Franklin Road Academy
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked TN School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 1,040 students
- Average class size: 14 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Franklin Road Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:
Academics and Faculty
Uniform Dress Code - Khaki pants/Plaid Skirt
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Best Buddies, Books and Movies Club, Business Club, Emerging Leaders, Entrepreneurship Club, Fishing Club, Forensics, Interact Club, Latin Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Newspaper, Robotics Club, Science Club, Science Olympiad, Student Ambassadors
Arts and Music Programs:
3D Design, Ceramics, Choir, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Performing Arts
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Lower School Cross Country
- Franklin Road Academy is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, co-educational independent school offering the unique combination of a challenging and supportive educational experience in an inclusive Christian environment. FRA is a place where students are encouraged to think critically, act with integrity, and lead in service to others. There are currently 756 students enrolled in grades pre-K-12. While many students begin attending FRA as early as pre-kindergarten, there are multiple entry points; therefore, students come from a variety of backgrounds and sending schools. The overall student population represents 44 zip codes and 12 countries, and 21% of students receive need-based financial aid totaling approximately $1.6 million. FRA has a 100% college acceptance rate and 1/5 of the student body are students of color.
- The 57-acre campus, 56 sports teams, several arts studios, and nearly 2,000 square foot Innovations Lab allow students to pursue any interest in academics, athletics, arts, the STEM field, and more.
- Students participate in regular chapels and convocations, and each division has a special partnership with the Center for Philanthropic Studies, inspiring future leaders with servant hearts. Each year, students engage in Spiritual Emphasis Week, a week full of speakers and service opportunities, and Interim, a week-long experience where students travel abroad, do mission work, take a class, or shadow a professional in the area of their choice.
- FRA has many unique programs, such as the Nissan English Language Learners Program (a program designed specifically for children whose parents work at Nissan to help them learn English and adjust to this transition), the Chinese and Guatemalan exchange programs, and Heart to Heart (a program designed for students with Down syndrome to enjoy school with their peers and receive individualized attention from the Heart to Heart staff).
- FRA is accredited through AdvancED (formerly Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) and is a member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). FRA is also a member of National Association of College Admissions Counseling and complies with the Statement of Principles and Good Practices.
Frequently Asked Questions
What sports does Franklin Road Academy offer?
Franklin Road Academy offers 19 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Franklin Road Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for most sports offered.
What is Franklin Road Academy's ranking?
Franklin Road Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Franklin Road Academy?
The application deadline for Franklin Road Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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