The First Academy’s Alma Mater

A city on a hillside,

A beacon in the night

Now stands our alma mater –

Proclaiming truth and right.


Depending on the promises

of Jesus Christ, the Son,

In whom our faith is anchored,

In whom the victory’s won.


His Word of hope now hidden

Securely in our hearts.

Though years of change may threaten,

His Word will not depart.


As workmen who have studied

And need not be ashamed,

Prepared as Christian leaders

We’re trusting in His name.


His character and wisdom –

The hallmark of our creed

Accepting our commission

To serve all those in need.


Together lift your voices

And sing in one accord,

Of this alma mater –

The mission of our Lord.

  • Our Mission

    The First Academy is a Christ-centered, college preparatory school whose mission is to prepare children for life as Christian leaders who choose character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service before self, and participation as a way of life.

  • Plan of Salvation

    Admit: “For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). Pray: Lord, I admit that I am a sinner in need of a Savior.

    Believe: “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).

    Call: For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

    Pray: Lord, I believe that Jesus died and shed His blood for my sins. I believe this in my heart and not just my head. “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved” (Romans 10:13).

    Pray: Lord, I call upon You to save me from my sins. I confess and repent of my sins. I know that Your Son, Jesus paid my debt on the cross—a debt I could never pay despite all my good works—and I thankfully accept Your gift of eternal life in Heaven that His death makes possible.