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Dear Fayetteville Academy Family, I am pleased to inform you that we will resume our normal school operating schedule tomorrow – Thursday, September 20.  We understand that there may be some of you in outlying areas that may not be able to get to school yet, so please make the safest decision for your family. […]

Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Florence, Fayetteville Academy will have all classes and school activities cancelled on Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14.  The campus and all buildings will be completely closed so please do not come to campus for any reason during the closure. It appears that the most serious rain […]

Dear Academy Parents and Faculty Members, I normally send this email out later in the school year, timed to coincide with the arrival of wintry weather.  Hurricane Florence seems to be heading towards our area however and while I hope that none of us will be impacted seriously by the arrival of that storm, I […]

Congratulations to the 2017-18 Fayetteville Academy volleyball team, led by Coach Mary Vanderzell, on being the recipient of the 2017-18 American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award! This award honors teams who have matched their dedication to the sport of volleyball with excellence in the classroom. Great job, Lady Eagles! 

Fayetteville Academy is pleased to announce that we have been ranked #1 in the NICHE.COM 2019 Best Private High Schools in the Fayetteville, NC area! “The 2019 Best Private High Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges […]

Andrew McCarthy

Congratulations to Coach Andrew McCarthy who has agreed to add the title and job responsibilities of Assistant Athletic Director to the many others that he already has at the Academy. “Maca” first came to F.A. in August 2001, and he has established himself as one of the most integral members of our Eagle family in […]

Fayetteville Academy would like to thank and congratulate the following faculty and staff members for reaching milestones in their service to our school.

Fayetteville Academy says farewell to the following faculty members and thanks them for their dedication to our students (l-r): Lin Matthews (9 years), Lulie Harry (46 years), Wanda Bordone (28 years), and Jeff Smith (13 years), not pictured.

Fayetteville Academy would like to thank the following Board of Trustees members for their service to our school (l-r): Jim Mergy, who is finishing his two-year term as Board Chair, and Angela Packer, Ryan Aul, Neill Legg, and Chris Neal are all finishing their second three-year term, so they are rotating off the Board. Ryan […]

May 24, 2018 The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that Raymond J. Quesnel has agreed to accept our enthusiastic recommendation to continue serving as Head of School of the Fayetteville Academy. The Board’s year-long review process came to the unmistakable conclusion that Mr. Quesnel’s leadership has resulted in a stronger, fiscally sound Fayetteville […]

The Fayetteville Academy Class of 2018 marched the hallways of Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools to a recording of Pomp and Circumstance. They received applause, cheers, and high fives! The faculty and staff are proud of their achievements. Soaring Together!

Congratulations to the Fayetteville Academy Track and Field Team on their outstanding performance in the Coastal Rivers Conference Championship meet on May 10. Here are their results: Morgan Dorsey 1st place 100 Meters 1st place 200 Meters 1st place 400 Meters   Ron Kirkland 3rd place 100 Meters 2nd place Long Jump   Kaitlyn Tomalesky […]

The Fayetteville Academy Class of 2018 is heading down the final stretch.

The School Spirit Online Store is open! It will be open from Friday, March 9, and will run through Sunday evening on March 25. Some new items have been added. We have items for seniors, athletes, and the younger crowd. Also, bows, socks, and cotton and moisture wicking t-shirts available in gold and navy field […]

Fayetteville Academy is pleased to announce that Bill Boyette has been hired as head coach of the boys’ varsity basketball team. Boyette, who most recently served as the head coach at Terry Sanford High School, joins the Academy’s basketball program as part of his very successful 30-year coaching career. Coach Boyette’s Terry Sanford teams posted […]

The Fayetteville Academy Admissions Office will be hosting an Open House for all prospective families interested in enrolling their children (PreK-12) for the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.   Since 1970, small class sizes, a safe and caring atmosphere, and numerous extracurricular activities ensure that each child at the […]


Looking for an enriching summer program for your child. Check out all of the fun and exciting camps offered through 2018 Summer Odyssey. In keeping with the mission of the Academy, you will find our summer programs offer small class sizes and varied experiences that will foster creativity and a love for learning. The centerpiece […]


Career Opportunities Fayetteville Academy has served Cumberland County for 40 years through a sustained effort to identify, hire, and retain educators who inspire diverse students to be proactive learners who can be competitive in a challenging and ever-changing world.  Attractive Working Environment Our teachers wear many hats, often serving as mentors, advisors, coaches, and role […]


Fayetteville Academy’s production of “School of Rock” is April 12-14 at 6:30 p.m. each evening and it is expected to be a sellout! Sponsors are needed to help with the cost of high quality sound, special lighting, instruments, and to hire our first ever live pit band. Please look at the sponsorship levels available and […]


Each year, in recognition of Veteran’s Day, Fayetteville Academy honors our military veterans with an assembly. Enjoy this video of the 2017 Veteran’s Day Assembly.