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

After School Opportunities

Fredericksburg Academy private school Lower School students explore gardening after school

The end of the school day is the beginning for some of FA's most meaningful and memorable learning opportunities.

International Club

Fredericksburg Academy private school International Club students use a map and globe to locate a country

Students in third through fifth grades gain cultural awareness and make friends around the globe during International Club. The group partners with students at a school in another country—most recently, the Dominican Republic—to learn more about each other’s lives.

Junior Master Gardeners Club

Fredericksburg Academy private school junior master gardeners club student works in the school garden

Third through fifth graders experience the plant life cycle firsthand as they learn about plants' nutritional needs, how to garden, the difference between organic and conventional produce, and how to transition a garden. The group also helps our community Food Bank by donating food from the garden, plants, and canned goods.

Enrichment Classes

Fredericksburg Academy private school Lower School student shows her Sea Perch underwater robot

Falcon Club is more than just after-school care for students, with special enrichment classes sparking students’ interest and creativity in a variety of areas, such as First LEGO League robotics, Chinese culture, Sea Perch, mindfulness, and pottery class. In the spring, first- through fifth-graders train to take part in Fredericksburg's annual Great Train Race as part of running club. Fifth Grade students may participate in an after-school string or band classes.