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6-12
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Melbourne, FL
Students enrolled: 300
Before care: No
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1950 Academy Drive
Melbourne, FL 32901

(321) 723-3211
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December 09, 2013
It has been fun to work and live at Florida Air Academy, a boarding school hosting students from various countries and regions, where students are prepared not only for college, but for future life as well.

- submitted by a teacher
November 28, 2013
Florida Air Academy (FAA) in sunny Florida was the perfect choice of education for my children. It is great mix of educational, cultural, and leadership opportunities. Having students from all over the nation and world brings rich opportunities to learn new cultures and create friendships that would not be possible from a public school. My son attended FAA for 9-12 grades, my daughter for 7-12 grades. The experience gained at FAA has enabled them to be ready for the challenges of college life. The AFJROTC and military structure has taught them to take their endeavors and studies seriously and responsibly. FAA teaches respect and leadership and offers cadets hands-on experience as leaders. The teachers, TAC officers and staff are wonderful and caring. There are sports, clubs, weekend activities, volunteer opportunities and other supervised fun ways for the cadets to interact. Most of the classes and activities have kids of different ages so they can get to know all the students at the school not just their class. Florida Air Academy is the perfect school for my kids. Your children may enjoy and benefit from the unique learning opportunities that only FAA could offer my kids.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2013
my school gives people the oppertunities like multi cultural evviroments and military disipline to prepare them for college. this has helped me excel in highschool and has helped me get into a good college.

- submitted by a community member
November 22, 2013
I really like my school . As an international student i love living in a multicultural environment with many people from all around the world. Its a great opportunity to learn about other cultures and traditions. I am really happy I made the decision to come to FAA. I highly recommend this school

- submitted by a community member
November 22, 2013
This is my third year attending Florida Air Academy. This school is one of its kind. It is a college preparation school which a college acceptance is almost garunteed for all students. It's academics are fantastic with nice, helpful and extremely knowledgable teachers. On the othe hand, it's military envirnment provide great chances to train leadership skills and provide great opputunity for those who are interested in joining the military with a promising JROTC program. Overall, it is a great school for anyone.

- submitted by a community member
November 22, 2013
My school is amazing. Everyone has an iPad which changes the way classes are taught. Teachers are allowed to make the classes more interactive, which helps learning become easier.

- submitted by a community member
November 21, 2013
FAA has changed my life drastically. I had been in a very negative place before. If I had continued on the path I was on- I would've most likely failed out of high school and been addicted to multiple substances. I needed a change, so I moved 2954.6 miles away from home to get my life back on track. Since then, I have found a new sense of respect for myself. I now have over 100 community service hours working for canteen, animal shelters, tutoring, and being a teachers assistant. I also have a core leadership rank in the AFJROTC program, taking two AP classes, am captain of the girls soccer team, and have gone from a 2.1 PGA to a 3.83; making honor roll all three semesters of attendance. I needed structure and that's exactly what I got, as well as a ton of support and help from faculty and fellow cadets willing to help. I now have opportunities I would've never have had if it weren't for Florida Air Academy. The teachers make it close to impossible to fail- always willing to go that extra mile to help you succeed and understand and learn. I've made life long friends and memories, something I will always be grateful for.

- submitted by a community member
November 20, 2013
This is our son s third year at FAA and can t imagine sending him anyplace else. The school provides a structured learning environment with teacher who cares about the success of the students. The school s ROTC program is fantastic; the officers in that program are fantastic role models and really take the kids under their wing and teach them some valuable life lessons. The class size is small which allows for the teachers to provide extra attention to those who need it. The follow up with the academics is outstanding. The supervised study halls are great and provide ample time for students to get their HW done. After school help is available just about every day and mandatory for students who aren t doing so well. They ve just spent lots of money redoing the residence hall (Hall of Flags) and the improvements are tremendous. FAA has allowed my son to grow and evolve into a young man who has endless opportunities in his future. I only wish I would have sent my son their sooner.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2013
My school is the best school out there. The school helps you with everything from maling friend to doing well in school also getting into a college. The staff is foscused on you I can not find bad things about this school. I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a community member
September 23, 2013
An excellent school, teacher, adm and everything. They are a confident and a good team

