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French Camp Academy:
Sometimes changing your playlist is exactly what's needed to alter the course of a day. French Camp Academy may be the boarding school you need to redirect the projectory of your life. French Camp Academy offers a Christian boarding school experience for young people who have a passion to learn about life and explore new ways of living in a safe environment.

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Located 80 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, French Camp Academy (FCA) is a private, Christian coeducational boarding school for children from 1st to 12th Grades. Check us out!

About Us:

Established in 1885, we are accredited through the Mississippi Department of Education.

FCA helps families and young people from all over the country who may or may not be in some type of crisis, but need a supportive atmosphere with plenty of mentors to help overcome personal or family setbacks or who simply need a boarding school education.

Although FCA is not considered a therapeutic boarding school, it just may be the place that you are looking for if your child or teen is in need of an affordable and alternative Mississippi boarding school.

Our Students:
Our students may be experiencing problems at school, in the neighborhood, or even at home. Families are impacted by a variety of stressors: single parenting, substance abuse, divorce or death of a parent, and many others. 

Our students come to us with feelings of anger, lack of discipline, unworthiness, fear of abandonment, academic failures, or learning disabilities. They may be struggling in school and need extra help and tutoring. The common thread is that these young people are in situations that are unhealthy for them and they need a stable environment. We provide a place to help heal those hurts.

Our Goals:

Goals?  FCA has lots of them for young people!  Academically, we stretch students to the next level.  Spiritually, we present life changing opportunities to worship and praise God.  Vocationally, we train students toward embracing a strong work ethic. Skills and talents are developed and honed.  Preparation for college is deliberately made.  Lots of mentoring.  Most importantly, a Christian foundation is provided on which to build a successful life.

French Camp Academy offers:
- A foundation for successful living built on Godly principles
- A retreat from difficult circumstances
- Quality academics taught by Christ-centered, accredited teachers
- Consistent, loving guidance for moral, emotional, and spiritual well being
- Life skill training through extracurricular activities and a work study program

Quality 1-12 Education:

Our educational program is balanced, Christ-centered and academically excellent. It includes academic classes, vocational training, radio communication skills, an observatory, a full sports program, and an active music and arts program for grades 9-12.

Our licensed, certified teachers provide a 15:1 student/teacher ratio in classrooms. Over 90% of our graduates go on to higher education. 1st through 6th grade boarding students attend French Camp Elementary School, located across the street from French Camp Academy.

Educational Programs:
- Boarding programs for elementary, middle & high school students

- Science; Math; Social Studies; English; Foreign Languages; Bible; Electives.

- Full athletic program (football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, basketball, track and field, cross country and tennis.

- Equestrian activities, music and the arts and other extra curricular activities abound!

Boarding Facilities:

We provide safe, secure, stable homes where Christian house parents help students learn effective ways of handling the bumps and bruises of life and accepting responsibilities. In addition to sharing a room with a roommate, each home has a kitchen, laundry room, and a comfortable living room for the students. House parents and their families and are always available.

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Address: One Fine Place, French Camp, Mississippi 39745, USA
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