FCA has a rich history and tradition working along side of international students, preparing them for academic success and preferred university admissions and scholarships in Canada and around the world. Our international students have come from South Korea, Brazil, China, Mexico, Thailand, Columbia, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Taiwan, Bahrain, Romania, Lebanon, Iran, Japan, Iraq, India, Nigeria, and the Netherlands.
FCA’s full-year program prepares students for academic success in secondary school and university. The program covers all subject areas while improving students’ English reading, writing and speaking skills.
International students will gain a solid grasp of general and idiomatic English, as well as academic vocabulary and study skills. With our Integrated Content ESL Instruction Model, students learn both English and academic content. Our integrated classrooms allow students to earn credit toward graduation in required core subject areas.
FCA’s International Family Program offers students from Kindergarten to Grade 5 an opportunity to study in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. This program invites families to accompany their children for this English immersion program. FCA offers a caring and nurturing learning atmosphere. Students will be tested in English and developed accordingly while being part of the full school program. FCA provides crucial assistance for FCA students and accompanying families for comfortable and accommodating transition. Optional settlement services include housing, airport pick up, acquiring transportation (cars), banking/cell phone/shopping assistance, and city orientation.
Summer and winter ESL camps at FCA are designed for students of varying ages who want to improve their English skills while enjoying Canadian culture and activities. Guaranteed English improvement is our commitment to all of our campers via our highly qualified instructors. Those attending ESL summer & winter camps will attend morning classes at FCA where students will participate in an ESL class focusing on reading, writing, listening and speaking. Afternoon and evening events are planned to introduce students to fun Canadian summer & winter activities.
There is no better way to learn about Canadian culture and the English language than to live with one of FCA’s homestay families. FCA’s homestay families provide a loving, safe, and nurturing environment where students experience a “home away from home”. For more information please check out our International Brochures below.
Located along the beautiful Saint John River valley, Fredericton is ranked among "Canada's Top 10 Best Places to Live” (1) and is eighth in the world for clean air (2) . Fredericton is also "One of the World's Top 7 Intelligent Communities". (3)
A World Class City
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1. MoneySense (2012)
2. 2011 World Health Organization
3. Intelligent Community Forum, 2008 & 2009
Close to 100% of our graduates continue their education at top universities/colleges worldwide. Recent FCA graduates have successfully been accepted to University of Toronto, McGill University, Mount Allison University, University of Western Ontario, Dalhousie University, University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University, Simon Fraser University, Indiana University, and Baylor University. Also, FCA offers significant scholarships to graduating students, totalling more than $100,000 per year.
FCA offers students a unique opportunity through the "University Now" program. Through our partnership with University of New Brunswick (#4 ranked university in Canada*) & St. Thomas University, FCA students can earn both high school and university credits for the same course. This program is offered free of cost for our High School students. This program is offered free of cost to our Grade 12 students, meeting university criteria.
FCA is an official Training & Assessment Centre for: TOEFL®, IELTS™, AP® and SAT®. FCA offers high school students the opportunity to prepare for, and take these placement assessments/courses right within the school. FCA is the only training and assessment centre for these four world-class organizations in the greater Fredericton area.
FCA staff assists every international student with post-secondary school processing. Each student will receive care and guidance as they move toward their post-secondary education:
Fredericton Christian Academy welcomes students from many countries all around the world. Each "International Student Focus" gives you a glimpse of the experience of one FCA international student, that of their parent(s) and their homestay family.
If you have questions or require more information about Fredericton Christian Academy please feel free to contact one of our International Representatives.
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