First Assembly Christian School


First Assembly Christian School

Infobox Secondary school
name = First Assembly Christian School
native_name = FACS

motto = Training Minds, Shaping Lives for the Savior's Glory
type = Private co-educational elementary & secondary
affiliation = Non-denominational Christian
headmaster =
city = Memphis
state = Tennessee
country = USA
enrollment = 680
class size = 20
Student/ teacher ratio = 14 to 1
free_label_1 = Tuition
free_1 = $5000 thru $6750
colors = green & gold
nickname = Crusaders
mascot =
grades = pre-K–12
established = 1972
website = [http://www.facsmemphis.org www.facsmemphis.org]

First Assembly Christian school (FACS) is a college preparatory school located in the Cordova section of Memphis, Tennessee. FACS was founded in 1972; programs for kindergarten through Grade 8 began in 1972 and grades 9-12 were added in 1973. The school is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. First Assembly is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International, Southern Association of Independent Schools, Tennessee Association of Independent Schools, Memphis Association of Independent Schools, and the College Board. Though strongly supported by First Assembly Christian Church, of the Assemblies of God, the school's website identifies itself as Non-denominational Christian.

Campuses

Original

Originally located in East Memphis, the 20 acre campus contained classrooms, a gymnasium and a sanctuary, which was also used for chapel services, theatre productions, graduations and assemblies. This campus was sold and now is the home of Crichton College.

Cordova

In 1999, the school, and host church, relocated to the Cordova, Tennessee, area in Eastern Shelby County. The campus contains facilities for grades pre-K through 12, and in addition a complete sportsplex. The building contains approximately convert|50000|sqft|m2|-3 of instructional and support space for students and a mobile computer lab which has wireless internet access. The building also contains 25 regular classrooms, a computer lab, 2 science labs, a science lecture lab, a library/media center, a cafeteria, a multi-purpose room, and an area of the school designed specifically for the fine arts. The gymnasium contains locker rooms, a fully-furnished weight room, and a wrestling area. The sportsplex contains a football stadium and track, baseball stadium, softball stadium, soccer field. In addition the stadium contains a field house and a concessions building.

Athletics

First Assembly Christian School has fielded varsity sports teams since the mid-1970s. The school's team name is the Crusaders. FACS competes in Division 2, the private school division, in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. FACS has a long history of success in sports and has won state championships in football and boys' & girls' basketball throughout its history.

First Assembly Christian School competes in Division 2, Region A of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) along with:

*Bishop Byrne High School (Memphis, Tennessee)
*David Brainerd Christian School (Chattanooga)
*Davidson Academy (Nashville)
*First Assembly Christian School (Cordova)
*Kings Academy (Seymour)
*Lighthouse Christian (Millington)
*Memphis Catholic High School (Memphis, Tennessee)
*Tipton Rosemark Academy (Millington)
*Rossville Christian
*Southern Baptist Educational Center (Southaven, Mississippi)
*St. Andrews (Sewanee)
*St. George's (Collierville)

Fine Arts

The Fine Arts department lists accomplishments including: artists placing in various competitions, the honors band talent winner performance, the choir, and the theater's productions. Some performances of the theater include: Peter Pan, Annie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

External links

* [http://www.facsmemphis.org First Assembly Christian School homepage]

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