Flaming Sword Campus

  • FSCA is a premier educational leader in Cumberland County by being the first private school for students with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • FSCA was founded in August, 2002 and has been successfully meeting the needs of the community for over a decade.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll language based, mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students132 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Flaming Sword Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1159
Average ACT score20
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(blue jeans, t-shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition NotesTuition is all-inclusive; includes tuition, registration and resource fees. No hidden costs!
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,000
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Wanda Hatmaker
Admissions AssociateMr. Anthony Widner

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Agricultural Club, Foreign Language Club, Robotics Club, Visual Arts

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate Class

School Notes

  • FSCA serves students through a low teacher-student ration (1:10), direct and explicit instruction, multisensory learning experiences, assistance with organization, and a higher rate of individualized attention that is typically not offered in public or larger private schools.
  • FSCA's programs are not watered down versions of traditional schooling. There are no reduced expectations, but the programs emphasize individualized instruction. Supplemental material and unique scheduling arrangements have been carefully researched to match a wide variety of learning styles. The materials are presented in ways which really hit home, allowing them to grasp concepts and increase their knowledge.
  • FSCA has the distinction of being the only private school in Cumberland County that has a program specifically dedicated to students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, including autism. FSCA accommodates existing IEP's for students, or will develop an IEP, if needed.  We also are a recipient of the Disabilities Grant and the Opportunity Scholarship those who qualify under state guidelines.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great school for kids with mild learning disabilities or those that need more one on one attention. Flaming Sword changed my daughter's life. This was her third school after having issues with public and another private school. They understand the issues the children face and keep open communication. They understand that testing and trying different medications take time and can change behaviors. The teachers are intelligent, kind, and patient. They not only provide a great education, but also responsibility and life skills.
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My three grandsons attend Flaming Sword. The oldest who has Aspergers(mild autism) graduated with a 4.0 average. This school addressed his needs, his particular learning style, and his need for social interaction. The middle child has dyslexia and was behind in public school. Now he has completely caught up, makes honor role, and has leararned to play chess with one of the instructors. I cannot say enough good things about this school. I feel blessed that we found it. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants their child to have a top notch education.
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