|Hours||07:50 AM - 03:00 PM|
|School leader||Sean R. Casey|
Academic focus and philosophy
|Educational philosophy and approach to learning||
FRA aspires daily to cultivate a learning environment that is vibrant and purposeful. The academic program values the learning process, not only performance. School leadership works together to oversee a rigorous academic program delivered in the context of rich relationships.
|Academic themes / Areas of focus||
General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
|Instructional / curriculum models used||
Accelerated credit learning
Choir / Chorus
|Performing & written arts||
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Drawing / Sketching
|World languages taught||
|AP classes offered||
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
French Language and Culture
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States History
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
|College preparation resources||
|Special education program details||
Students with Down syndrome may enroll in a non-diploma program with an individualized curriculum directed by a full-time special education teacher. Heart to Heart students pursue core curriculum coursework in a private classroom; they also participate in standard classes with their typically developing peers and the Heart to Heart teacher works to adapt assignments for academic classes.
|Specialized programs for specific types of special education students||
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
|English Language Learner program details||
In partnership with Nissan North America, Inc., FRA has created an ELL (English Language Learning) program that integrates French and Spanish speaking students into its college-preparatory program.
Early childhood program
|Maximum number of infants per adult||
|Maximum number of toddlers per adult||
|Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of kindergartners per adult||
|Maximum number of school-age children per adult||
|Extended care / Extended programs||
Parent's Association and Parent Ambassador programs are very active parts of the FRA school community.
|Parent involvement details||
FRA faculty knows the importance of parent involvement within students' educational journeys. The school remains in constant communication with parents about school activities and student progress. Parents are also invited to join the Parent Association, Friends of the Arts, and Athletic Boosters.
|Application/ enrollment process details||
Franklin Road Academy accepts applications for qualified students in grades PreK (3 year old) to 12th grade. Students may request information, visit the school, and then apply online at franklinroadacademy.com or by calling FRA's admissions office at 615-832-8845. FRA uses a rolling application process.