Statement of Purpose: The purpose of Macon Road Baptist School is to bring every student to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and to equip him/her with knowledge, attitudes, and skills for effective service to God. Macon Road Baptist School desires to train every student in a way that he/she will live to bring glory to the Lord in every aspect of life through excellence in academic, emotional, mental, moral, physical, spiritual, and social training.
School History: Macon Road Baptist School opened in 1973 as a ministry of Macon Road Baptist Church. Macon Road has grown to over 650 students on three campuses.
Affiliations and Accreditation: We are accredited through the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools (TACS) and through AdvancED/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). We are also a member of the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS).
Administration: Mr. Daniel Webb, Mr. Michael Moak, and Mrs. Pam Culbreth
Faculty/Staff: We have over 50 teaching staff and about 20 support staff members. All of our staff members are born-again Christians who are dedicated to serving and teaching students in a Christian environment. All of our teaching staff are certified through a state agency approved organization.
Enrollment: Our current enrollment is approximately 650 students in K-3 through 12th grade on three campuses.
Facilities: We have well-maintained facilities with attractive classrooms conducive to learning. We also have fully equipped computer and science labs.
Campuses: We have 3 campuses: Arlington Campus (K3-12th Grade), Lakeland Campus (K3, K4 & K5), and the Oakland Campus (K3 -2nd Grade)
Macon Road provides challenging instruction for grades K-3 through 12. In the elementary department, we use all Christian Curriculum (ABeka, BJU Press, and Positive Action for Christ.) In grades 7-12 we use Christian curriculum (A Beka and BJU Press) in all subjects except for math (Pearson) and Spanish.
Our younger grades are rooted in strong phonics and reading programs which aid in their overall learning process. Our secondary program is developed primarily for the college preparatory student, with Advanced Placement and Honors Classes being offered. Our students are challenged in higher level thinking skills and are encouraged to strive for excellence in each subject. Each year our students take standardized testing and score well above the national average.
Athletics: We offer sports for students in grades 4 -12. We are a member of the Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools. For girls we offer volleyball, cross country, cheerleading, basketball, softball, and soccer. For boys we offer football, cross country, basketball, baseball, and soccer.
Fine Arts Programs: All of our elementary students are involved in music instruction. Grades K5 and 1st grade have weekly music class. Grades 2 and 3 work on a Fall Program and have music theory and flutophone instruction. Grades 4-6 work on a Christmas Program and have the option of choir or band. All of our secondary students are offered band or choir. We have a secondary speech department which produces a spring play each year. Both our music and speech students compete in fine arts competition on the regional and state levels. Our Juniors and Seniors are required to take one semester of music appreciation and one semester of art appreciation.
Aftercare: We provide before and after school care. Before school care opens at 6:30 a.m. on all campuses. After school care is available until 6:00 p.m. on all campuses.
School Mascot: Kingsmen
School Colors: Blue and White
Non-discriminatory Policy: Macon Road Baptist School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to the students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of it education policies and other school-administered programs.