FRA is a coeducational independent school in Nashville offering pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade students from 15 different countries a challenging educational experience within an inclusive Christian community.

780

Students pre-kindergarten through grade 12

7:1

Student-teacher ratio

21%

Students of color

$1.6 Million

Need-based aid awarded in 2016-17

Academic

  • Class of 2017 graduates attending colleges in 18 states
  • 60% of faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 60% of students take at least one AP course
  • 18 AP courses and 15 Honors courses offered in upper school
  • Average class size is 15
  • $1.6 million awarded in need-based aid in 2016-17
  • Interim program for international travel, job shadowing, and community involvement in upper school
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancED

Spiritual & Service

  • Daily convocation in grades 5 - 12
  • Daily devotions & weekly chapel in pre-kindergarten - grade 4
  • Academy-wide Spiritual Emphasis Week
  • 1,100+ hours of community service contributed by the Class of 2017
  • Best Buddies International Chapter of the Year in 2016
  • Mission trips for grades 9 - 12
  • Turner Fellowship paid internship scholarship program for rising seniors to work with local non-profit organizations
  • 15 upper school students received Presidential Volunteer Service Award in 2016

Athletics & Arts

  • 56 sports teams offered at varsity, junior varsity, and middle school levels
  • 14% of class of 2016 are playing collegiate sports
  • Collegiate-level track and field facility, multi-purpose synthetic turf field, synthetic football field, natural grass soccer field, baseball and softball fields, and 4 gymnasiums
  • 700-seat theater with professional lighting and sound
  • More than 10% of Class of 2017 continuing arts in college
  • 20+ arts shows throughout the year featuring vocal, theatre, instrumental, dance and visual arts

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