French Camp Academy

Tel: (662)547-6482
Grades: 7-12 | 238 students
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French Camp Academy offers a variety of experiences and educational opportunities.
French Camp Academy is one of the best boarding schools in Mississippi, but it goes further than simply providing quality education. In fact, our mission is: French Camp Academy, a Christ-centered home and school, exists to serve young people and families for the glory of God.
FCA serves young people who are looking for a fresh start in life! Feeling lost in the crowd? Then French Camp may be just the place for you. French Camp's home-like atmosphere provides a venue for students to continue their education in preparation for future educational opportunities while learning from a Christian world and life view, thereby discovering who they are, their purpose in life, and all their unique qualities endowed by God.
Nestled in the southern pines of Mississippi, French Camp Academy offers life transforming activities through academics, athletics, astronomy, horsemanship, overseas and U.S.A. short-term mission trips, living life together, and many other adventures geared toward shaping you into the fantastic person God designed you to be.
Discover French Camp today, and rediscover who you are! One of the best Mississippi Boarding Schools!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1885

Student Body

Total Students 238 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 21
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants/shorts and shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,000
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Bruce Hosket
Admissions Associate Debbie Barlow

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Astronomy, Beta Club, Canoeing, Choral, Christian Bible Studies, Equestrian, Fishing, Mission Trips, Paint Ball, Pottery, Service Projects, Swimming, Table Tennis, Travel Choir Astronomy, Beta Club, Canoeing, Choral, Equestrian, Fishing, Mission Trips, Paint Ball, Pottery, Swimming, Table Tennis, Travel Choir, Christian Bible Studies,
Service Projects,

School Notes

  • Co-ed Christian boarding school for students looking for fresh beginnings
  • Largest observatory in Mississippi
  • 2013 State Championship Football and competitive athletics 
  • Equestrian Program with 28,000 square foot covered riding arena
  • An affordable Mississippi boarding school
  • Located on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway
  • 900 acres with walking wilderness trails
  • 30 acre lake with ropes course and zip line

Profile last updated: 08/01/2014

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