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Family First Academy  

8155 Oliver Road - Erie, PA 16509 USA
telephone: 814-860-9660 fax: 814-866-6845

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History of the School

Welcome to the Family First Academy (FFA), an affordable, traditional co-ed boarding school for grades 8-12. As our name implies, we focus on strengthening students and their families, helping to raise a generation of physically, emotionally and spiritually strong individuals. Family First Academy can help your child excel academically and physically in a nurturing, structured, positive, boarding school environment. Our modern, safe, 120 acre co-ed campus, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, provides a college preparatory education in a traditional boarding school setting that is fully integrated with a wide range of athletic, leadership and recreational programs. At Family First Academy, students will grow in a nurturing environment that combines structured guidance and support with self-reliance, personal development and discovery. Challenging academics, small class sizes, attentive staff, and a close-knit community, all combine to provide an ideal learning environment for both domestic and international students. We serve students of all races, religions, nationalities and levels of academic ability. By combining a traditional college preparatory curriculum with an integrated athletic and fitness program, we offer a unique and structured boarding school environment designed to facilitate student success.

School News

 

01/18/2008
Family First Academy Scholarships
Scholarships For Students Grades 8-12... View more news items>>

General School Overview

• Region

Pittsburgh PA Area

• Program Emphasis

Boarding School

Day School

Small Boarding School

• Grades

8-12

• Grade Divisions

Secondary

• Religious Affiliation

Christian (no specific denomination)

• Student Body

Coed

• Dress Code

Semi-formal

• School Setting

Suburban

• Campus Size (Acres)

120 Acres

• Endowment

Admission

• E-mail

[email protected] (Request a School Catalog)

• Web Address

http://www.familyfirstacademy.org

• Director of Admission

Gary Smallshaw

• Application Required

Yes

• Application Fee Amount

$50.00

• Application Deadline(s)

Rolling

• Financial Aid Deadline(s)

Rolling

• Financial Aid Awarded

• % of Students Receiving Financial Aid

• Admission Tests Accepted

Other (SLEP (International Students))

• Day Student Tuition/Costs

$3,300

• Boarding Student Tuition/Costs

$26,000

• International Student Tuition/Costs

$26,000

Student Enrollment

• Total Enrollment

241

• Boys

• Girls

• % Boys/Girls

• Boarding Students

• Day Students

• International

Korea

• United States

• Majority of students come from

Northeast

• % of American Indian or Alaskan Native

• % of Asian or Pacific Islander

• % of Black (non-Hispanic)

• % of Race/ethnicity unreported/unknown

• % of Total International (non-resident alien)

• % of White (non-Hispanic)

• % of Hispanic

• % of Multiracial

Academics

• Full Time Faculty

• Part Time Faculty

• % of Faculty with Doctorate

• % of Faculty with Masters

• Student/Faculty ratio

1:16

• Average Class Size

16

• Learning Differences Support Offered

No

• ADD/ADHD Support Offered

No

• ESL Offered

No

• Courses Offered

Algebra

American History

American Literature

Anatomy

Art

Bible

Biology

Calculus

Chemistry

Choir

Computer Graphics

Creative Writing

Dance

Drama

Earth Science

Economics

Electives

English

English Literature

Environmental Science

Ethics

French

Geometry

Government/Civics

Health

History

Human Development

Logic

Mathematics

Music

Photography

Physical Education

Physics

Psychology

Science

Social Studies

Spanish

Speech

Trigonometry

Typing

World History

Writing

• A.P. Courses Offered

English

College Placement Office

• Average SAT I Scores (Math)

• Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)

• Dedicated College Placement Office

No Response

• Recent College Matriculations

Northeastern University Pennsylvania State University

• % of Graduates Who Attend College

90

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

• Boys

basketball

golf

independent competitive sports

lacrosse

other (Martial Art)

soccer

track and field

volleyball

• Girls

basketball

golf

independent competitive sports

lacrosse

other (Cheerleading)

soccer

softball

track and field

volleyball

• Recreational Sports

aerobics

fitness

flag football

golf

karate

outdoor club/skills

soccer

weight lifting

yoga

• Extra-Curricular Activities

Newspaper

Student Government

Tour Guides

Yearbook

School Authored Notes

 


School News

 
 

01/18/2008
Family First Academy Scholarships
Scholarships For Students Grades 8-12


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