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FSA's Story

Our Story

Fulton Science Academy was established in 2002 as a charter middle school. After 10 very successful years as one of the highest performing schools in Fulton County and earning the distinction as a National Blue Ribbon School, the school founders made the decision to transition to a private school to provide greater autonomy to the administrative team. 

Opening as Fulton Science Academy Private School in 2012, the school began focusing on providing rigorous and innovative STEAM education to advanced and gifted students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Doubling its enrollment every year, the school quickly outgrew the converted warehouse and built a 67,000 square foot state of the art school on an 18-acre campus.  Opening for the 2015-16 school year, these new facilities enabled the school to begin offering classes to high school students.  The school celebrated its first graduating class in 2019.

As Fulton Science Academy’s reputation has grown, so has its student body causing the school to embark on a 37,000 square foot addition with 35 new classrooms that will open for the 2020-21 school year. Long known for its high-performing, nationally-ranked Academic Teams (Math Olympiad, Robotics, Science Olympiad, and Model UN), Fulton Science Academy is now developing its Athletics and Fine Arts programs. 

Our organizational model and structure

FSA’s approach to learning focuses on hands-on collaborative and engaging instructional practices.  

  • STEAM powered learning in every classroom
  • A challenging curriculum powered by gifted learning instruction
  • Incorporation of college and career readiness in daily learning

Strive to consistently achieve exceptional results in academics.

  • Top one percent ranking in all subjects on nationally normed NWEA MAP testing among all school nationally 
  • Average SAT score of 1330
  • Passing rate of 95% on AP TESTS
  • 100% college acceptance

Our school offers a comprehensive social and emotional learning embodied in the Caring School Community curriculum.  It focuses on teaching students how to :

  • Build caring relationships among students 
  • Interactive teaching of social skills
  • Effective classroom management practices that foster calm, orderly learning environments 
  • Approach discipline in a caring and effective approach that encourages a movement to self-discipline

Individual attention to students pre K- 12th grade.

  • Regular exposure to professional speakers and experts
  • Themed lessons in the lower school that involves not just field trips but community interaction
  • Upper School: College visits, admissions directors on campus and the use of the Naviance to optimize students areas of strength and opportunities
  • AP Capstone, internships, mentoring community engagement all work towards the students’ readiness for college and the wider community
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