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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.


The Admissions Office will host an Open House for potential, new families interested in enrolling their children for the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Event Brite here or contact Barbara Lambert, Admissions Director, at 910-868-5131 or at


Congratulations to Fayetteville Academy sophomore Morgan Dorsey on her 12th place finish (out of 178) in the NCISAA 2A Girls Cross Country State Championships. Results for the 2A Boys (out of 205) are: junior Kai Hubbard 93rd, sophomore Daniel Buchanan 164th, junior Reese Dickerhoff 187th, and senior Michael Peters 200th. Great job, runners!      […]


The Fayetteville Academy varsity soccer team won the title of the 2017 NCISAA 2A Soccer State Champions on Saturday, October 28 at Westchester Country Day School in High Point. They defeated Coastal Christian High School of Wilmington with a score of 3-1. Congratulations on a great season. View article from The Fayetteville Observer (10-29-2017) View article from […]

Please join us for the State of the School address on Monday, October 16 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the new gym.

Shop Fayetteville Academy’s Scholastic Book Fair Monday, October 2, through Friday, October 6, in the Lower School Media Center. You may also shop online through October 10! Thank you for your support!   On Tuesday Evening October 3 from 5–6:30 pm we are having Cowboys/Cowgirls in Pajamas where the students can come shop with their […]


Thank you for voting Fayetteville Academy “Best Private School” in The Fayetteville Observer 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards and Up & Coming Weekly’s Best of Fayetteville!  

Check out this great video produced by ABCNEWS! We would like to thank the Riddle Family for making this makeover project possible. Click here to read the story.

Bring your family and friends and join us for Family Movie Night at Fayetteville Academy on Saturday, September 23 on the Lower School playground. Food trucks Boss Ross Dogs and The Blind Pig will begin serving food and drinks at 6:00 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. We encourage you to bring blankets and chairs.

At the recent annual meeting of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association (NCISAA) athletic directors and trainers, F.A. Athletic Director, Chip Bishop, was awarded the Charles N. Carter Athletic Director Cup. This award recognizes the outstanding dedication of Athletic Directors to the NCISAA, local conferences, and individual schools. Chip is the fourth A.D. – […]

Fayetteville Academy is donating several boxes of t-shirts, athletic shorts, socks, and blankets for Hurricane Harvey relief. Kelvin Sampson, head coach of the Houston Cougars mens’ basketball team, put out a call for help after Houston was devasted by Hurricane Harvey. He asked for t-shirts, shoes, and anything else people wished to donate so he […]

Dear F.A. Family, With Hurricane Irma approaching the U.S. coastline, it seems like an appropriate time to remind you of the notification system that we employ in the event of a school cancellation, delayed opening, or early dismissal. If the school schedule is affected by any factors, weather-related or other, we will share the information […]

The Varsity boys defeated southern Lee (5-2), defeated Terry Sanford (3-0), and lost to Lee County (8-7 in nine rounds of penalty kicks) in the championship game. Drayton Smith and Judson Zeisman made the All-Tournament Team.

Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara B. Lambert will take place on Friday, August 18 at 4:00 p.m. at Highland Presbyterian Church, 111 Highland Ave. Fayetteville. The graveside service is Saturday, August 19 at 12:00 p.m. at Elizabethtown City Cemetery. Click here to read obituary. Dear Fayetteville Academy Family, It is with a heavy heart that […]

Congratulations to School Counselor Christie Rains and her family as they welcomed RainsLee Caroline Lee who was born on July 27 at 11:46 p.m.. RainsLee weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz. and was 20 inches long.