Serving grades 7 through 12, FA is a coed, independent preparatory day school of approximately 200 students from 23 towns and four countries.
The school is easily accessible from on and off Cape Cod with four daily bus routes to and from Duxbury, Mattapoisett, Hyannis, and Woods Hole.
FA fields competitive Varsity, JV and Middle School teams in three sports: soccer, basketball, lacrosse. In the past year, two Varsity teams have won Cape and Islands League Championships.
Signature programs include Arts Across the Curriculum, Science in the Real World, The Authentic Voice (writing and speaking), and The Fourth Period (40-plus electives).
100 percent college matriculation...and an impressive list of colleges and universities our graduates attend.
FA ranks in the top 10 of all Massachusetts high schools in percentage of the senior class recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
All classes are discussion based. Average class size is 12.
34-acre campus with fields adjacent to Beebe Woods.
More than 40 electives that range from Latin to Taekwondo.
Our students regularly place in the Congressional Arts Competition, SISAL Arts competition, Cape Cod Times Classroom Times Photo Competition and the Cape Cod Art Association Statewide Photo Competition.
Eleven semifinalists and three finalists in national research-based, high school science competitions, including Intel, Siemens, and Westinghouse.
Our students have earned 18 invitations and 17 awards at the International Science and Engineering Fair between 1988 & 2018.
Our students have earned approximately 149 top prizes (first, second, third) at the Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair at MIT.
Eight students have published scientific research in scholarly journals while attending FA.
Upper School students intern in local laboratories at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Lab, and Sea Education Association. Woods Hole scientists mentor students working on science fair projects.
In the past three years, F.A. students took 86 AP exams: 96 percent of them scored at 3 or above and 80 percent scored 4 or 5.
FA is committed to conservation and sustainability. Our campus houses a 10K wind turbine, a 77 KW solar panel system, several beehives, and a greenhouse. We recycle and compost daily.
Falmouth Academy is a designated AATG German Center of Excellence.