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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jfwagradsonquad May 24, 2021

JFWA Hosts Commencement for Class of 2021

J. Frank White Academy held commencement exercises on May 22 at the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in the Duke Hall of Citizenship. The class of 2021 continued JFWA’s tradition of 100% college placement. The 20 graduates will attend colleges in seven different states in fall 2021 and have been awarded $1 million in four-year scholarships.

turleysigning May 23, 2021

Turley Signs to Run Cross Country for LMU

J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) class of 2021 graduate Lillian Turley will continue her cross country running career at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) this fall.

jfwaknightsorder May 23, 2021

JFWA Honors Students for Academic and Athletic Accomplishments

J. Frank White Academy hosted its annual Awards Day on May 19 recognizing students for academic and athletic accomplishments including highest class averages, honor society memberships and team and individual athletic performances.