Faith Academy

  • Faith Academy offers an interdenominational Christian education in a safe, clean, orderly environment. Accredited by Alabama Independent School Association and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Faith has received the AISA Blue Ribbon School Award for the past 13 years.
  • Award Winning Band, Choral and Drama Programs Competitive Sports for Boys and Girls in Grades 3-12

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Faith Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1969
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Student Body

Total Students1,687 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Faith Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses1 course
Advanced CoursesCalculus
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,696
Tuition Notes Tuition is payable over 12 months. Other fees depending on grade level and course options.
Admissions DirectorPenny Skelton
Admissions AssociateCarrie Meredith


Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club, Heart for Life, National Honor Society (NHS), Robotics Team, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government Association (SGA), Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Choir, Drama Class, Symphonic Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Soccer (Gr 1-6)

School Notes

  • Must have "C" average upon enrollment Must have clean discipline record upon enrollment Must have acceptable attendance record upon enrollment Must present transcript upon interview
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mobile
    Grades: NS-12 | 726 students
    6.5 miles
    4255 Cottage Hill Road
    Mobile, AL 36609
    6.5 NS-12
  • Mobile
    Knollwood Christian Academy
    Knollwood Christian Academy Photo - Knollwood Christian Academy | Mobile, AL
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: NS-8 | 196 students
    4.9 miles
    1501 Knollwood Dr
    Mobile, AL 36609
    4.9 NS-8
  • Mobile
    Mobile Christian School
    Mobile Christian School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Grades: PK-12
    5.7 miles
    5900 Cottage Hill Road
    Mobile, AL 36609
    5.7 PK-12
  • Mobile
    Grades: PK-8 | 241 students
    2.6 miles
    7150 Hitt Road
    Mobile, AL 36695
    2.6 PK-8
  • Mobile
    Grades: PK-12 | 741 students
    5.8 miles
    1400 University Blvd
    Mobile, AL 36693
    5.8 PK-12

School Reviews

We have a rambunctious 8 year old boy who has attended Faith since K-4. Every single teacher he has had managed to inspire him to achieve good grades including A+ conduct. They have all been loving and nurturing and have helped to develop his love for Christ. We couldn`t be any more please with the value of education he is receiving.
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The average private school tuition in Mobile, AL is $6,184 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).