Falmouth Academy

Tel: (508)457-9696
Grades: 7-12 | 199 students
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Harnessing the power of inspired learning in a world-renowned scientific and vibrant artistic community, Falmouth Academy emboldens each student to take creative and intellectual risks to confidently engage the challenges of our times.
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Harnessing the power of inspired learning in a world-renowned scientific and vibrant artistic community, Falmouth Academy emboldens each student to take creative and intellectual risks to confidently engage the challenges of our times.
Our demands for academic rigor occur in a supportive and imaginative community
Falmouth Academy is a deliberately small school where students and adults are able to recognize the strengths and potential of each individual.
The strong culture of respect and trust created by this close-knit environment allows each member of the community to pursue academic, artistic, and extra-curricular interests with enthusiasm and self-confidence.
We hope that our students will leave Falmouth Academy with a wider perspective on the human condition and prepared to sustain a love of learning.
Signature programs include: Science in the Real World, Arts Across the Curriculum, Authentic Voice, and 4th Period Electives

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 199 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Falmouth Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1960
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No jeans)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,990
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Karen Loder
Admissions Associate Sarah Knowles

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballLacrosse,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts Across the Curriculum, AutoCAD, Beekeeping, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Chorus, Computer Programming, Creative Writing, Drama Class, Drama Productions, Drawing, Engineering, Farm and Garden Arts, Jazz Band, Latin, Literary Magazine, Model U.N., Musical Theater, Orchestra/Strings, Painting, Peer Ambassadors, Photography, Recreational Games, Senior Taught Electives, Sports Analytics, Stagecraft, Stock Market Game, Studio Art, Taekwondo, Volunteering, Woodworking, Yearbook AutoCAD, Beekeeping, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Chorus, Drama Class, Drawing, Engineering, Jazz Band, Latin, Model U.N., Painting, Photography, Stagecraft, Studio Art, Taekwondo, Volunteering, Woodworking, Yearbook, Arts Across the Curriculum,
Computer Programming,
Creative Writing,
Drama Productions,
Farm and Garden Arts,
Literary Magazine,
Musical Theater,
Orchestra/Strings,
Peer Ambassadors,
Recreational Games,
Senior Taught Electives,
Sports Analytics,
Stock Market Game,

School Notes

  • Falmouth Academy is guided by teachers who believe that students willing to work hard can meet the demands of a challenging core curriculum that explores English, history, science, mathematics, foreign language and the arts.
  • Our demands for academic rigor occur in a supportive and imaginative community. Because Falmouth Academy is a deliberately small school, students and adults are able to recognize the strengths and potential of each individual. The strong culture of respect and trust created by this close-knit environment allows each member of the community to pursue academic, artistic, and extra-curricular interests with enthusiasm and self-confidence. While we expect students to work hard, our school culture also encourages them to be appreciative and generous. We hope that our students will leave Falmouth Academy with a wider perspective on the human condition and prepared to sustain a love of learning. We also hope that they will have the courage to live thoughtful and principled lives.
  • The school has partner schools in France and Germany and benefits from its proximity to the international science community of Woods Hole.
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