First Presbyterian Day School Photo #1 - Second grade students study frogs and toads in our educational gardens.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #1 - Second grade students study frogs and toads in our educational gardens.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #2 - Students enjoy collaborative learning opportunities in FPD's three engaging science labs.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #3 - Active and engaged learning using tablet technology in order to equip students for college and careers in the digital age.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #4 - FPD offers a comprehensive fine arts program with a range of art opportunities.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #5 - FPD's athletic program has been ranked the #1 private school athletic program in Middle Georgia three years in a row.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #6 - Outdoor exploration and field trips are always enjoyed by our students. Pictured is a beach and marsh exploration trip to Jekyll Island, Geogia by our fourth grade students.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #7 - FPD elementary students enjoy FPD's brand new playground! Outdoor play is an important part of FPD's educational experience - teaching gross motor skills, teamwork, and cooperation.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #8 - Elementary Strings program starting in kindergarten!
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #9 - Through our Bible Buddies program, upper school students mentor younger students, read stories together, learn Bible verses, and share time together.
First Presbyterian Day School Photo #10 - Community Service is a big part of the FPD experience. Students learn how to use their God-given talents to give back and serve others. FPD students lead various camps for community groups, serve on mission trips, and participate in a variety of outreach opportunities.
FPD defines our Profile of a Graduate as a lifelong learner, challenged by the gospel, equipped for wellness, self-aware and growing, engaged and persuasive, and sensitive to others.
Achieving this goal requires a curriculum that exposes students to a thoughtful sequence of study, building a foundation of knowledge in each discipline and encouraging thoughtful analysis and application.
Our high school offers an academically challenging curriculum underpinned by sound biblical principles.
When FPD students graduate, they are prepared to attend some our nation`s finest colleges and universities with a firm foundation in their faith and academic abilities.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 821 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

First Presbyterian Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003, 2012, 2015

Student Body

Total Students
821 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
First Presbyterian Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Latin - Vergil, Physics 1, Physics 2, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art - 2D, Studio Art - 3D, Studio Art - Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
3K - $4,820, PK - $7,840; K - $9,520; Grades 1-5 - $14,990; Grades 6-8 - $15,530; Grades 9-12 - $16,290
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Kris Vaughn
Admissions Associate
Tammy Jones



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
28 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Beta Club, Chess Club, Chick-fil-a Leadership Academy, Community Service, Computer Gaming, Environmental Club, FCA, High School Praise Team, Honor Council, Latin Club, Math Team, Middle School Praise Team, Middle School Robotics, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Pickleball, Robotics, Student Activity Council, Student Leadership (Project LEAD)

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Bands, Dance - Band Auxiliaries, Dance - Hip Hop, Dance - Prop, Jazz Bands, Marching Band, Theatre

School Notes

  • First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education based on a Christian world and life view. The elementary school has been recognized as a nation Blue Ribbon School and the upper school was recognized as an exemplary Christian secondary program in a study published jointly by CSI and ACSI. The academic program is comprehensive but founded in the traditional liberal arts and sciences. Many opportunities in the Fine Arts are available, both during the school day and through extracurricular involvement. A wide variety of athletic, academic, and service opportunities are available and are considered critical parts of the school program. FPD sports and literary teams currently compete interscholastically in the Georgia High School Association, Division A, Region 7.
Profile last updated: 09/29/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 821 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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