At a Glance

Offering Exceptional Opportunities Since 1970

At Fayetteville Academy, we pride ourselves on upholding a tradition of academic excellence that began in 1970. The Academy is the only independent, non-sectarian, PK – 12th grade school in Cumberland County. We provide a unique learning environment where children are encouraged to explore every opportunity, set and exceed expectations, and expand their knowledge base daily.  Small class sizes, a safe and caring atmosphere, and numerous extracurricular activities ensure that each child at the Academy receives a unique educational experience. Click HERE to view the 2016-2017 School Profile.

2017-2018 School Overview Calendar

  • 13 to 1 student-teacher ratio
  • SAT scores exceed local, state, and national averages
  • 49% of faculty and staff hold advanced degrees
  • Annually, approximately 30% of our students receive more than $503,000 in financial aid 
  • Typically, 100% of our students are accepted to four-year colleges and universities. College acceptances since 2011: 
    American University, Amherst College, Appalachian State University, Arizona State University, Auburn University, Barton College, Baylor University, Belmont University, Berry College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Campbell University, Case Western Reserve University, Charleston Southern University, Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, Colby College, College of Charleston, College of William and Mary, Colorado School of Mines, Columbia University, Converse College, Cornell University, Davidson College, DePaul University, Drexel University, Denison University, Duke University, Dusquesne University, East Carolina University, Elon University, Emory University, Erskine College, Fayetteville State University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida State University, Francis Marion University, Furman University, George Mason University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Guilford College, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampton University, High Point University, Hofstra University, Hollins University, Howard University, James Madison University, Johnson and Wales University, Liberty University, Louisiana State University, Loyola University-Maryland, Manhattan College, Marymount University, Meredith College, Methodist University, Montreat College, Morehouse College, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Old Dominion University, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, Presbyterian College, Queens University of Charlotte, Randolph College, Randolph—Macon College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rutgers University—New Brunswick, Saint Louis University, San Diego State University, Samford University, Slippery Rock University, St. Joseph’s University, Swarthmore College, Syracuse University, Texas Christian University, The Citadel, Tufts University, Tulane University, United States Military Academy, University of Alabama, University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-San Diego, University of Central Florida, University of Colorado—Boulder, University of Connecticut, University of Florida, University of Georgia, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Iowa, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, University of Maine, University of Maryland-College Park, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, University of Miami, University of Mount Olive, University of Nevada-Reno, University of North Carolina-Asheville, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, University of North Carolina-Pembroke, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, University of Oklahoma, University of Pennsylvania, University of Richmond, University of South Carolina, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, Villanova University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Wake Forest University, Warren Wilson College, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington and Lee University, Western Carolina University, West Virginia Wesleyan College, William Peace University, Wingate University
  • The Academy’s college counselor to student ratio is 34 to 1, compared to the national average of 300 to 1.
  • More than $21 million awarded in college scholarships 2005-2014
  • 35% of student body come from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds
  • 27% of our students are military dependents
  • Between 2005-2014, nearly 80% of all college applications filed by seniors resulted in acceptances
  • 25 teams compete in 19 different sports 
  • 80% of students participate on an athletic team 
  • 13 Advanced Placement classes 
  • Full-day pre-kindergarten and kindergarten programs
  • Fine Arts program, including theatre, beginning in pre-kindergarten
  • Theatrical opportunities in all three divisions
  • Wachovia Cup 2-A Champions in 2008-2009
  • 23 State Championships since 2000
  • The Academy has an Honor Code in all three school divisions to help instill personal integrity in each student
  • There are no locks on the lockers at the Academy


Fayetteville Academy

3200 Cliffdale Road • Fayetteville, NC  28303 • 910-868-5131 • 910-868-7351 (fax)


Fayetteville Academy admits qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religion in the administration of admissions, educational policies, financial aid, athletic programs, or other activities.

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