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2013
This is the second year for both of my daughters. As a parent I appreciate all of the support given to my girls by the teachers and the staff. The communication with parents by the staff is excellent, the class size is kept small and the teachers care about the welfare of my girls. I would recommend Florida Air to anyone looking for a quality school with educators that lead children and care about their welfare.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2013
Florida Air Academy is a fantastic school! My son began going there during his Freshman year and was actually already slated to attend a local public school, but after touring FAA, changed his mind. Small class sizes, caring and attentive faculty, and a challeging cirriculum make it the perfect fit for him. I would recommend Florida Air Academy to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2013
I must admit that moving my daughter to Floridsa Air Academy in 7th grade was a gamble. She needed structure, but I'd been leaning more to a Christian Academy, she on the other hand thought Floridia Air was "the one" after spending a day there as a "shadow" student. That was a major step forward for us. After 2 years she still loves it, and so do I ... the classes remain small and we know all her classmates, and her teachers. Due to the school's small size, and mixed ages throughout the girls dorms, many of the older students are also involved in my daughters life and guide her on many personal issues .. things she thinks I'm too old to understand! She has a good moral compass as a result... Its difficult for us as a family to have her away from home, but I believe she is better off away from her former school where sexting and peer pressure to "act out" were the norm. Academically she's keeping up well, the study hall in the evening is a godsend as far as I'm concerned ... homework was always such an issue and now she justs accepts it as a given.. my only downside ... she just does not call me enough!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2012
My son attended FAA for 7 years, graduating in 2011. I sent him there for many reasons. Dedicated male influence (staff and tactical officers), dedicated teachers, small classes and an environment that would help him cultivate both stateside and international contacts that would benefit him for the rest of his life. My son was not an easy, cooperative student. Just 2 points shy of brilliant he chose to fight the system rather than embrace it. The teachers & staff at FAA NEVER gave up on him. My deciding moment was after the graduation ceremony. We were back at school, collecting belongings and doing final paperwork. Someone pulled the fire alarm. Almost everyone ignored it, thinking it was a prank; From this tall, skinny frame covered in dress blues beside me came the deepest, strongest, most commanding voice I have ever heard. All eyes focused on him. He moved over 100 people a safe distance away from the building and held their attention until the alarm was cleared and then cleared the way for them to re-enter the Hall of Flags. I have never been more proud in my life and know that the environment, officers, staff and teachers at FAA cultivated his ability to do what he did.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2012
I was in tears at the 8th grade graduation. There was such a great feeling of caring for the students...because it's a small school, they really get to know the kids, and staff and teachers REALLY care, not only about academic success but how the kid is doing overall. Kids who aren't "cool" are accepted and recognized here for their unique achievements in a way I've never seen at another school. Talking with other parents afterwards, their kids also are thiving in this atmosphere. This school brings out the best in a kid and the expectations are high. A girl gave a speech about the school and it was so touching and sincere. She has been motivated here to go from an okay student to a really good one. Of course no school is going to be successful with every single kid, but from what I've seen, the vast majority of kids here thrive. They are doing a lot of renovation to the dorms, and the campus is really beautiful. No metal roofs and cinderblock buildings.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2012
our son just finished 6th grade at Florida Air Academy. Teachers are caring, professional and go out of there way to help all kids and communicate with parents. Sports, activities such as their recent trip to St. Augustine all made his experience and ours extraordinary. We are thrilled. He will be back for 7th grade. Thank you FAA!

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2012
We enrolled our daughter at FLAIR for the 2011 summer program after her seventh grade in public school. After five weeks at FLAIR, her interests were expanded and her youthful behavior was noticeably improved. She asked to return for her eighth grade year. Although we were concerned about her being away from home, after careful consideration, we agreed. Now, after completing her eighth grade at FLAIR, she has gained self-esteem and self-discipline that she was unable to acquire while living at home and attending public school. Her academic performance and overall attitude are dramatically improving. She flourishes in the small classes and individual attention. We are pleased that FLAIR keeps us well informed about her progress via online grade information. If she fails to turn-in homework, we are alerted. She is given mandatory teacher help, and she is also required to attend supervised study hall to complete her missing assignment. Needless to say, she has become consistent in turning her homework in. We believe that FLAIR provides the much needed structure and camaraderie that a teenager needs while providing high quality educational experiences.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2012
As a 10 year employee of this school, I am shocked by the negative, untrue comments posted here. I challenge anyone to find a more dedicated and supportive staff than we have here at FAA. Every child here is known by name by a multitude of people who speak to them each and every day to inquire about their day, schoolwork, important events in their lives, etc. Compare that to public school where a single student is but one of many. Along with receiving top quality education, our students are taught to be good citizens of our school, community and the world. This year our students have donated hundreds of hours volunteering in our community feeding the homeless, raising money for breast cancer awareness, autism awareness, epilepsy research, and countless other altruistic endeavors. And yes, we do prepare students for college success with our AP classes, dual enrollment opportunities, and highly motivated staff.

