First Coast Academy

First Coast Academy High School, a division of Atlantic International Institute, Inc. First Coast Academy High School provides high quality correspondence high school educational programs to help students from throughout the world earn their high school diploma entirely through distance learning or online.
First Coast Academy is a complete high school, registered with the Florida Department of Education.
Through our program, you get a diploma instead of just a piece of paper showing you passed a GED equivalency examination.
Our distance learning method is endorsed by the United States Department of Education and is successfully used by leading universities across the country as well as all the U.S. Armed Forces.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $545
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

First Coast Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1999

Student Body

Total Students
300 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
First Coast Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Donna Speegle
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does First Coast Academy cost?
First Coast Academy's tuition is approximately $545 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of First Coast Academy?
The acceptance rate of First Coast Academy is 85%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What is First Coast Academy's ranking?
First Coast Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for First Coast Academy?
The application deadline for First Coast Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is First Coast Academy located?
First Coast Academy is located in the Riverside neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL. There are 2 other private schools located in Riverside.

School Reviews

Endorse First Coast Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Successful Uses of AI in the Classroom
Successful Uses of AI in the Classroom
Gain insights into striking the right balance between leveraging AI tools and preserving the irreplaceable role of human teachers.
How to Study for an Exam
How to Study for an Exam
Discover proven strategies for high school juniors and seniors to study effectively and excel in exams. From time management techniques to active learning strategies, this article provides essential tips for success. Get ready to boost your grades and conquer your exams with confidence!
Rolling Admissions
April 25, 2024
Rolling Admissions
Discover why many institutions opt for rolling admissions and how it can offer flexibility and opportunities for applicants throughout the year.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 300 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $545
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Jacksonville, FL is $9,808 for elementary schools and $10,520 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jacksonville, FL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Related School Videos

Quick Links