Fayetteville Academy understands the importance that small class sizes have on both the relationship between the teacher and students. I like being at FA because everyone is very nice and I feel like I am benefiting from my education here. Callie T., Class of 2030
I have loved my time at FA because of all the opportunities it has given me. I have been able to play on three varsity teams, join several clubs, learn how to be a leader in SGA, and I’ve received an excellent education that I feel has prepared me well for college. Sarah B., Class of 2024
As a science teacher the smaller class sizes allow me to perform interactive labs, dissections and connect with each student. I have been able to develop a Sports Medicine program for the Upper School that continues to grow. Mrs. Sappington, Science Department
Fayetteville Academy encourages academic curiosity beginning in Pre-K where students begin to explore the world around them nurturing their thirst for knowledge throughout the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools, building critical thinkers along the way.
Ignite your creative journey at Fayetteville Academy, where art isn't just a class – it's a vibrant exploration that begins in Pre-K and extends throughout a student's academic journey. From the earliest years, students immerse themselves in the world of music, taking classes that evolve into choral ensembles available through 12th grade. The harmony of their talents is showcased through regular auditions, statewide honors choruses and competitions, fostering a love for music that extends beyond the classroom.
Beginning in fifth grade, students embark on a melodic adventure with band classes, mastering a variety of instruments and advancing to regularly participating in statewide honors bands. Their musical talent resonates not just within school assemblies but reverberates throughout the community, leaving a lasting impact.
Artistic expression is nurtured from the roots in Pre-K, where weekly art classes encourage students to explore various media, fostering a sense of uninhibited creativity. This exploration continues into middle and upper school, where students can delve into the intricate world of ceramics.
At Fayetteville Academy, the art program is a canvas for students to paint a unique and colorful journey, guiding them to freely explore their artistic abilities and cultivate a lifelong appreciation for the arts.
With over 75% of middle and upper school students actively engaged in 10 varsity sports, we foster a culture of athleticism, teamwork, and individual growth. From the thrill of soccer matches to the endurance of cross country, the precision of tennis to the intensity of basketball, our athletics program caters to diverse interests and skill sets.
Beyond the playing field, our students accumulate unique experiences that go beyond the ordinary, ensuring they not only compete but also develop the resilience, leadership, and camaraderie that will set them apart in any arena of life. Join us at Fayetteville Academy, where champions are not just celebrated, they are made.
Fayetteville Academy boasts a championship-caliber athletic program that stands as a testament to excellence across various disciplines. With an impressive collection of 36 state championship titles, the school has consistently excelled in golf, tennis, soccer, basketball, and cross country and lacrosse. The commitment to athletic prowess is deeply ingrained in the academy's culture, fostering a winning spirit that resonates throughout the campus.
These numerous state championships not only reflect the dedication of the athletes but also highlight the exceptional coaching and support systems in place, creating an environment where champions are cultivated and success is a tradition.
At Fayetteville Academy, inclusivity and personal growth extend beyond the classroom, as the institution is dedicated to providing every student with the opportunity to be a part of an athletic team. This commitment to inclusiveness ensures that students, regardless of their athletic background, can explore and engage in a variety of sports.
As students navigate their athletic journeys, they not only enhance their physical well-being but also discover untapped potential and talents. The athletic program at Fayetteville Academy is designed not just to make students academically and college-ready, but to foster an environment where they become life-ready individuals, equipped with a diverse set of skills and experiences that extend far beyond the playing field. This holistic approach to education encourages personal development, self-discovery, and the cultivation of qualities that will serve students well in their future endeavors.
Fayetteville Academy has forged an innovative and impactful partnership with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, enhancing the educational landscape for its students. Through this unique collaboration, college-level courses are brought directly to the Fayetteville Academy campus, offering students the invaluable opportunity to earn dual enrollment credit. This strategic alliance enables students to seamlessly integrate higher education into their high school experience, fostering a dynamic learning environment.
In addition to the UNCP partnership, students at Fayetteville Academy have the option to enroll in classes through Fayetteville Technical Community College. This dual enrollment initiative not only broadens the academic horizons of students but also provides them with a significant head start on their college careers, equipping them with both knowledge and skills that will serve as a solid foundation for future success. The program underscores Fayetteville Academy's commitment to academic excellence and its dedication to preparing students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Fayetteville Academy boasts a distinctive Sports Medicine program that transcends traditional classroom learning, providing students with a hands-on and immersive educational experience. Students delve into the intricacies of sports medicine through comprehensive coursework that covers anatomy, physiology, injury assessment, and rehabilitation techniques.
What sets FA apart is the seamless integration of classroom knowledge with practical application on the athletic fields. Students actively contribute to the well-being of their peers by providing support during practices and games, applying their acquired skills in real-time scenarios. This unique synergy between theory and practice not only enhances their understanding of sports medicine but also instills a sense of responsibility and teamwork. By actively engaging with the school's sports teams, students in the Sports Medicine program not only gain valuable insights into the field but also make tangible contributions to the overall health and performance of their fellow athletes.
Fayetteville Academy stands at the forefront of educational innovation with its three state-of-the-art STEAM labs, catering to students from Pre-K to 12th grade. These cutting-edge facilities provide a dynamic environment where Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) seamlessly converge, fostering a hands-on and interdisciplinary approach to learning. The labs are equipped with the latest technologies and resources, enabling students to engage in experiential and project-based activities that promote critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
By immersing students in STEAM education from an early age, Fayetteville Academy is not only preparing them for the future but also cultivating a deep understanding of how these disciplines intersect in the real world.
For those seeking intellectual challenges, our academic competitions foster a culture of excellence. Whether it's Battle of the Books, Lego Robotics, or STEAM challenges, our students have the opportunity to showcase their talents and compete at regional and national levels.
At Fayetteville Academy, we believe that a well-rounded education goes hand in hand with a vibrant extracurricular life. Join us, where student activities are not just events—they're avenues for personal growth, camaraderie, and the cultivation of lifelong interests.
Beyond the school day, our Afterschool Enrichment programs provide a hub for creativity and skill development. Students can participate in a multitude of activities, from arts and crafts to coding workshops, ensuring a holistic approach to their extracurricular experiences.
Engage beyond the classroom at Fayetteville Academy, where student activities extend far and wide, offering a rich tapestry of opportunities. Our vibrant array of clubs and organizations caters to diverse interests, providing a platform for students to connect, collaborate and explore their passions. From STEM enthusiasts to literary minds, our clubs offer a dynamic space for students to delve into shared interests and build lifelong connections.