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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

Don’t Miss These Spring Fine Arts Events!

The First Academy’s Fine Arts Department is excited for all of the upcoming fine arts events! Spring Art Exhibits will be showcasing the work of Visual Arts Students. The AP Studio Art Program... Read More.

Fine Arts: The Sky is the Limit!

With the new year flying by, The First Academy’s Fine Arts Department has been busy and is off to a great start! The Marching Royals returned home from a wonderful time at the Liberty Bowl in... Read More.

TFA’s NAHS Takes Over Windermere!

The First Academy's ‘Silent Performers’ are at it again! Our Chapter of the National Art Honor Society was invited by Vintage Realty to paint their office wall in Windermere! On Friday Night... Read More.

AP Studio Art 3D Live Mannequin Exhibit

AP Studio Art 3D Live Mannequin Exhibit On Friday, September 21st, Middle and Upper School students had the opportunity to escape into the world of art as they were able to stroll through a live... Read More.

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Athletics

NLI Signing Day with Baseball

College Bound Athlete Recognition

At The First Academy, our athletes participate in programs that aim to both further their skill and glorify God through interactions with teammates, fans, officials, and opponents. The goal of TFA... Read More.

NLI Signing Ceremony – November 14

On Wednesday, November 14 a few of The First Academy’s own student-athletes will be signing their official National Letters of Intent for the 2019-2020 academic year. This will be an exciting time... Read More.

Camaraderie Foundation Toy Drive for Veterans

2nd Annual Toy Drive

TFA Families, We are very excited to announce that we will be conducting our 2nd annual toy drive on Friday, October 26 at the varsity football game. With Veterans Day around the corner, we thought... Read More.

2018 Varsity Athletic Banquet Recap

Varsity Awards Ceremony At the end of every school year, in the 2nd week of May, the Royal Booster Association hosts an awards banquet in which we get to honor and recognize many people for... Read More.

A Momentous Occasion

At The First Academy, our athletes participate in programs that aim to both further their skill and glorify God through interactions with teammates, fans, officials, and opponents. The goal of TFA... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of December 21

pring Sports Tryout Dates Boys Weightlifting--> 9th - 12th - No tryout - Workouts start on Tuesday 1/9 (after school) Softball--> 1/22 Track & Field--> 1/22 Tennis--> 1/22 ... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of December 14

Events December 14: Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Apopka HS JV Boys Basketball @ Orlando Christian Prep MS Boys Soccer vs. Orangewood MS Girls Soccer vs. Orangewood 6th Grade Boys Basketball vs... Read More.

Athletics Blog, Week of December 7

Events December 7: Varsity Girls Basketball @ Wekiva HS MS Boys Soccer vs. Lake Highland Prep MS Girls Soccer vs. Windermere Prep December 8: Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Lake Gibson Varsity... 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

$84 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
25

TCS New Families Mix & Mingle

09:30 AM-10:30 AM
Meet in the TCS Office
Come and meet some of our veteran TCS families and get to know some of our new families

Jul
29

MS/US Band Camp

7/29 7:30 AM-8/2 4:00 PM

Jul
29

MS/US Band Camp

7/29 7:30 AM-8/2 4:00 PM

Jul
29

Middle School & Upper School Band Camp

7/29 7:30 AM-8/2 4:00 PM

Jul
29

9th – 12th Grade JV & Varsity Girls Volleyball Tryouts

05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Cramer Family Field House, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
29

Varsity Football Practice Starts

08:00 AM-11:00 AM

Jul
29

Varsity Cross Country practice starts

07:30 AM-08:30 AM
The First Academy Payne Stewart Athletic Complex, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
30

PRE – No School (Staff Preplanning)

7/30 7:30 AM-8/1 4:00 PM

Jul
30

New Family Tips and Tea

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
First Baptist Orlando, Cafe on the Rock, 3000 S John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
30

Parent Association Uniform Resale

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
The First Academy, Natalie Thomas Gymnasium, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
30

International Summer Institute

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

Jul
30

Uniform Resale

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Natalie Thomas Gymnasium

Jul
30

Uniform Resale at Natalie Thomas Gymnasium

10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Jul
30

New Family Tips and Tea

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
First Baptist Orlando, Cafe on the Rock, 3000 S John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
30

Parent Association Uniform Resale

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
The First Academy, Natalie Thomas Gymnasium, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

Jul
30

9th – 12th Grade Girls JV & Varsity Volleyball Tryouts (teams set)

05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Cramer Family Field House, 2667 Bruton Blvd, Orlando, FL 32805, USA

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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.