Greenleaf Friends Academy

  • Greenleaf Friends Academy mission is to "inspire students to think clearly, act responsibly and serve passionately." School verse: "Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." Romans 12:2
  • Established in 1908, Greenleaf Friends Academy (GFA) is the oldest private school in Idaho and known throughout the Northwest for its academic excellence, outstanding music and athletic programs, and uncompromising Christian values. Christian schooling is an investment in your young person's future. At GFA, we not only prepare students for college, but for a life that will bring glory to God.
  • Our students learn that with God's power and grace -- whether they experience success or joy or encounter adversity and disappointment -- they can confidently face every situation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
AdvancED
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Greenleaf Friends Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesIdaho Distance Learning Academy - Dual College Credit Available
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Chapel Day -Collared shirt for boys, Dresses or dress slacks and tops for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
Tuition NotesAverage Tuition of $5000. High School $5800, Middle School 5300, Elementary $4800
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,600
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBev Chapman
Admissions AssociateMel Beers
Endowment Size$0.4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballCross Country,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Academy Choir, Drama, Intermezzo Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Club Sports

School Notes

  • Greenleaf Friends Academy mission is to "inspire students to think clearly, act responsibly and serve passionately."  School verse:  "Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind."  Romans 12:2
  • Established in 1908, Greenleaf Friends Academy (GFA) is known throughout the Northwest for its academic excellence, outstanding music and athletic programs, and uncompromising Christian values. Christian schooling is an investment in your young person's future. At GFA, we not only prepare students for college, but for a life that will bring glory to God. Our students learn that with God's power and grace -- whether they experience success or joy or encounter adversity and disappointment -- they can confidently face every situation.
  • Accredited by AdvanEd and approved by Idaho State Department of Education

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