French Camp Academy

1 Fine Place
French Camp, MS 39745
French Camp Academy is a Christian home and school located in central Mississippi providing a safe, caring place for young people from hurting families to live and learn. .

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 1-12
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $20,000
  • Acceptance rate: 92%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

French Camp Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 287 schools) for:

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
French Camp Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
1-12
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
7-12
PK-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1885
1906
Campus Size
700 acres
126 acres

Student Body

% Students of Color
20%
25%
% Students Boarding
35%
67%
Average ACT score
21
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
khaki pants or shorts and polo shirt or sweatshirt
Casual
Average Class Size
11 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
1
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
43%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$45 million
$27 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$20,000
(Most families qualify for scholarship assistance. )
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,000
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$14,000
$24,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
92%
60%
Director of Admissions
Davette Henning

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
7
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Equestrian

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Pottery

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Canoeing, Frisbee Golf, Kayaking, Rock Climbing

School Notes

  • A child`s needs extend far beyond the basics of food and shelter. French Camp Academy partners with families who are unable to provide the safe structured environment their student needs whether it be a single parent, work schedules, grandparent raising their grand children, neglect or abuse. At French Camp Academy we seek to meet each student where they are and provide them with a loving home environment where they are supported, cared for, encouraged, and taught needed life skills. Students are enrolled in our 7th - 12th grade accredited academy which provides academic classes, vocational training, a full sports program, and arts. At FCA we seek to deliver Christ-centered excellence in the classroom and beyond. Afternoons and weekends are filled with extracurricular opportunities or FCA`s unique work program through which staff members train students in various skills while also building character and work ethic. The skills learned through the work program provide students a broad resume upon graduation. Students attend church services and chapels weekly as well as are engaged in devotions in the home -- an intentional focus on faith in God and a Christian world view runs throughout the entire student experience. 
  • French Camp Academy accreditations: Mississippi State Department of Education
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does French Camp Academy cost?
French Camp Academy's tuition is approximately $20,000 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of French Camp Academy?
The acceptance rate of French Camp Academy is 92%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does French Camp Academy offer?
French Camp Academy offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Wrestling.
What is French Camp Academy's ranking?
French Camp Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Least expensive tuition and High percentage of students on financial aid.
When is the application deadline for French Camp Academy?
The application deadline for French Camp Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 1-12
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $20,000
  • Acceptance rate: 92%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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