Spiritual Faith Academy offers an interdenominational Christian education in a safe, clean, orderly environment. Accredited by Alabama Independent School Association and Southern Association to Colleges and Schools, Faith has received the AISA Blue Ribbon School Award for the past nine years straight. With an emphasis of focusing on others, we provide mission opportunities through classroom projects, on-campus clubs and organizations and through local churches and ministry organizations. Academic Faith offers college preparatory and Information Technology curriculum, Advanced Placement classes, as well as general education classes.
For juniors and seniors, dual-enrollment classes are available through the University of Alabama. Over 75 percent of 2014 Faith graduates were awarded college scholarships and the average ACT score of college prep seniors was 26. Faith elementary students are offered computer classes, music classes, free help classes, elementary activity center/gym, and separate preschool playground. Before and after school care is available and a daily cafeteria program is available to all students in grades K3-12. Extracurricular Faith has a rich athletic history which includes 70 state championships. Our athletes enjoy a 35-acre athletic complex and we offer competitive sports for boys and girls in grades 3-12. Athletes in grades 7-12 have a choice of baseball, basketball, cheerleading, fast-pitch softball, football, golf, soccer, swimming/diving, track/cross country and volleyball. Faith’s fine arts programs begin in 5th grade. Our four choirs and various ensembles participate in the AISA and AMEA Honor Choirs and have received superior ratings in the AVA State Solo and Ensemble competitions for the past 15 years. In the spring of 2013, the senior and chamber choirs performed at Carnegie Hall.
Since 1997, Faith’s band program has earned Superior ratings in AISA and ABA state band performance assessments as well as Grand Champion Awards at national music festivals. Faith’s Symphonic Band is our “Premier Performing Ensemble” and has been invited to perform all across the United States and Europe. The Symphonic Band, Jazz Band I, Symphonic Percussion Ensemble, and Honor String Ensemble all performed at the “Big D” Invitational Music Festival in Dallas,Texas, in April of 2014. Our Drama Department has produced 33 plays, four musicals, two short films and various human videos and dramatic monologues in its 11 years of existence. Thirty-six students have been named to the All-State Drama Cast.
Our art program begins with classroom art projects in grades K3-6. In high school, art and portfolio development are offered as an elective, and allow students to work with a variety of media and techniques. Faith’s vast array of extracurricular clubs allows for our students’ personal, spiritual and leadership development. Student Government Association (grades 5-12), academic organizations, mentoring groups, and civic and community organizations are just a few of our school-sponsored groups. Facilities Our campus encompasses 127 acres in West Mobile. Seven buildings house grades K3-12, the computer and science labs. Our seven newest classrooms are complete with SMART Technology, and construction is near completion on a new wing, which will include 11 additional classrooms. Our elementary playground includes five fenced acres and a covered, interactive play system designed specifically for small children.