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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in River City Believers Academy. Our application is available online and can be completed  by clicking the Apply Now link below. If you have not, yet, had the chance, we would like to visit with you and begin the conversation about all that RCBA has to offer you and your student. Feel free to contact the school office at 210-656-2999 or

Step 1 – Application

Complete the new student application online by clicking the link below

A non-refundable application fee is $150 will be due when you submit your application.

Please submit the following records once you have submitted your application. Records may be emailed to with your student's name included in the subject line.

  • Copy of birth certificate and current immunization record (all grades)
  • Copy of wellness checkup (preschool)
  • Copy of transcipt, previous academic records, and standardized tests (1st-12th grades)


Step 2 – Assessments

Placement exams and other assessments help us assign new students to proper levels and classes and assist us with other academic readiness decisions. The admissions director will coordinate any assessments that may be needed in the application process.

Step 3 – Interview

The next step of the admissions process is an interview with one of head of school. We look forward to this visit where we can get to know each other better. We ask parents and the student to attend this interview.  

Step 4 – Admissions Decision

We look forward to welcoming you to the RCBA family and an official email will confirm your next steps once the admissions decision has been made.

Step 5 – Enrollment Packet & Tuition Payment Plan

Upon acceptance, parents will receive an email that will take you through the steps of your online enrollment packet. This packet will take you through the final steps of the enrollment process and will guide you as you set up your online payment plan through FACTS Tuition Management Services. This plan allows you to choose bank accounts, dates for withdrawals, and can be updated or changed at any time. Once you complete this packet, you will be asked to pay your enrollment fee. Please contact our admissions director or the accounting department with any questions about this step.

Step 6 - Submit Required Forms

If you have not, yet, please submit the following forms to

  • Birth Certificate
  • Current Immunizations or an Immunization Exemption Affidavit
  • Wellness Checkup (preschool only)

River City Believers Academy (RCBA) admits and welcomes students of any race, color, nationality or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the school. RCBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or nationality or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarships, or athletic and other school administered programs. In as much as English is the primary, and, in most cases, the exclusive language of instruction, RCBA may deny admission to students with limited English proficiency.

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