The Foundation Academy

  • Founded in 1988, The Foundation Academy is a private school in Jacksonville, Florida, whose mission is to educate children in an art-centered, project/inquiry-based, S.T.E.A.M. focused, family-like environment.
  • We believe in helping each student become a critical thinker and a lifelong learner.
  • TFA is fully accredited by SACS/CASI and includes a dual enrollement program.
  • We understand that this world is an integrated environment that overlaps the academic, artistic, emotional, physical and spiritual components. We mirror this integration in our curriculum to prepare students to succeed in today's world.
  • The Foundation Academy includes a working Aquaponic farm, organic gardens, art rooms and a black box theater.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1988
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students335 students
Student Body Typen/a
Students by GradeThe Foundation Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Advanced CoursesDual Enrollment
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,000
Tuition NotesScholarships Available!
Admissions DirectorFrankye Flowers

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsCross Country, Dance, SoccerCross CountryDance,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Walk, Cross Country, Drama

Club or Organization:
Farming

Arts and Music Programs:
Performing Arts

School Notes

  • Founded in 1988, The Foundation Academy is a private school in Jacksonville, Florida, whose mission is to educate children in an art-centered, project/inquiry-based, S.T.E.A.M. focused, family-like environment. We believe in helping each student become a critical thinker and a lifelong learner. TFA is fully accredited by SACS/CASI and includes a dual enrollement program. We understand that this world is an integrated environment that overlaps the academic, artistic, emotional, physical and spiritual components. We mirror this integration in our curriculum to prepare students to succeed in today's world. The Foundation Academy includes a working Aquaponic farm, organic gardens, art rooms and a black box theater. 
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