JFWA Upper School

J. Frank White Academy


J. Frank White Academy seeks to inspire learners and leaders

Our classrooms are filled with students who approach their studies with a genuine desire to know more. The universal support and enthusiasm among faculty, staff and parents create an environment that encourages academic excellence. We believe high standards for character will lead students to embrace challenges in and out of the classroom and, ultimtately, to succeed. Our goal is to instill honor, respect, and compassion in each student and provide them with an exceptional education to prepare them as they move to the next level. Our graduates are ready to go into the world with the confidence to thrive and the conviction to make a difference.

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facultyfridaymassengill May 14, 2021

JFWA Faculty Friday Profile: Curtis Massengill

J. Frank White Academy’s Curtis Massengill teaches middle school and high school English, as well as drama. He has also taught journalism and research writing. He is a 2001 graduate of the Academy and has taught at JFWA full time for eight years.

brushsigningwithfamily April 23, 2021

Brush Signs to Play Basketball at Huntingdon College

J. Frank White Academy senior Tanner Brush signed to play basketball at Huntingdon College in Huntingdon, Alabama, where he will attend school in fall 2021.

jfwagrandeyprofile April 16, 2021

JFWA Faculty Friday Profile: Judy Grandey

J. Frank White Academy middle school teacher Judy Grandey has been at the Academy for six years. She teaches fourth- through seventh-grade math, fourth- through sixth-grade language arts, fourth- through fifth-grade U. S. history and sixth-grade world history.