First Impressions Academy Photo #1 - Our Preschool Building
First Impressions Academy Photo #1 - Our Preschool Building
First Impressions Academy serves 294 students in grades Prekindergarten-8. The student:teacher of First Impressions Academy is 11:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

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First Impressions Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
294 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
First Impressions Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Lands End Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Preschool varies on schedule and days in the month. K-8th is a flat rate with sibling discounts available.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
We offer intensive summer school program and summer camps.
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christy Pettit
Admissions Associate
Teresa Clayton


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Botany Club, Computer Keyboarding, Yearbook Club, Yoga Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Guitar, Violin and Cello

School Notes

  • First Impressions Academy is a small, unique private school in Fayetteville, NC dedicated to providing children with a high-quality education, from preschool through middle school. Our class sizes are small, so your child will get the individual attention he or she deserves and needs for academic success. Our teachers are highly qualified with degrees in their field, as we hold high expectations for the educational achievement of our faculty. We believe our students deserve the best!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does First Impressions Academy cost?

First Impressions Academy's tuition is approximately $5,700 for private students and $500 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of First Impressions Academy?

The acceptance rate of First Impressions Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 87%.

Does First Impressions Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, First Impressions Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is First Impressions Academy's ranking?

First Impressions Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for First Impressions Academy?

The application deadline for First Impressions Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Fayetteville, NC is $6,330 for elementary schools and $6,460 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fayetteville, NC is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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