An independent, coeducational PK-Grade 12 private school located in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia

At a Glance

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Fast Facts

1992:The year FA was founded
355:Number of students
12:Average students per classroom
7:Average number of students per faculty member (7:1 student/faculty ratio)
30:Percentage of student body that is ethnically diverse
44:Acres on campus, which includes three academic buildings, a Sports Center with a 25-meter indoor pool and a regulation NCAA basketball court, five playing fields, four tennis courts, and three playgrounds

25:Number athletics teams in seven sports across grades 6-12
9:Approximate months in the 2016-17 school year (August 24, 2016-June 1, 2017)
7:Approximate hours in each school day (8 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.)
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Accreditation and Memberships:

FA is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and is a member of:

  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE)
  • Independent Curriculum Group Partner School


College-Bound: The Class of 2017

See FA's most recent college profile, including a list of recent college acceptances

The 28 members of the Class of 2017 continue our tradition of 100% college attendance and earned more than $2.5 million in merit scholarships. The group will attend the following colleges and universities: