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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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JFWAKindergartenzoom May 8, 2020

JFWA Makes Quick Adjustment to Online Learning

When schools everywhere announced closures to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the 172 students in grades K-12 at J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) continued their lessons without interruption thanks to a quick conversion to a remote learning plan (RLP).

nichols and gao April 29, 2020

JFWA's Nichols and Gao Winners in PVEC Essay Contest

J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) students Olivia Nichols and Daniel Gao are winners of the Powell Valley Electric Cooperative (PVEC) 2020 Washington Youth Tour Writing Contest.

honorroll March 1, 2020

JFWA Announces Honor Roll

Principal Bobby Lockhart has announced the second term honor roll for grades three through 12 at the J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU). Honor roll achievers make up 55% of the students in those grades.