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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Greenleaf Friends Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Idaho for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1908

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Greenleaf Friends Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Idaho Distance Learning Academy - Dual College Credit Available
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Chapel Day -Collared shirt for boys, Dresses or dress slacks and tops for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Average 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 Director
Bev Chapman
Admissions Associate
Mel Beers
Endowment Size
$0.4 million

Sports

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Greenleaf Friends Academy cost?
Greenleaf Friends Academy's tuition is approximately $5,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Greenleaf Friends Academy?
The acceptance rate of Greenleaf Friends Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 89%.
What sports does Greenleaf Friends Academy offer?
Greenleaf Friends Academy offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting.
What is Greenleaf Friends Academy's ranking?
Greenleaf Friends Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Idaho for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Greenleaf Friends Academy?
The application deadline for Greenleaf Friends Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $9,059 for elementary schools and $9,092 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Idaho is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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