- submitted by a teacher
April 21, 2012
The last review is simply not true. The school would have no students if it were like that. Hazing is not tolerated and the students are not allowed to discipline other students....adults do that. The level of student has never been higher and they just got ANOTHER kid into Harvard. There are many high achievers here but they are good with kids who need some extra help too. It's really irresponsible to trash a school anonymously, so they can't respond. I have been a parent for years and the kids are much nicer than I found at other schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2012
My son attended this school, I was very unhappy with things I discovered after enrollment. Many children are there to avoid court discipline, there are too many troubled teens in attendance. I found this school to be a place for rich undesireable children who can not make it in a traditional school setting. Secrets are kept by administration who allow older students to HAZE younger students and apply discipline as they see fit. Please research this school extensively before considering it for your child, I was glad to get mine out with only minor physical and mental damage after only a few months.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2012
My son's a boarding student and he is doing great. His dorm supervisor (tac officer) is wonderful. The conditions have improved and his room was recently renovated. He is happy here. He loves the food....new food service company, run by a chef. His grades have really come up....campus is really pretty.....

- submitted by a parent
December 29, 2011
I have worked at Florida Air Academy for 4 years now and feel that I have to chime in. FAA is an ever evolving school with a singular goal of getting students into decent colleges. It is all college prep combined with the best elements of it's military tradition. This is not a school for "bad boys". This is not boot camp. We have a very active JROTC program but we do not make little soliders. We are dedicated to providing a solid education to each and everyone of our day and boarding students. I invite anyone to visit our campus and take a look at the faces of the kids as the move from class to class. These are not unhappy children. Here's what we do best: We take a student who isn't achieving their potential and we strive to keep them focused on what really counts. I give us a 4 star rating only beacuase, as an ever evolving school....we can always do better.

- submitted by a teacher
December 15, 2011
I'm very surprised at the last review. My son attends the school and I can say for sure that they take a very firm stance on anything approaching bullying. The school has indeed lessened its military emphasis, but not at the expense of discipline and the code of honor. You will no longer see the mis-fits and "bad-boys" that ended up at a military school as a last resort. Instead you'll see self-motivated kids looking to get into great colleges, many on full scholarships. I love the atmosphere of school events, from 6th through 12th grade everyone attends and participates, that includes staff. As to their qualifications they may be young but they are enthusiastic and go way further than any "experienced" staff member I met in the district Public Schools. I'd recommend FAA without hesitation, and do so on a regular basis!

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2011
Just recently, there began a power struggle between the staff. The school can't figure out whether to be military or just a private school. There is hardly anything military about the school now. Boarding conditions are attrocious, but don't blame the maintenance crew (all 6 of them). Blame the powers above them. There are SERIOUS issues with bullying, and the adults rarely do anyhting to help. The cuts from the staff has also made it more difficult for the students to be supervised on a regular basis. Drugs and alcohol aren't as rampant as they used to be, and they're not as bad as local public schools. Sex and intimate relationships are the same. The rules on PDA have been relaxed. The school also began to struggle financially, and let go of most of the decent teachers. They started to hire young teachers who had no idea what they were getting themselves into. So academics has taken a tumble. A cadet even had to teach a Calculas class for part of the year in 2010. Food has improved greatly. FAA has tried to bring more of a community feel to the school recently, and I would say it has paid off. Sadly, FAA isn't the school it used to be, but it's not going back anytime soon.

