Governor French Academy

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Governor French Academy Photo #1 - WYSE Academic Challenge Team 2014
  • Governor French Academy is a coeducational college-preparatory school for students in Kindergarten Preparatory through grade 12. Governor French Academy seeks to perform three specific services to the parents of serious students: the finest preparation for college and advanced educational work; complete preparation for college testing procedures; and professional and detailed assistance for parents in obtaining substantial college financial aid.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students160 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Governor French Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Average SAT score1210
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,940
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNicole Barcinas

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
Cross CountryVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Youth and Government

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Softball
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belleville
    Grades: PK-12 | 48 students
    0.4 miles
    413 E Main St
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618)234-3391
    0.4 PK-12
    48
  • Belleville
    Grades: PK-K | 25 students
    3.3 miles
    2360 Country Rd
    Belleville, IL 62221
    (618)235-4289
    3.3 PK-K
    25
  • Fairview Heights
    Grades: PK-12 | 88 students
    4.4 miles
    5100 N Illinois St
    Fairview Heights, IL 62208
    (618)825-0609
    4.4 PK-12
    88
  • Belleville
    Grades: 8-12 | 50 students
    1.2 miles
    423 Lucinda Ave
    Belleville, IL 62221
    (618)234-3620
    1.2 8-12
    50
  • Belleville
    Grades: NS-8 | 240 students
    1.3 miles
    1108 Lebanon Avenue
    Belleville, IL 62221
    (618)235-4066
    1.3 NS-8
    240

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,345 for elementary schools and $11,854 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).