Frederica Academy

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Frederica Academy is a coeducational, nondenominational, independent, college preparatory day school offering the highest quality education for students of all races, creeds, and nationalities.
The mission of Frederica Academy is to prepare students who are of average or above average ability and who aspire to a higher education to realize their potential and to respond to the expectations of a democratic society.
Each student is viewed as unique so that special qualities may be recognized and developed. The school fosters an atmosphere where high moral standards of conduct within the Judeo-Christian tradition are practiced, and there is a stated honor code.
Support from parents and the community is actively sought in maintaining these high moral and academic standards throughout the learning process and in the learning environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students392 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Frederica Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1260
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorHelen Rentz


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBalletBaseball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Carpe Vitam, Chess Club, Cultural Awareness Club, Debate Club, FA Student Ambassadors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Honor Council, Latin Club, Literary Team, Math Team, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Science Bowl, Service Council, Singing Club, Spanish Club, STEM Club, Student Government, World Language and Culture Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drum Corp, Musical Theater, Odyssey of the Mind, Strings Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Indoor soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brunswick
    Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
    6.3 miles
    4265 Norwich Street Ext
    Brunswick, GA 31520
    (912) 264-5491
    6.3 PK-12
  • Saint Simons Island
    Grades: PK-8 | 126 students
    1.6 miles
    1060 Coquina Circle
    Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
    (912) 634-8177
    1.6 PK-8
  • Brunswick
    Grades: PK-12 | 219 students
    5 miles
    4231 Us Highway 17 N
    Brunswick, GA 31525
    (912) 264-4546
    5 PK-12
  • Brunswick
    Grades: PK-8 | 194 students
    5.3 miles
    1121 Union St
    Brunswick, GA 31520
    (912) 265-9470
    5.3 PK-8
  • Saint Marys
    Advance Learning Center
    Advance Learning Center Photo - A couple of our graduates.
    Special Education School (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 51 students
    34.4 miles
    3451 Charlie Smith Sr Hwy
    Saint Marys, GA 31558
    (912) 882-5327
    34.4 K-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (9 reviews)
Our daughter attended Frederica Academy for the 5th-grade. We had an AMAZING experience and had hoped she would graduate from there. Unfortunately, we are moving out of state and we will have fond memories of Frederica Academy. The staff are exceptional (especially Mrs. Holt) they all truly care about the students. We recommend Frederica Academy and are sad to leave paradise...posted-Parent
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Our children have attended Frederica Academy for the past 20 years and I couldn`t imagine a better place to watch my children be taught not only academically , but socially as well. We have a daughter that has gone on to college and is flourishing. We have three more to go and feel very blessed to have Frederica as an option in our community.
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Frederica is a small school with a variety of offerings. Safe environment, small class size and excellent teachers. From lower school to high school,there is a sense of connection and community. Strong rigor and opportunities to be challenged at all grade levels. Support for extra help and extra work. Excellent Academic center and college counseling.
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Outstanding prepatory school with high academic rigor and hands on college counseling beginning in 9th grade. School`s philosophy runs throughout all programs and enables all students to become engaged, developed and involved within our local community and reach outside to areas beyond. Personal attention to the individual learner and academic preparedness for future skills begins in middle school. Administration knows each and every child well.
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Frederica Academy is a great school and worth every penny!! It is a safe environment with layers of security in place, excellent and caring teachers who are producing very smart and well rounded young men and women. College acceptance rate of 100% to top rated colleges like UNC, UVa, GA Tech, Villanova, Davidson, UGa, to name a few. Our son has attended since first grade and will begin high school in there in the Fall.
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Frederica Academy offers unparalleled access to quality academics and individualized learning. Every morning, our children look forward to what a day at Frederica means for them...a safe nurturing environment that is both academically engaging and personally enriching!
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Our son is about to complete Middle School at FA and has been a student there since first grade. Frederica Academy (K-12) offers a safe environment, excellent teachers and academics, small classroom sizes, and an arts and sports program as well. We have observed that every graduating senior goes to a good college and to name a few : scholarships to UNC, UGa, GaTech, UVa, Emory, SMU, Davidson , etc. This is a great school.
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Our son has attended Frederica Academy since Kindergarten, and will be a Junior in High School next week. We are pleased with his experience at F.A., and look forward to sharing his journey as he approaches the graduation stage in 2019. We recommend Frederica Academy and appreciate this small college preparatory school on our island in Southeast Georgia.
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Excellent School! One of the best in the state! Our son is so prepared for college.
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