History

Florida Air Academy is Florida's largest boarding school and is home to one of the country's premier student leadership programs. Day and boarding students in grades 6-12 are challenged by a top college preparatory academic program enhanced by co-curricular opportunities, including performing and fine arts, championship athletics, flight training, scuba, martial arts, surfing, skateboarding and equestrian training. The academy's Lower School equips 4 and 5-year old students with the foundations for academic and social success. A supportive, family-oriented staff provides supervision and guidance along with 24-hour campus medical services. Shuttle transportation throughout Florida as well as exciting weekend activities are available.

Overview

Region
Mid Florida
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
Military
All Grades 6-12
Boarding Grades 6-12
Grade Divisions
Kindergarten
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Urban
Campus Size (Acres) 12 acres
Head of School President James Dwight
Endowment n/a

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.flair.com
Director of Admission Bryan Bergeron
Admission Application Apply to Florida Air Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $100.00
Application Deadline(s) Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline(s) N/A
Financial Aid Awarded N/A
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (FAA Admissions Test)
Day Student Tuition $10,500.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $31,500.00
International Student Tuition $34,500.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 300+
Boys
Girls
% Boys/Girls
Boarding Students
Day Students
International
Brazil
Canada
China
Dominican Republic
France
Germany
India
Jamaica
Korea
Mexico
Other (Colombia)
Spain
Taiwan
UK
United States
California
Colorado
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
Indiana
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Missouri
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
South Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Majority of students come from
% of Students of Color
% of International Students 20%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 30
Part Time Faculty 5
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate 3%
% of Faculty with Masters 50%
Student/Faculty ratio 13:1
Average Class Size 13
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Community Service
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Driver Education
Earth Science
Economics
Electives
Electronics
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Equestrian Sports
Ethics
Evolution
Film
Film Studies
Fine Arts
Geography
Geometry
Government/Civics
Grammar
Health
History
Humanities
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Science
Sculpture
Social Science
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
World History
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Calculus AB
English Language
Macroeconomics
Other (Spanish)
Physics B
US Government & Politics
US History

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math)
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations
% of Graduates Who Attend College

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
other (bowling)
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
wrestling
Recreational Sports
cross-country running
dance
equestrian
golf
martial arts
skate-boarding
surfing
swimming
Extra-Curricular Activities
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Drama Club
International Club
Literary Magazine
National Honor Society
Quiz Bowl
School Band
Spanish Club
Stock Market Club
Student Government
Yearbook

Notes