Senior Claire Luthy has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as one of only 16,000 students nationwide who qualified as a Semifinalist in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Acre campus for students pre-kindergarten - grade 12
Countries represented in our student body
Average class size allowing students to fully engage in the classroom
Faculty members holding advanced degrees
- 7:1 student-teacher ratio
- Science, technology, engineering, and math program beginning in kindergarten
- 60% of faculty members hold advanced degrees
- Service learning woven throughout pre-kindergarten - grade 12 with assistance from the Center for Philanthropic Studies
- Daily devotionals and weekly chapel in kindergarten - grade 4. Daily convocation in grades 5 - 12
- 700-seat theater with professional lighting and sound
- 57 athletic teams offered at the varsity, junior varsity, and middle school levels
Riley Casey '17"I'm excited for my future at Columbia University because I feel confident FRA has prepared me to do things well. I have gotten to figure out who I am, and I am very thankful for that."
“I've been here for 35 years, and I've become like family with my coworkers and coaching staffs and built lifelong relationships with students as I've watched them grow up. Over time, your roots grow deeper and deeper, and there is nothing that can replace that.”
Nia Williamson '19
“We wanted a place where people knew her and where she could be appreciated for her unique self but also be challenged to be her best self.” -Jim Williamson, Nia's father
"Almost everything I do now can be traced back to life lessons that began at FRA. One of the principles I preach on athletic fields and movie sets is everyone has the will to win, but the will to prepare is what counts. FRA prepares its students to win."
Nathaniel Browning, a eighth grader, recently led a service initiative in the middle school to raise $1200 for Hacienda of Hope located in Ecuador. Nathaniel engaged the entire middle school community by organizing a coin wars competition between grade levels to raise the money for educational supplies for the organization's school.
Franklin Road Academy is excited to welcome outstanding new faculty to our community. These exceptional educators bring experience, education, and a passion for FRA’s mission to provide a challenging educational experience within an inclusive Christian community.
Franklin Road Academy Names Tennessee Wrestling Icon as Head Coach
FRA’s athletic department is pleased to announce the hiring of Doug Newman as head wrestling coach.
While onsite to see her initiative, Opportunity Now, interns in action, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry joined Steve Fleming, director of Bethlehem Center of Nashville, in recognizing FRA’s leadership role in coordinating efforts to make the most of the center’s garden.
FRA hosts students from JT Moore, Oliver, and Croft Design Middle Schools for weeklong camps in its Innovation Lab.
Each year, FRA Middle School students participate in the National Math and Science Leagues. The purpose for the Math League, according to its website, is to “give students an educationally enriching opportunity to participate in an academically-oriented activity and to gain recognition for mathematical achievement.