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First Baptist Academy

1606 Patterson
Dallas, TX 75201

(214) 969-7861


We have a wonderful Pre-K4 program in the heart of downtown Dallas, and we would love to take you on a tour. Give us a call today to schedule a tour or to attend one of our Open Houses.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught Computer and Spanish

Day in the Life

General School Mission

FBA is in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown Dallas. We are a ministry of First Baptist Church Dallas.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school