What are the school hours?
Summer hours of operations are 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday until August 1.
School office hours are 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. Call the office at (210) 656-2999 to schedule an appointment.
What is the RCBA dress code?
RCBA is under contract with the online retailer Land’s End for our school uniforms and PE uniforms. Parents purchase uniforms directly from the Land’s End website by entering in RCBA preferred school provide number and registering as an RCBA student. Afte logging in, a customized website for your child will appear based on the information your provide regarding grade and gender. Certain mandatory items will be necessary and other items will be optional but not necessary.
How do I contact the school in an emergency?
* Students must either wear all black or all white tennis shoes, or brown dress shoes or flats daily. No boots, open-toed sandals, flip flops, slip-on moccasins, bedroom slippers or colored tennis shoes are allowed. Girls will wear black dress flats on chapel dress days.
* PE uniforms must be purchased from Land’s End and worn during PE classes. Uniforms can be purchased from the Land’s End website. (Special spirit dress days for qualifying students, allow jeans and an RCBA/RCCC shirt to be worn; special birthday free dress also applies to students)
Contact the school office at (210) 656-2999. In the event of a school emergency there will be notifications sent out to all parents and legal guardians’ cell phones via Parent Alert.
What extra-curricular programs do you have available?
We are a member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS), and students in this conference are able to participate in 6-man football, basketball, swimming, track, tennis, and golf. In addition, we have various opportunities for academic activities such as ACSI Spelling Bees, Math Olympics, Speech and Debate, and Theatre. Many of these activities are dually offered through TAPPS as well. We also offer after school programs for art and music.
When is tuition due, and how can I pay?
Tuition payments are required to be made using our convenient Easy Pay Program. This program allows you to have your payments automatically drafted from your credit card account. You can choose to be drafted either on the 5th or the 20th of each month.
How can I keep track of my student’s grades?
Parents can access our convenient ParentsWeb site 24/7 to see all of the important academic, attendance, general school and lesson plan information for each of your students. In addition, each week, grade book progress reports are emailed to parents. In addition, we contact parents when a student receives a grade lower than 70. Every 3 weeks, parents are e-mailed a formal progress report, and at the end of each 9-week grading cycle a report card is e-mailed to parents.
Where do I drop off and pick up my children?
Kinder and Pre-K students will be dropped off behind the sanctuary at the Pre-K/Kinder hallway entrance near the yellow concrete ballards. If a family has additional students older than Pre-K and Kinder they may also drop off at this location. Pre-K students ONLY will be picked up in the same location. All other students, including Kinder, will be dropped off and picked up below The Pavilion.
How can I volunteer or donate to the school?
Many of our volunteers use their gifts and talents in many different ways. Please just contact the school office and we will gladly be able to place you to use your God-given talents. You can also visit our Ways to Give and Prayer & Volunteers pages for more information.
I want my child to go to RCBA, but I’m not sure we can afford it. Is there a scholarship program available?
Yes, there are scholarships awarded during each school year. We use an online evaluation program called FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition) to determine eligibility for financial needs. Discounts will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be based on financial need. During the application process you will be asked to give information on your salaries, mortgage payments, tax returns etc., as well as info about your family size. Applications for tuition assistance must be renewed every year.
What supplies does my student need?
School supply lists are posted on our website and are mailed out to families during the summer before we begin class.
Do we have to be born-again Christians in order for our children to attend RCBA?
According to RCBA board policy at least one member of the child’s family must be a born again Christian.