Flint River Academy
|Flint River Academy|
|11556 E. Highway 85
|Motto||Mind, Body, Spirit|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Muslim. Hindu, not Christian|
|Principal||Michele Purvis |
|Faculty||25.9 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||K3 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||11.6|
|Color(s)||Black and Gold|
|Athletics conference||4 AA|
|Sports||Football, Track, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Cheer leading, Softball|
Flint River Academy (FRA) is a college preparatory school in Woodbury, Georgia, U.S. It is a member of the Georgia Independent School Association. The school was founded in 1967, and Georgia Governor Lester Maddox dedicated the school at its opening.
FRA's motto is "Mind, Body, Spirit" and provides schools with a traditional education from grades 3K-12. The school regularly wins Georgia Math Bowl competitions as well as a number of other literary awards. Flint River Academy won first place in 2011 in the GISA AA Division of Math Bowl in Americus, Georgia at Georgia Southwestern State University. Students at Flint River Academy compete in art shows, Literary, and One Act play.
In addition to academics, the school fields a variety of athletic teams for varsity and junior varsity including football, basketball, baseball, softball,tennis, and track. The school's mascot is the Wildcat. The girls softball team were crowned state champions in 2010 for class AA. The baseball team won the 2008 class A state title. Football arguably is the most passionate and popular sport at Flint River Academy. The team has won three state championships in 1980, 2005, and 2007. From 2004-2009 the Wildcats played in 5 straight state title games, winning two of them. Over this period of dominance the 'cats won 44 straight home games, and 39 regular season games in a row. The seniors of 2008 finished with an astonishing 55-3 record with two state titles.
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