Frequently Asked Questions

Are you accredited?
Rosedale Baptist School is fully accredited through the AACS, NACSAA, NCPSA, and MSA.

Accreditation Information

What is your purpose?
Rosedale Baptist School exists to Reach students for Christ, Build them to their greatest potential in Him, and teach students to Serve others.
What is the average class size?
The average size of each class is sixteen students with an overall student-teacher ratio of 14:1.
What are the qualifications of your staff?
Our teaching staff has over 300 years of educational experience, and our teachers are certified through the American Association of Christian Schools. All of our teachers are born-again believers committed to creating a loving environment for your child.
What curriculums do you use?
We use a mixture of Abeka Book and Bob Jones University Press materials along with Saxon math to develop not only a foundation of knowledge but also the ability to think analytically, critically, and spiritually.
Is your campus secure?
We maintain locked doors, utilize video cameras, and practice security drills to provide a secure and safe learning environment for your child.
What is the cut-off date for Kindergarten?
To enter grades PreK-3 through Kindergarten, the student must be at that age level before September 1. For example, a child must be 3 years old before September 1 to enter PreK-3 and 5 years old before September 1 to enter Kindergarten.
Does your school offer special education services?
We do not offer special education services; however, minor classroom modifications can be made for students with a mild IEP or 504 Plan.
What sports are included in your program?
RBS is a member of the Maryland Association of Christian Schools. Grades 6-12 participate in soccer, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, and baseball.
Do you have a lunch program?
We do offer a hot lunch program. Students may also bring their lunches from home and utilize microwaves which are available to them.
What is included in your academic program?
The academic program at RBS is based on accelerated curriculum. In addition, we partner with Renaissance Learning and National Honor Society while offering dual enrollment classes through the Community College of Baltimore County.
What grades are available?
Grades Pre-K3 through 12 are offered.
Do you integrate technology into your classrooms?

RBS recognizes the need of technology integration in the classroom both for teaching instruction and student use. Our classrooms are equipped with various technology features including computer workstations, Mimio smartboards, Apple hardware, a mobile Chrome book cart, and a fully-functional computer lab.

What are the graduation requirements?
Rosedale Baptist School is a fully-accredited institution both regionally and nationally. Students who graduate from RBS have fulfilled all requirements set by the state of Maryland for a college preparatory diploma.
What is the admissions process?
To be admitted, one must submit an online application, take a placement test, and attend a new parent meeting with the administrative team.
Do you require a uniform?
Student uniforms are required for all grade levels.
Are you involved in fine arts?
Students in grades 4-6, grades 7–8, and grades 9–12 participate in the Maryland Association of Christian Schools (MACS) competitions on three levels. Some areas of participation include speech, choral music, art, and photography.
Do you offer before care and after care?
Both are available. Before care begins at 6:30a.m., and after care ends at 6:00p.m.
What standardized testing do you use?
All students in Kindergarten through grade 11 take the Iowa Basic Skills Test each spring. It is recommended that students take the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) during their junior year and at least once during their senior year. All seniors are required to take either the ACT or the SAT in order to graduate.
Where do your graduates go?

Because Rosedale Baptist School is regionally and nationally accredited, students who graduate from RBS can pursue their God-given talents and passions at colleges of their choice. To see a full listing of which colleges our graduates have been accepted and attended, visit our alumni page here.