First Presbyterian Day School

  • First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education founded in a Christian world view.
  • "Educating and equipping students to change the world for God's glory.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1970
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003, 2012, 2015

Student Body

Total Students842 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeFirst Presbyterian Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, European History, French Language, 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 CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPK - $7,120; K - $8,670; Grades 1-5 - $13,620; Grades 6-8 - $14,100; Grades 9-12 - $14,750
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorCheri Frame

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
MarksmanshipSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Debate, Environmental Club, FCA, Honor Council, Latin Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, 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.

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    0.6 miles
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    Macon, GA 31220
    (478)477-8073
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    2.4 miles
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    Macon, GA 31216
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