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 (2021)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 211 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1908

Student Body

Total Students
211 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade
Greenleaf Friends Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
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)

Finances and Admission

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

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 211 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $8,335 for elementary schools and $7,648 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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