First Presbyterian Day School

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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 816 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Sports offered
School History

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
816 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
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
15 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 - $4,960, PK - $8,070; K - $9,790; Grades 1-5 - $15,540; Grades 6-8 - $15,990; Grades 9-12 - $16,770
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Kris Vaughn
Admissions Associate
Tammy Jones



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
31 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Beta Club, Chess Club, Chick-fil-a Leadership Academy, Community Service, Computer Gaming, Computer Programming, Environmental Club, FCA, High School Praise Team, History Club, 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), Video Game Club

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are First Presbyterian Day School often compared to?
First Presbyterian Day Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stratford Academy by visitors of our site.
What sports does First Presbyterian Day School offer?
First Presbyterian Day School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. First Presbyterian Day School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for most sports offered.
What is First Presbyterian Day School's ranking?
First Presbyterian Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for First Presbyterian Day School?
The application deadline for First Presbyterian Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 816 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Macon, GA is $6,872 for elementary schools and $7,396 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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