Second Baptist School is dedicated to providing a Christ-centered education to our students while achieving educational excellence. The information below outlines the investment that your family makes in committing to an independent education for the glory of God.

2020-2021 Tuition

Admissions Information

List of 5 items.

  • Application Fee

    The application fee is due at the time the application is submitted and is non-refundable.

    Application received by deadline - $100
    Application received after deadline - $150
  • Lower School Testing for PK4 - grade 4

    Admissions testing is required for all students applying to Second Baptist School. Contact Education Specialists at (713) 461-7996 to schedule the testing.
    • Pre-kindergarten 4, Bridge and kindergarten - Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI) or the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) - $250 fee
    • Applicants for grades 1-4 - Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) - $250 fee and the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement - $250 fee
    Applicants attend a group visit for PK3 and a group evaluation for grades PK4 - 4 at Second Baptist School. The fee is included in application fee.
  • Middle and Upper School Testing

    Middle school and upper school students are required to take the ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam. The exam is offered in multiple locations throughout the city. Second Baptist School offers the exam once in January. Register at:
  • Enrollment Commitment

    Students withdrawing after enrolling or re-enrolling in the school will be charged half the yearly tuition. Partial refunds will be given only to families moving over thirty (30) miles away or in the case of a catastrophic illness.
  • After School Programs

    Second Baptist School offers a variety of after school program options at an additional monthly cost. Click here for detailed information.


List of 7 items.

  • Is there a new student fee?

    The new student fee for students entering pre-kindergarten 3 through grade 12 is $1,000. The fee is payable upon enrollment and is non-refundable.
  • When do tuition payments start?

    Tuition may be paid monthly or in full. Monthly tuition may be paid using a credit card or EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer). Tuition payments begin June 1.
  • What are the activity fees?

    The annual activity fee is included in tuition and is used for grade level programs. 
    • Pre-kindergarten - grade 8:  $75
    • Grades 9-12: $200
  • Do we need to purchase textbooks and supplies?

    Lower school textbooks and supplies are provided by the school. Middle school and upper school textbooks and supplies are purchased by and are the property of the student. Cost varies depending on the grade and course selection. Book lists and ordering procedures are posted on the website prior to the start of school.
  • Do students wear uniforms?

    Students in pre-kindergarten 3 through grade 8 are required to wear uniforms. Uniforms must be purchased through Mills Uniform Company. Retail stores are located throughout the Houston area. Visit to view uniform requirements and selections. Dress standards outline proper attire expectations.

    Upper school students are not required to wear uniforms. Dress standards outline proper attire expectations.
  • Is lunch provided?

    Lunch options are available for grades PK3, PK4 and Bridge. Lunch in these grades are delivered directly to the classroom. Kindergarten students bring their lunch each day. Students in grades 1-12 may bring or purchase lunch. Students may pay cash for meals and a la carte items or a reloadable meal card may be purchased.
  • What is Upper School Interim Term?

    Interim Term is a two-week program for upper school students. Courses range from $25-$450, and trips from $500-$6,000. The upper school provides details during registration.