Governor French Academy

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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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 113 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,940
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Governor French Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
113 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Governor French Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
Average SAT score
1210
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Nicole Barcinas

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Softball

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
It's a small school with personalized learning and dedicated teachers. Students are given many opportunities to excel with academic competitions, science fairs, Youth and Government, etc. They have a rigorous college prep program as opposed to only standardized test preparation common to many public schools.
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5  
I have 2 daughters at Governor French Academy (ages 8 & 5). Both girls were enrolled at age 4, so we've been a part of the school for several years now. I can honestly say that we absolutely love & appreciate the faculty & curriculum at GFA! The teachers are focused on providing the best education possible & I can see the progress in my children's learning & progress. I highly recommend this school!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 113 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,940
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in St. Clair County, IL is $4,671 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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