics were a little tough, but I am so glad I was so prepared for college and beyond - indivdual attention and strong Christian influence.

- submitted by a former student
May 19, 2005
Parkwood Hill Intermediate is a wonderful school with caring teachers.

- submitted by a parent

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River City Believers Academy
16765 Lookout Road, Selma, TX  78154
(210) 656-2999
Last modified River City Believers Academy is a Private school that serves grades K-12
River City Believers Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top