Upper School mission trips are a great way to get involved with your community and abroad. Take a moment to read through the opportunities offered in the past.

Dominican Republic Trip

Families with students of all ages were invited to join us in the Dominican Republic. The First Academy has partnered with the Mission Emanuel ministry in its focus to transform the community with Christ. Families will stay in a newly renovated hotel with modern accommodations, meals are included.


On this five-day trip to Santo Domingo the group experienced:

Space was limited and the cost roughly $855 per person. The cost does not include airfare (MCO to SDQ).

  • 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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