Franklin Road Academy is Nashville’s independent school option that places value on education. It’s a unique educational experience in an inclusive Christian community. While some schools offer a faith-based education and others can provide a great education in an independent educational institute, the Franklin Road Academy does both well.
Students are encouraged to be engaged in all areas of school starting as young as kindergartners up to seniors in high school. If you want your children develop their minds, bodies and spirits, FRA may be the private school for you.
About Franklin Road Academy
FRA believes in more than academic success and college placement; they want your students to be well prepared for success with a strong sense of purpose and a desire to make a difference in the world.
The admissions process at FRA includes requesting more information by phone or online from the admission team. You’ll then need to tour the campus or attend an Open House event held in November and January.
Then you can complete the application and have your students, if in grades 5-12, complete the Independent School Entrance Exam. Upon success of these tasks, a final interview will take place with the Lower School Dean for grades 1-4 or Middle and Upper School Dean for grades 5 through 12.
Programs of Study
For the athletic student, enjoy options including hockey, softball, volleyball, baseball and much more. There are organizations like the service club, spiritual life committee, student council, recycling club, etc. performing arts, physical education, library, world languages and technology are all important at the Academy.
Lower school students will learn language, math, motor coordination, socialization, handwriting and more. Middle and upper school students will learn humanities, enrichments, technology, math, science, arts, and religious studies.
With 850 students enrolled, Franklin Road Academy has a focus for each grade level from PreK-12th grade. The education is a co-educational, college-prep Academy that instills a Christian environment, a lifelong love of learning and academic excellence.
If you’re looking for a great private school for your children in Nashville, check out FRA located at 4700 Franklin Pike.
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