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The First Academy is a Christ-centered, college preparatory, private school serving over 1,235 Central Florida students in pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade.

Since its founding in 1986, The First Academy has continued to grow the academic, fine arts, and athletic programs, helping elevate students to their highest levels of achievement. Developing character strength has led our young men and women to serve others in Orlando and across the globe.



Congratulations Caroline Wendzel

The First Academy junior, Caroline Wendzel has been awarded the Silver Key Award by the Scholastic Southeast Writing Region-at-Large for 2015  in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category. This... Read More.

Veterans Day Mural

TFA Veterans Day Mural

At the heart of The First Academy is gratefulness for all who serve our great country in the military. It has become a tradition to open our school to veterans who served our country in past wars by... Read More.

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Athletic Events, Week of 3/26

THURSDAY, 3/26 V Tennis at Bishop Moore (3:30p) MS Baseball at Trinity Prep (6:00p) V Boys LAX vs. Viera HS (6:00p) JV Baseball vs. Trinity Christian (6:00p) V Softball vs. Bishop Moore (6:30p... Read More.

Rowdy's Corner, March 26

Rowdy’s Corner, March 26

ROYALS TRACK & FIELD The First Academy Track & Field team is off to a hot start, leading the nation, state and classification in several different sprints and field events. The Royals and... Read More.

Athletics Events, 3/19 – 3/28

THURSDAY, 3/19 V Tennis vs. TFA-Leesburg (4:00p) MS Baseball vs. St. Barnabas (4:00p) JV Boys LAX vs. Montverde (5:30p) V Girls LAX vs. Celebration HS (7:00p) V Baseball vs. West Oaks Academy... Read More.

Rowdy's Corner, March 19

Rowdy’s Corner, March 19

ROYALS TRACK & FIELD The First Academy track senior Teahna Daniels continued to set new records this week, winning a national title at the New Balance Indoor Nationals and setting a... Read More.

Athletics Events, 3/12-3/20

Thursday, March 12 JV Baseball at Trinity Christian (4:00p) JV Softball vs. Cornerstone Charter (4:00p) JV Boys LAX at Montverde (5:30p) JV Girls LAX vs. Seminole HS (5:30p) V Girls LAX vs... Read More.

Rowdy's Corner, March 12, 2015

Rowdy’s Corner, March 12

ROYALS TRACK & FIELD TFA Track’s Teahna Daniels blazed her way to the fastest high school 100m dash time in the United States at last week’s Jeff Wentworth Invitational with a time of... Read More.

Athletic Events, Week of 3/5

Thursday, March 5 MS Tennis at Windermere Prep (4:00p) V Tennis vs. Cornerstone Charter (4:00p) JV Girls LAX vs. Dr. Phillips HS (5:30p) V Softball vs. Calvary Christian (6:00p) V Girls LAX vs... Read More.

The First Academy Softball Program

Rowdy’s Corner, March 5

ROYALS BASKETBALL A pair of Royals Basketball seniors have been named Florida Association of Basketball Coaches All-Stars, it has been announced. Gerrell Dickson and Fletcher Magee will... Read More.

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In 2007, TFA was selected to receive an inaugural

FHSAA Rozelle Sportsmanship Award

only one of seven schools honored in the state of Florida

$40 million

in scholarship offers since 2003.

131,000 hours

of Missions/Service completed around the world since 2003


of TFA graduates have been accepted to college



JV Boys Baseball vs. Cypress Creek

06:00 PM-08:00 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32805, United States


JV Girls Softball vs. CFCA

04:30 PM-06:30 PM
Central Florida Christian Academy, 700 Good Homes Road, Orlando, FL 32818, United States


Varsity Softball vs. Master’s Academy

06:30 PM-08:00 PM
The Master's Academy, 1500 Lukas Ln, Oviedo, FL 32765, United States


Upper School PTF Meeting

10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Student Center-Room 112


Middle School PTF Meeting

08:00 AM-8:15 AM
Student Center-Room 112


Lower School PTF Meeting

08:15 AM-09:15 AM
Student Center-Room 112


Varsity Tennis Regional Semi-Finals

12:00 AM-12:00 AM
To Be Determined


Monthly Prayer Time with TFA Dads

07:55 AM-08:10 AM
Gym Lobby


TCS Prospective Parent Meeting

10:00 AM-11:00 AM


US Chapel

09:35 AM-10:20 AM
Student Center


Varsity Softball vs. Waverly, TN

01:00 PM-02:30 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, United States


1st-3rd Gr. Chapel

01:00 PM-01:30 PM
C.Grosshans/D. Savage 8681 Event ID


US Spring Play – Promedy

07:00 PM-09:00 PM
MS Black Box Theatre


TCS PTF Meeting

08:15 AM-09:15 AM


Middle School Chapel

09:35 AM-10:20 AM
Henry Chapel, First Baptist Orlando, 3000 John Young Parkway, Orlando FL 32805
Guest Speaker: Jerry Chambers Topic: Biblical Perspective of Money


Lower School Chapel

09:00 AM-09:25 AM
Henry Chapel


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Giving Opportunities

In August of 1987, The First Academy committed to “preparing children for life as Christian leaders.” Through the faithfulness of God and the generosity of his people, The First Academy began impacting thousands of students’ lives. Since then, countless parents, grandparents and alumni have given generously, and today we ask that you, too, help make this possible.