- submitted by a community member
May 02, 2011
Do not make the same mistake as I did; don't send your kids here. This school claims to accept kids with ADHD however they have no idea how to teach these type of children. They would not comply with suggestions from her psychologist. If your child is the "standard " student they may do well here. My daughter was constantly coming home saying people had been expelled for smoking pot, running away, lighting squirrels on fire. The kids are not supervised well enough. They have study hall every night. Which means they sit in their dorm rooms and facebook and text oops I mean study all by themselves. This school is a joke for 40K don't waste your money. The biggest waste of money!

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2010
I challenge a public school student/parent to spend an afternoon with us. Just eating lunch in the dining hall amongst teachers, administrators, and students is a wholly different experience than public school. If you are looking for a safe, friendly, and rigorous education than this the place to be.

- submitted by a teacher
November 17, 2010
Florida Air has cut costs but in favor of better teachers in my opinion. I get weekly reports from my son's teachers and the college admissions counselor has already taken the time to work with my son on his admissions material even though he's a junior. I don't think the previous reviewer way very fair. Most of the parents that have left did so because they couldn't get financial aid and were mad at the school. It's private school so don't expect a handout

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2010
FAA was a great school several years ago when my daughter attended, but am taking steps now to pull my nephew out. They are undergoing tremendous financial turmoil and it is very evident. Most of the quality staff has been replaced with new teachers, fresh out of college (cheaper pay?), weekend supervision has been taken over by teachers already overextended....could go on and on!

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2010
Florida Air academy is a great school and is moving in the right direction. The student body has improved greatly since my son first started attending several years ago. I look forward to the International Festival each spring. My wife and I are very happy and have heard nothing but positive comments from teachers and staff.

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January 02, 2010
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September 25, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2009
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all you have done for my son. FAA has been an outstanding school for the development of my son. My wife and I are so grateful for the many blessings of having a chance to enjoy our son's success at FAA. I know he is excited about his senior year and we are too. My family in Puerto Rico are so proud of him and FAA.I remember when I sent my son to FAA. I sent a young boy and in this moment I have a young man and I appreciate that.Thank you to your staff for working with him.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2009
As class president, I can attest to the fact that FAA has really been a good school. We have a variety of activities throughout the school year and many events for students to participate in. To the Dances, games, pep rallies, and more we really have things to do when where not focusing on our studies. I have enjoyed my time at FAA and I'm proud to be a Falcon.

- submitted by a student
February 02, 2009
I work at FAA and have had nothing but positive experiences in my short time here. I think very highly of our administration and truly feel that they have our best interest in mind. The size of the school is great for students who need more personal attention. The class sizes are much smaller than the public schools that I have worked in and the teachers are highly intelligent and receptive to parent needs. I look forward to many more years here at FAA.

- submitted by a teacher
January 17, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 13, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 28, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 05, 2008
Grandson is very unhappy with conditions at this school. He agrees that the adademic program is very good and he is doing well but he wants to come home where the food is good! he said there are roaches in his room at night, it is very dusty and there are holes in the ceiling. What! and your mother is paying how much? Please FAA, correct this because you know...Word of mouth

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 21, 2008
I have one son that graduated from FAA in 2007 and attended the school for three years, and another that is going into 10th grade and has been there for three years also. We always gave our sons the option of attending only if they wanted to do so, and after going to our local school and visiting countless other private schools they always opted to go back to FAA. It s very difficult to have the kids away from home, but the experience and education they get is worth the challenge. The staff is stern but fair. They do have fun in addition to all the work and they make friends for life there. I love the diverse group of kids from all around the world and the best experience we have had is with the teachers. They are excellent!

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 19, 2008
I would like to express my appreciation for a rewarding 6 years that has affected the life of my son (Jonathan Frazier). This experience has shaped his life and I am eternally grateful. He entered Florida Air Academy a child immature and not taking responsibility for his actions or lack thereof, but he left a mature young man. As I watched this transformation, I know that the administration, faculty and staff of Florida Air Academy made significant contributions to his development. I am sure that he will never forget his experience at Florida Air Academy. Because of the success that this institution has had with Jonathan, I am enrolling his sister (Antonia Bannister). I will forever be a champion for this institution! Pamela G. Luckett

