The First Academy Fine Arts

The Fine Arts have a long and successful history at The First Academy. TFA Fine Arts encompass the following Upper and Middle School areas: BAND includes Beginning band, Intermediate Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, and Jazz Band. Band students have received the highest possible ratings at both ACSI and FBA assessments at the District and State levels in Marching, Concert, solo and small ensemble. STEEL DRUMS are offered starting in 4th grade. Royal Steel, our advanced steel drum band, has achieved superior ratings at the State level since its inception. THEATRE students may study Performing Arts and Ensemble as electives from 7th to 8th grade. Middle School Theatre students produce one full length production.. VISUAL ARTS middle school students may take courses covering ceramic and drawing in 7th and 8th grade. Work is featured in TFA-sponsored art shows throughout the school year and various community venues. TFA artists have received awards and accolades from the Winter Park Art Festival, the Windermere Rotary Art Show, and the Downtown Rotary Sidewalk Painting Festival.

  • Facts at a Glance

    • 21,102

      Volunteer hours given by the Upper School Students last year.
    • 1,460

      Alumni since 1986.
  • The First Academy is Accredited by:

    • Florida Council of Independent Schools
    • Florida Kindergarten Council
    • Southern Association of Independent Schools
    • AdvancEd Southern Association of Colleges & Schools
    • Council on Educational Standards & Accountability
    • Association of Christian Schools International
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