Congratulations to our National Merit Commended Students

Congrats to Cameron Koon, Sophia Dziekan, and Connor Riley in the Class of 2022 for their recognition in the National Merit Program. Of the 1.5 million entrants around the world, some 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT® Selection Index scores qualify for this recognition. We are so proud of them for this achievement.

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).

The First Academy Affiliations

TFA is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

¹ACSI………………………………………Association of Christian Schools International

✝ASCD…………………………………..Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

✝CESA……………………………………Council on Educational Standards & Accountability

✝ISM………………………………………Independent School Management

¹FCIS……………………………………….Florida Council of Independent Schools

¹SAIS……………………………………….Southern Association of Independent Schools

✝NASSP…………………………………National Association of Secondary School Principals

✝SACAC………………………………..Southern Association for College Admission Counseling

✝NACAC……………………………….National Association for College Admission Counseling
ACSI's Examplary Accredited Notice

 

¹SACS / CASI   Southern Association of Colleges and Schools /
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement
✝- Membership            ¹ – Accreditation

AP Scholars

We are excited to share that 92 Upper School students were recognized as CollegeBoard’s AP scholars for various levels. We are proud of this special recognition and we believe that our students are making a positive impact on our AP program.

Award Levels

You can see your award by logging in to your CollegeBoard account where you viewed your AP scores.

Distinguished Awards

2018 Best Private School of Orlando Magazine

  • 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