First Presbyterian Academy

First Presbyterian Academy

864.678.5107 | 864.565.0990 Two Greenville Locations, Greenville, SC

KABOOM First Place

2023 Family Favorites 1st Place: Private School

KABOOM finalist

2023 Family Favorites Finalist: Childcare Center


First Presbyterian Academy (FPA) at Shannon Forest, K3 – 12th Grade, and First Presbyterian Academy Downtown, K2 – K6, both offer a unique, premiere college preparatory school experience, rooted in a Christian worldview.   All classes are characterized by small classes.


  • Students are taught by experienced, degreed teachers, utilizing the very best research-based instructional resources.
  • Related Arts classes include Music, Physical Education, Art, and Chapel.


  • FPA’s Elementary School prepares students for the rigors of Middle School while celebrating the differences of all God’s children. 
  • An average week includes challenging, hands-on classroom time, instruction in STEM, Art, Physical Education, Music, Chapel, and daily Bible lessons. 


  • The Middle School program provides an important bridge from Elementary to High School.
  • Students learn to think in the highest of categories but do so with the truth of a Christian worldview.
  • A full-time College Counselor works closely with students and their families as they prepare for college.
  • 100% of students are accepted to college and are ready to impact the world for Jesus Christ.


Shannon Forest (Main Campus K3-12th Grade) 829 Garlington Road, Greenville | 864.678.5107

Downtown (Preschool K2-K6) 200 West Washington Street, Greenville | 864.565.0990