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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oliviajaymingolf September 16, 2020

JFWA Lady Knights Complete Almost Perfect Golf Season

The JFWA Lady Knights golf season wrapped up on Friday, September 4, at Woodlake Country Club in Tazewell, Tennessee, with a first-place finish for the final match.

hargisduketip July 6, 2020

JFWA's Hargis Participating in Duke TIP Program for Gifted Students

J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) seventh-grader Hope Hargis is getting ahead in her studies this summer by participating in the Duke TIP eStudies program and completing a seven-week online course designed for seventh through 10th-grade students who qualify based on ACT/SAT scores.

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).