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About us

The First Academy is a Christ-centered, college preparatory, private school serving over 1,450 Central Florida students from preschool through high school.

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.

Arts

Congratulations McKenzie McNeil!

Congratulations to McKenzie McNeil for winning the "Best in Show" award at the 2015 District V Thespian Festival. McKenzie is a senior at TFA and has been involved in theatre for six years. She has... Read More.

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Disney’s Candlelight Processional

In September, a group of sixteen Upper School students sang for in an audition video (above) in the hopes that Disney would select our school to participate in the Disney Candlelight Processional at... Read More.

Why the Arts Matter in School

Written By: Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School Several years ago, Stanford University published the results of a study demonstrating why the arts matter in school. While many schools are cutting... Read More.

Making TFA History

Alumnus Stephen Whitaker, son of Dr. & Mrs. Steve Whitaker, recently finished directing The Odd Couple by Neil Simon which had a successful run April 23-25 in the new Black Box Theatre. This... Read More.

Congrats 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.

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Athletics

Athletics Blog, Week of May 18th

Varsity Awards Ceremony Congratulations to all of our awards winners at this year's varsity awards banquet! For a recap of some of our more prestigious awards, please... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of May 11th

ummerQuest 2017 Summer will be here before we know it, and SummerQuest is back for another year at TFA! We have added several new camps this year, as well as brought back camp favorites from... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of May 4th

ummerQuest 2017 Summer will be here before we know it, and SummerQuest is back for another year at TFA! We have added several new camps this year, as well as brought back camp favorites from... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of April 27th

ummerQuest 2017 Summer will be here before we know it, and SummerQuest is back for another year at TFA! We have added several new camps this year, as well as brought back camp favorites from... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of April 20th

Announcements Congratulations to TFA senior, Morgan Baxendale, on being named Spectrum Sports Athlete of the Year for Girls Golf! Morgan will be one of the several student-athletes honored at the... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of April 13th

Announcements Congratulations to TFA senior, Morgan Baxendale, on being named Spectrum Sports Athlete of the Year for Girls Golf! Morgan will be one of several student-athletes honored at the annual... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of April 6th

Royal Golf Classic How would you like to have an unforgettable day playing golf with friends and associates as you support the TFA Royal Golf Classic and the Athletic Program. Our event will take... 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

$70 million

in scholarship offers since 2003.

151,000 hours

of Missions/Service completed around the world since 2003

100%

of TFA graduates have been accepted to college

Events

Jul
21

PRE: Last Day of Summer Camp Session II

7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Jul
21

TFA/TCS/TFH Offices Closed

07:30 AM-04:00 PM
TFA, TCS, & TFH offices will be closed on Fridays running from June 9th- July 28th (8 total...

Jul
24

PRE – TFA Closed (No School)

7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Jul
24

New Family Orientation #2

08:00 AM-11:00 AM
The First Academy, Black Box Theatre, Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL, United States

Jul
25

PRE – Staff Preplanning (No School)

7/25 7:30 AM-7/27 4:00 PM

Jul
25

New Family Orientation #3

08:00 AM-11:00 AM
The First Academy, Black Box Theatre, Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL, United States

Jul
25

International Summer Institute

7/25 7:30 AM-7/28 4:00 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
26

New Teacher Orientation

7/26 7:30 AM-8/1 4:00 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
27

K4-4th Gr. New Family Social Event

04:00 PM-07:00 PM
Monkey Joe's

Jul
28

PRE – Meet-The-Teacher

09:00 AM-10:00 AM

Jul
31

PRE – First Day of School

7:30 AM-4:00 PM

Jul
31

PRE – Boo Hoo Breakfast

7/31 09:15 AM-8/1 10:15 AM

Jul
31

Preschool – First Day of School

7:30 AM-4:00 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Aug
01

Admissions Tips & Tea

10:00 AM-10:30 AM
First Baptist Orlando, South John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL, United States-Cafe on the Rock

Aug
02

Faculty & Staff Pre-Planning

8/2 7:30 AM-8/4 4:00 PM
The First Academy, 2667 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Aug
04

TFH New Family Orientation

12:30 PM-01:00 PM

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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.