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The First Academy

The First Academy is a coeducational private Baptist traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

The First Academy says

The First Academy is an age 4 (as of Sept.1) to Grade 12 Christ-centered college preparatory school and a leader in the Christian school community. At all grade levels, the curriculum and classroom instruction on the TFA campus is focused on maximizing individual student achievement. Students benefit from a highly qualified faculty - many who have advanced degrees in their subject area - and a curriculum designed to meet or exceed all state and national academic benchmarks. The First Academy's mission is to prepare children for life as Christian leaders who choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service before self, and participation as a way of life.The First Academy is a 2A school and member of Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA). A number of our student athletes have been awarded Division I scholarships to play for colleges and universities throughout the US.Students of the Performing Art programs have received the highest possible rankings in band and theatre at the District and State level, and TFA visual art students have received awards from such notable entities as the Winter Park Art Festival, and Disney's Festival of the Masters.Our TFA Royal Marching Band had the privilege of marching in the McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago on Thanksgiving Day 2009.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (407) 206-8602
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 971
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 26
Transitional KG 12
Kindergarten 45
1 41
2 51
3 54
4 63
5 60
6 79
7 95
8 107
9 103
10 80
11 87
12 68

The First Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The First Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 75%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 8%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting

Associations & Memberships

Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)

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