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 12, 2008
My son came to the Florida Air Academy last year. He was disorganized and lacked a sense of responsibility about his school work. Scott spent the summer and the 2007-2008 school year at FAA and he is a changed young man. He is mature, responsible, and very respectful. Thanks FAA for all that you have done to equip Scott for adulthood. No other school venue could have done this. Best regards, Christine Turner.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 12, 2008
In the short time that D'Ldron has been a part of the Florida Air Academy family, his maturity level and sense of responsibility are so evident in the way he conducts himself. He is certainly coming into his own as a young man, who makes not only a mother proud but has gained the respect of his peers and relatives. We're all so very proud of D'Ldron and look forward to his continued development as an officer and a gentleman Special thanks to the wonderful staff at FAA, especially Major Alvarez and Coach Lawson. Eldece Clarke (Mother) The Bahamas

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 10, 2008
What a great year it has been for our son at Florida Air Academy! As an overseas student, he was apprehensive when first starting there last August. Now he wishes he had started much sooner. He has learned so many important lessons during his time at the school, i.e. how to organize himself, juggle academics, leadership duties and sports. He has developed some wonderful friendships not only with fellow classmates but with teachers as well, who truly care for their students. My husband and I were very impressed with the organization of the school in particular we enjoyed the Fall and Spring Festivals where we delighted in watching the parades and meeting so many wonderful people. The highlight of the year was the Mother s Day dinner and awards ceremony. Seeing my son receive two very special awards that day made me feel so proud to be his mother!

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 10, 2008
This was our first year at FAA and I was surprised/excited to actually get four emails from four different teachers saying 'positive' things about my son. Sad to say, but even though he is a good student and always has been and has attended another private school previously from pre-K till sixth grade...the only time we ever heard from the teachers at his other school was when it was something negative...so it is great to hear positive things that actually make the child want to do better...Thank you FAA, Lynne Narmore

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 10, 2008
We are so impressed with the personal touch that the entire Florida Air Staff has demonstrated this past year. When our son, Cody, made his first solo flight, it was 'celebrated' by many. During Spring Family Weekend, we had several FAA staff members congratulate us on Cody's accomplishment. Living out of state, we feel connected to FAA because of the warmth and interest of the FAA family.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2008
My son attended FAA as a day student and boarding student for 5 years. It was a great experience. He graduated with numerous AP and Dual Enrollment credits. The teachers were so supportive and always did a great job of communicating with every parent I know. His tactical officers(dorm supervisors) taught him to become a leader and helped him grow into the successful young man he is today.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2008
Sending Jonathan to Florida Air Academy was the best decision I could have ever made. Actually, it was Jonathan that discovered FAA and requested to attend after coming to an Open House. He was treated with respect upon entering the building. I tell people all the time that it has been the best investment I could have ever made. Jonathan has done exceptionally well here. He has become a great young man and has learned how to set goals and reach them. He has been molded into being a leader and given responsibility while being held accountable for all his actions. The teachers at FAA truly care about the students. At home, most of his friends ask him about FAA. His comments, the school is great, we have a lot of fun and all you have to do is follow a few rules ! Thank you, Denise Wallace

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 15, 2008
I hate this school. It really has a lot of problems, the worst among them being how bad the facilities are kept, my roommates ceiling had a rather large hole in it and it wasnt attended to for weeks, and when they finally did come to fix it, it was just patched up and proceeded to mess up again. This was just one instance.

- submitted by a student
February 03, 2008
Good academics but unacceptable boarding conditions. Theft, vandalism and bullying occur regularly. Facilities are poor. Lax supervision. Tuition is too high considering what you get.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2007
Our son is in his junior year of high school as a boarding student at FAA. This is his second year and although the initial adjustment was very difficult, the benefits have been tremendous. The teachers are competent and caring. All other staff members are approachable and eager to help. Our son entered as a good student from a large public school. He was never a troublemaker, but one year at Florida Air has matured him in ways we could never imagine. He is more polite, appreciative of us, and considerate of other people. He got to play on a state championship basketball team under a terrific coach. The facilities are nothing fancy, but are adequate. We cannot be very active in the parents' association since we are out-of-state, but we feel very confident about the school's leadership. We recommend FAA very highly for its academics, activities and leadership development.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2007
I am a student here at Florida Air, and I think that the academics here are superior to every other school I've been to so far, but the boarding cadet's life here is very bad. The rooms and hallways are dirty, and the cadet staff members are not disciplined. In short, this is not the school for you if you want to be a boarding student, but as a day student you will have a great time.

