FAQs

What is The Foundation Academy?

The Foundation Academy is a coed Project Inquiry Based (PIBL), college and career preparatory school. We serve grades Pre-K4 through 12. The Foundation Academy focuses on team collaboration, skill building and inquiry, infused with arts as a key to the development of critical thinking, self-discipline and confidence.

Why would I choose a private school for my child?

Parents prefer the smaller class sizes, excellent teachers, personal relationships and high attention to developing strong academic standards. Students receive more individualized attention in a school focused on their creative, academic, social and emotional well-being. Private schools offer a closer knit community for students and parents.

What type of curriculum do you have?

The Foundation Academy uses project based learning education with an emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics). This allows all students to bring to the table high order thinking along with their individual strengths. Our curriculum focuses on collaboration and research strategies through cooperative learning as an avenue for achievement. We offer college and career preparatory standards that ready students for future success.

When can I enroll my child in your school?

We have an open enrollment system and fill classes based on availability.

Are you accredited?

The Foundation Academy is accredited by  The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) – now called AdvancEd – through its Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (CASI) and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).

Are you affiliated with a religious organization?

We are a non-denominational Christian school and we offer a daily bible study discussing spiritual questions in our often turbulent world. We are not affiliated with any church or religious organization.

What electives are available?

Students participate in a variety of art classes, band, dance, drama, gardening, and other visual, performing, and environmental arts. Students participate in community service projects, school events, and field trips.