We are a school that is devoted to emphasizing honor, character, and community to our students.

We are a school that is devoted to emphasizing honor, character, and community to our students.

At Fayetteville Academy, our goal is to prepare our students to be intellectually nimble, creative, and adaptive.

We are a school that is devoted to emphasizing honor, character, and community to our students.

Our teachers and staff are dedicated to the success of our students. Today, tomorrow, and years to come.

A Few Words About our School


Fayetteville Academy Original Building

In 1969, a group of dedicated men and women had the commitment and passion to create a premier, independent college preparatory school that would embrace “The Three A’s”–Academics, Arts, and Athletics. 

This dedicated group of trustees seized the moment and recognized “Futura Est In Praesentia,” and their vision and quest for excellence became the foundation for The Fayetteville Academy. In selecting the name Fayetteville Academy, it was the hope of the original board to create a school that would distinguish itself as a leader in private education.

Spotlight

Fayetteville Academy was recently voted the best private school in Fayetteville and Cumberland County by Up and Coming Weekly Magazine and the Fayetteville Observer.

The Numbers…


At Fayetteville Academy, we pride ourselves on upholding a tradition of academic excellence that began in 1970. The Academy is the only independent, non-sectarian, PK – 12th grade school in Cumberland County. We provide a unique learning environment where children are encouraged to explore every opportunity, set and exceed expectations, and expand their knowledge base daily. Small class sizes, a safe and caring atmosphere, and numerous extracurricular activities ensure that each child at the Academy receives a unique educational experience.

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Acceptance to a College
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Teachers with Advanced Degrees
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AP Exams Scored 3+

Average Class Size

81 Conference and State Championships Since 2000

Latest News


2019 Yearbook Dedicated to Mrs. Satisky

The 2019 Fayetteville Academy yearbook is dedicated to Mrs. Virginia Satisky. She will be retiring in June after 40+ years at the Academy. Well done, Mrs. Satisky! We are going to miss you!

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Eagle Fitness Award Winners

The Fayetteville Academy Eagle Fitness Award is given to students in Grades 3-5 who achieve the qualifying goals in all 6 fitness events. The Eagle Fitness Award replaces the Presidential Fitness Award to recognize students with outstanding fitness levels for their age. The events include the 1 mile run, curl-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, shuttle run, andRead more “Eagle Fitness Award Winners”

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Female & Male Athletes of the Year

Congratulations to Morgan Dorsey, Female Athlete of the Year, and Julian Barbaro, the Gilbert Whitted Ray Male Athlete of the Year. They were presented with their awards at last night’s annual Fayetteville Academy Athletic Banquet. 

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