- submitted by a student
July 09, 2007
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- submitted by a student
May 27, 2007
My son, who attends as a boarding student, has made tremendous academic progress. His ability to self discipline and focus has also improved. They keep the kids super busy on the weekends and out of trouble. They offer a lot of sports and extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2007
This school has been very good for my son but there are many short falls fo the amount of money you pay. The facilities are horribly kept; seems more interesst in tuition than your kid; teachers are good and caring. I would not recommend for boarding but for day student, ok.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2007
FAA is a wonderful school. The teachers are hardworking and caring. They go the extra mile for the students, because most of the students board at the school. My son has attended for two years and is quite happy. When given the option to return to public school, he chose to stay at FAA because of the strong sense of community. There are plenty of extracurricular activies and a large array of classes, especially for a small school. The only thing he complains about is the food.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2007
My son attended FAA for four years and now my daughter is on her 1st of 4 yrs. As in any school you get out of it what you put in to it. FAA has great teachers with a small environment in which every child is known personally by not only the teachers but also the staff. The school operates on accountability. The children are held accountable for their actions or inaction. They also offer positive rewards and incentives whereas both of these are generally lacking in the public schools. The Drum and Bugle Corp is of high standards as well as the Jazz Band. The sports are competitive in their district with repeating State Champs titles in Basketball! The parental involvement is great considering many parents do not live locally but when ask to support an event the parents are the most generous you will want to meet!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2007
I will agree the the previous parent who rate this school with a two star rating. Yes, they are strict, but needed when many of the students in the school experienced a rough street life. Do not get me wrong, there are student who come in with honors and good backgrounds. The good students need to be spiritual strong in order to survive the taunting. Strict yes, that is good in my opinions along with proper mannerisms. The school is dirty, food is below average. Poor weekend supervision. Teachers and staff wear a morbid look on their faces. No one smiles. There is no southern friendliness.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2007
My grandson has attended FAA for two years and it has been a great opportunity for him. Not only the academic programs are challenging and interesting but the sports programs are among the best in the area and give everyone a chance.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 15, 2007
This school has terrible boarding facilities. Their math and science departments are disappointing, but they have great electives. Little parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2006
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- submitted by a student
April 06, 2006
This is a military style college prep school. The Academic programs and the teachers are excellent! My son went from a B/C student to being on the President's List! Music programs are limited. They have a great Drum & Bugle Corp but nothing much for strings, winds or keyboards. This school has about 500 cadets (students) with more than 3/4 being bording students... the rest are day students who go home at night. This is the first year females have been accepted to the school. I thought this wasn't a good idea at first but it worked out fine. Parent involvement is not very high only because many parents live in other states & countries. In general, if I had to do it again, I would delinetly send my son here. I am proud of him and what he has become, thanks to FAA.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 20, 2006
Great communication with teachers through Netclassroom. Definetely not recommended for boarding school, concerns of safety and supervision.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2005
Very strict. New students will doubtless struggle with the rigid and opressive enviornment. This may be ultimately beneficial for the student, but your child will need support to accomodate the rather drastic change in lifestyle.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2005
Great school. Great involvement. Great teachers. Great everything. Love the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2005
Young teachers... School promises 8 -12 students and classes are max'ed out between 15 to 20. Additional costs for tuttoring, weekend restriction, Medicine despensing, avg to below avg food, etc. By far one of the dirtiest schools I have seen. Dorms are not properly cleaned. Kids are not properly supervised on weekends.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2005
well FAA is probably the best schhol i have seen in the comunity.

- submitted by a former student
February 23, 2004
My Son is attending this school year 2003/2004. He has had a tremendous change in his attitude toward school. He has study hall each afternoon and has actually learned how to study! He is so much more respectful to everyone and polite. He even makes his bed at home without a fuss! Just a great turn around in his grades and attitude. He is 15 years old and is happy at the school and has made friends from around the world. This school is very expensive (Approx $21,000+) but could save your child from becoming a dropout. Mine was just so lazy towards school but is now excited about things like having projects, reports, etc to do. Overall it has changed his thinking about his future and he is now thinking of what he wants to do for College and a career etc.

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2003
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Florida Air Academy
1950 Academy Drive, Melbourne, FL  32901
(321) 723-3211
Last modified Florida Air Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
Florida Air Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 69 reviews. Top