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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jfwateamathomemeet October 20, 2020

JFWA Boys Place First at Home Cross Country Meet

The J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) high school cross country team ended regular season Oct. 15, hosting Oneida High School and Scott County High School at a 5k (3.1 miles) course on the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) campus and greenway.

worldschoolteam2020 October 7, 2020

JFWA World School Team Missing International Travel This Fall

Three students from the J. Frank White Academy were selected to represent the United States for the World School International Forum in Tokyo, Japan, which was canceled this fall due to the pandemic. The cultural exchange program brings together high school students and teachers from 21 countries to create a network of friendships, broaden perspectives and develop globally-minded future leaders.

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.