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Fort Bend Christian Academy is a private, college-preparatory school serving Pre-K through grade 12 with over 850 students.

FBCA provides a strong academic and spiritual foundation, where students learn to think critically in their studies with a foundation that is grounded by Biblical Worldview. FBCA is located in the heart of Sugar Land, Texas on a beautiful 35 acre campus in one of the fastest growing and most diverse communities in the United States.


Fort Bend Christian Academy exists to glorify God through excellence in college preparatory Christian education. It is the mission of Fort Bend Christian Academy to equip students to thrive spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally and physically.

Accordingly, Fort Bend Christian Academy will strive to: 

  • provide a Biblically-based college-preparatory curriculum; 
  • equip students with an integrated Biblical perspective; 
  • give students the opportunity to accept, the encouragement to emulate, and the challenge to proclaim Christ; 
  • provide students the opportunity to participate in a balanced program of co-curricular activities;
  • afford students the opportunity to participate in community service projects.


Inspiring students to excellence for the glory of God.


  • Christlike Character
  • Biblical Focus
  • Partnership with Christian Churches and the Home
  • Education for Kingdom Purposes

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Welcome from the Head of School

Welcome to Fort Bend Christian Academy, where our mission is to glorify God through excellence in college-preparatory Christian education.  We consider it an honor to partner with you in the education of your children, and we are eager to help you cultivate their spiritual, academic, social and emotional well-being. 

Since 1987, Fort Bend Christian Academy has been deeply rooted in its Christian mission and values.  At FBCA, we believe God created every child uniquely in His image with a purpose and a plan for them to serve Him in their lives.  As such, we have a distinct responsibility to educate and empower our students with a mindset to serve Him both now and for eternity.  We want every student at FBCA: 

  • To know Jesus Christ as Savior,

  • To mature in their faith and become more like Christ, and

  • To be fully equipped to serve Christ in their lives every day.  

Today, the mission and spirit of FBCA is as relevant and thriving as ever before.  The school is made up of over 130 extraordinary Christian educators, who are dedicated to equipping young people to change the world for the Kingdom of God, and nearly 900 students in grades Pre-K through 12 who are learning to love God with all of their heart, soul, mind and strength; to love others as themselves; and to learn to serve God first, in all areas of life and in whatever vocation they are ultimately led.

At FBCA, we believe God calls us to excellence, and we are committed to being among the leading independent Christian schools in the nation.  Just as I have experienced with my own children, FBCA will provide your children with a premier educational experience that transcends spiritual life, academics, arts and athletics.  At FBCA, your children will be known, loved and cared for by our amazing faculty and staff.   

I invite you to join us on this journey, to learn more about FBCA and experience this special community and school firsthand.  I am grateful for the opportunity to have my own children at FBCA, and I am confident you will receive the same incredible experience as me.  

I look forward to meeting your family soon!

In His service,

Joshua Gettys
Head of School


Fort Bend Christian Academy, one of the largest private schools in Houston, began as Sugar Creek Baptist Church School (SCBCS) in September of 1987 with one teacher and seven kindergarten students. In 1992, the school changed its name to Fort Bend Baptist Academy (FBBA) and incorporated as an independent Christian school.

Because of rapid growth over the next 19 years, FBBA added Lower, Middle and Upper School buildings, an athletic complex and additional office and classroom space to its 35-acre campus.

In the summer of 2011, FBBA announced its official name change to Fort Bend Christian Academy, a name that represents who we are as a school, committed to our founding core Christian beliefs and principles and serving the entire Christian community.

It is our continual desire to serve and honor God in all that we do, fulfilling our mission and inspiring students to excellence for the glory of God.


Sugar Creek Baptist Church School (SCBCS) begins with one teacher and seven kindergarten students.


SCBCS moves to the facilities of First Baptist Church of Sugar Land during the summer. A school committee changes the name of the school to Fort Bend Baptist Academy (FBBA).


Middle School begins with the addition of seventh and eighth-grade students. Because of rapid growth, FBBA divides into a Lower School (PreK-grade 5) and an Upper School (grades 6-9).


Fort Bend Christian Academy graduates its first class of 30 students.


Capital campaign for the construction of an upper school facility and gym is complete, allowing expansion of the program.


A new Lower School building opens in August in time for the new school year. The softball stadium, football and soccer practice fields open.


A new baseball stadium was completed in the spring of 2003.


The Seven Oaks campus and acreage is acquired and renovated for office and classroom space.


The ribbon is cut on a new Athletic Complex which includes a track, football stadium, bleachers and concession stand.


FBBA announces an official name change to Fort Bend Christian Academy (FBCA).


The Visual Arts Pavilion project is completed and provides approximately 7,000 square feet of additional space for art, sculpture, jewelry making, industrial design and other varieties of mediums.


A new shock pad system (designed for elite athletic programs in the NFL and NCAA), new cooler infill, and new artificial turf surface are installed, creating a complete state-of-the-art football field.

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