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FPCA is a private Christian school enrolling approximately 270 students in grades PK2–12. The school opened in 1975, as a preschool. The first senior class was in 2008–2009. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)/AdvancEd and Georgia’s Accrediting Commission.

Community

FPCA serves Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Tatnall, and Wayne counties. The school is located in Hinesville, GA near Fort Stewart (Home of the 3rd Infantry Division). Hinesville has been designated as one of the fastest growing towns in the state of Georgia.

Student Population

FPCA has a culturally diverse student population with one-third of the school population being military dependents. Over 90% of our graduates matriculated to a 4-year or 2-year college.

  • Caucasian
  • African-American
  • Multi-racial
  • Asian
  • Hispanic
  • 4-Year College
  • 2-Year College
  • Technical College, work, or military service

Colleges FPCA Graduates Have Been Accepted to the Last 8 Years

Abilene Christian University (TX)
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (GA)
Agnes Scott College (GA)
The Air Force Academy (CO)
Andrew College (GA)
Arizona State University (AZ)
Armstrong State University (GA)
Auburn University (AL)
Auburn University at Montgomery (AL)
Augusta University (GA)
Breneau College (GA)
Brewton- Parker College (GA)
Campbell University (NC)
Central Georgia Technical College (GA)
The Citadel (SC)
College of Coastal Georgia (GA)
Darton State College (GA)
East Georgia College (GA)
Elizabethtown College (PA)
Elon University (NC)
Embry-Riddle University (FL)
Emmanuel College (GA)
Emory University (GA)
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Florida State University
Fort Valley State University (GA)
Full Sail University (FL)
Gardner –Webb University (NC)
Georgia College and State University (GA)
Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
Georgia Southern University (GA)
Georgia Southwestern State University (GA)
Georgia State University (GA)
Jacksonville State University (AL)
Kennesaw State University (GA)
Liberty University (VA)
Lipscomb University (TN)
Louisiana State University (LA)
Mercer University (GA)
Michigan State University (MI)
Middle Georgia College (GA)
Middle Tennessee State University (TN)
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJ)
North Carolina State University (NC)
Occidental College (CA)
Oglethorpe University (GA)
Palm Beach Atlantic State University (FL)
Pennsylvania State University (PA)
Penn State University – New Kennsington (PA)
Point University (GA)
Rutgers University (NJ)
Savannah College of Art and Design (GA)
Savannah State University (GA)
Southeastern Louisiana State University (LA)
St Andrews College (NC)
St John’s River (FL)
Stetson University (FL)
SUNY- NYC (NY)
Syracuse University (NY)
Tennessee Technological University (TN)
Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
Tiffin University (OH)
Toccoa Falls College (GA)
University of Alabama
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
University of Delaware
University of Georgia (GA)
University of Kentucky (KY)
University of Mississippi
University of South Carolina
University of Texas
Valdosta State University (GA)
Western Kentucky University (KY)
Young Harris College (GA)

Curriculum

The high school uses a modified block schedule of 8 classes for 90 minutes. These classes meet 4 each day, every other day, all-year round. Students may earn eight credits per year.

Juniors and seniors may qualify for dual enrollment through local colleges and universities. In 2016-2017, students are taking, Composition I, Composition II, College Algebra, Pre- Calculus, Calculus, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics.

Graduation Requirements for College Prep Diploma

26 Credits

4 English 2 Foreign Language
4 Mathematics 0.5 Health
4 Science 0.5 Physical Education
4 Social Studies 1 Fine Arts/Computer
3.5 Religion Courses 2.5 Academic Electives

Graduation Requirements for College Prep with Distinction

To receive the Diploma with Distinction, the students must pass all classes taken in high school the first time and  have above a 90 average for all classes taken. Of the classes taken 2 or more must be AP classes, 3 consecutive foreign language classes, or 4 Dual Enrollment classes.  They must also take Algebra II or above based Physics.

In addition, each student must complete 50 hours of community service  in order to graduate. Grades and rankings are recorded on the transcript.

27 Credits

4 English 3 Foreign Language
4 Mathematics 0.5 Health
4 Science 0.5 Physical Education
4 Social Studies 1 Fine Arts/Computer
3.5 Religion Courses 2.5 Academic Electives

Online Courses

Online courses are offered through Georgia Virtual School. They are offered for students with schedule conflicts, additional interests, and credit recovery. Currently, students are taking AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Applications, AP Physics- Mechanics, AP Calculus BC, Geometry, and Advanced Mathematical Decision Making.

2016–2017 Course of Study

English

9 Literature and Composition
American Literature
British Literature
AP Language and Composition

Mathematics

Algebra I
Algebra I Honors
Algebra II
Geometry Honors
Pre-calculus
Algebra III

Foreign Language

Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
AP Spanish

Additional Electives

Health
Personal Fitness
Speech
Photography
Christian Ethics II
Drama
US History in Film
Mythology
Yearbook I
Yearbook II
Art History
STEM / Solar Car Class

Science

Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Human Anatomy and Physiology

Social Studies

Government
AP Government – United States
Economics
US History
AP US History
AP Psychology

Religion

Old Testament
Comparative Religion
Christian Ethics I
Christian Ethics II
Biblical Wisdom and Application
New Testament

Fine Arts

Art I
Art II
Orchestra

Grade Point Average

The GPA is computed using the Quality Points shown in the table below. All high school classes are used to compute the GPA. Classes are not weighted for GPA purposes. Students are ranked  at FPCA based on the high school average and rigor of course load.  GPA is not considered  in rankings.

Grade Average Quality Points
A 100–90 4
B 89–80 3
C 79–70 2
F 69 or Below 0

Upper School Athletics

Baseball Basketball Bass Fishing Cheerleading
Cross Country Football Golf Soccer
Swimming Tennis Track Volleyball

Upper School Clubs and Organizations

Interact Student Government Honor Society
Yoga Club Literary Team