Grades: NS-12 | 143 students
FSCA is a premier educational leader in Cumberland County by being the first private school for students with autism and other developmental disabilities.
FSCA was founded in August, 2002 and has been successfully meeting the needs of the community for over a decade.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||All language based, mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism|
|Total Students||143 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||21 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(blue jeans, t-shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,000|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$75|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Dr. Wanda Hatmaker|
|Admissions Associate||Mrs. Terri Becker|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chorus, Drama Club, Foreign Language Club, Karate Class, Robotics Club Chorus, Drama Club, Karate Class, Robotics Club, Foreign Language Club,
- FSCA serves students through a low teacher-student ration (1:10), direct and explicit instruction, multisensory learning experiences, assistance with organization, and a higher rate of individualized attention that is typically not offered in public or larger private schools.
- FSCA's programs are not watered down versions of traditional schooling. There are no reduced expectations, but the programs emphasize individualized instruction. Supplemental material and unique scheduling arrangements have been carefully researched to match a wide variety of learning styles. The materials are presented in ways which really hit home, allowing them to grasp concepts and increase their knowledge.
- FSCA has the distinction of being the only private school in Cumberland County that has a program specifically dedicated to students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism. FSCA accommodates existing IEP's for students, or will develop an IEP, if needed. We also are a recipient of the Disabilities Grant and the Opportunity Scholarship those who qualify under state guidelines.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
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1422 Ireland Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304
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6548 Rockfish Road
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Fayetteville, NC 28311
FayettevilleGrades: NS-12 | 180 students
3727 Rosehill Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311
FayettevilleGrades: K-12 | 812 students
908 S Mcpherson Church Rd
Fayetteville, NC 28303
My three grandsons attend Flaming Sword. The oldest who has Aspergers(mild autism) graduated with a 4.0 average. This school addressed his needs, his particular learning style, and his need for social interaction. The middle child has dyslexia and was behind in public school. Now he has completely caught up, makes honor role, and has leararned to play chess with one of the instructors. I cannot say enough good things about this school. I feel blessed that we found it. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants their child to have a top notch education.
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