Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Nadia Hionides
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Visual arts
Technology
Performing arts
Environmental
Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Project-based
Outdoor / Farm-based
College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning
Internships

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Rock band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Sculpture
Printmaking
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
American Sign Language (ASL)

Support

10
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Science lab
Playground
Performance stage
Music room
Kitchen
Internet access
Garden / Greenhouse
Art room
Sports Fields
Access to farm or natural area
Extra learning resources (misc.) Dual Enrollment
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 62% 42%
Black 29% 23%
Hispanic 6% 29%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
Girls sports Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Wrestling
Boys sports Wrestling
Soccer
Flag football
Cross country
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize fundraising events
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Public School
  Charter School
  Other Private School

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Tutor(s)
School counselor
Robotics / Technology specialist
PE instructor
Music teacher
Gardening teacher
Dance teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Computer specialist
College counselor
Art teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
French
Arabic
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Greek

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Jacksonville Science Festival
Partner website Www.JacksonvilleScienceFestival.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.foundationacademy.com/index.php/admissions/how-to-apply/
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $9000
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 340
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 320
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012