Natchez Freshman Academy

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Principal's Message

 Welcome to the Natchez Freshman Academy

The Freshman Academy is a new concept school designed to foster and guide our students toward achievement. Our transitional school, in partnership with parents, teachers, students, and members of the community is committed to providing a secure and positive learning environment where we are “EMPOWERING OUR STUDENTS” to achieve skills necessary for responsible citizenship and lifelong learning in a global society.


The four Cs of the Freshman Academy are Commitment, Compassion, Conversation, and Consequences.  We are committed to a common understanding of The Freshman Academy expectations.  We are compassionate towards the needs of students at this developmental stage of their lives.  The administration and staff converse with students to better understand the dynamics of any given situation. We hold students responsible for their behavior.Consequences are designed to modify student behavior and assist them in developing appropriate decision-making skills.


Message from the Principal:                                         

Our Academy Mission

The mission of The Freshman Academy is to provide quality instruction to ensure that students reach their potential to become productive citizens in a global society.

Our Academy Vision

The Freshman Academy will serve as a model of excellence for academic achievement, equity, and unity within a diverse community. All students will graduate and excel in our global society as caring, productive citizens and will be a source of pride for our Natchez community.

Our Beliefs

All students will achieve their full potential.

A superior education focuses on the development of the whole child.

In order to be successful, life-long learners, students need instruction that addresses their individual needs.

We honor the uniqueness of each individual.

The diversity among us enriches all of our lives.

All members of our community have the right to a safe, caring, structured school environment

To build trust, consistency must be demonstrated.

Our school's success is the collaborative effort of teachers, parents, students, and the community. Each has a distinct and important role in creating a healthy, productive school.