French Camp Academy

Tel: (662)547-6482
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French Camp Academy Photo #1 - French Camp Academy offers a variety of experiences and educational opportunities.
  • French Camp Academy is one of the best boarding schools in Mississippi, but it goes further than simply providing quality education. In fact, our mission is: French Camp Academy, a Christ-centered home and school, exists to serve young people and families for the glory of God.
  • FCA serves young people who are looking for a fresh start in life! Feeling lost in the crowd Then French Camp may be just the place for you. French Camp's home-like atmosphere provides a venue for students to continue their education in preparation for future educational opportunities while learning from a Christian world and life view, thereby discovering who they are, their purpose in life, and all their unique qualities endowed by God.
  • Nestled in the southern pines of Mississippi, French Camp Academy offers life transforming activities through academics, athletics, astronomy, horsemanship, overseas and U.S.A. short-term mission trips, living life together, and many other adventures geared toward shaping you into the fantastic person God designed you to be.
  • Discover French Camp today, and rediscover who you are! One of the best Mississippi Boarding Schools!.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1885
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students238 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeFrench Camp Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
Average Class Size19 students
Average ACT score21
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants/shorts and shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,000
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorBruce Hosket
Admissions AssociateDebbie Barlow
Endowment Size$30 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Astronomy, Christian Bible Studies, Mission Trips, Service Projects

Club or Organization:
Beta Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choral, Pottery, Travel Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Canoeing, Equestrian, Fishing, Paint Ball, Quarter Horse Barrel Racing, Swimming, Table Tennis

School Notes

  • Co-ed Christian boarding school for students looking for fresh beginnings
  • Largest observatory in Mississippi
  • 2013 State Championship Football and competitive athletics 
  • Equestrian Program with 28,000 square foot covered riding arena
  • An affordable Mississippi boarding school
  • Located on the historic Natchez Trace Parkway
  • 900 acres with walking wilderness trails
  • 30 acre lake with ropes course and zip line
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  • Canton
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    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 291 students
    61.4 miles
    1 Nancy Drive
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-5231
    61.4 PK-12
    291
  • Steens
    Grades: NS-12 | 298 students
    62.5 miles
    6405 Military Rd
    Steens, MS 39766
    (662)328-7888
    62.5 NS-12
    298
  • Kosciusko
    Grades: PK-12 | 218 students
    19.8 miles
    Po Box 742
    Kosciusko, MS 39090
    (662)289-2304
    19.8 PK-12
    218
  • Piney Woods
    Grades: 9-12 | 147 students
    90.7 miles
    5096 Highway 49 S
    Piney Woods, MS 39148
    (601)845-2214
    90.7 9-12
    147
  • Clarksdale
    Grades: PK-6 | 102 students
    92.6 miles
    150 Florence Ave
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    (662)624-4239
    92.6 PK-6
    102

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