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
365: Number of students
12: Average students per classroom
7: Average number of students per faculty member (7:1 student/faculty ratio)
33: 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


Approximate hours in each school day (8:30 a.m. - 3:30 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 2019

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

The 16 members of the Class of 2019 continue our tradition of 100% college acceptance and attendance. The group will attend the following colleges and universities:

FA Class of 2019 colleges and stats