First Presbyterian Day School
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|First Presbyterian Day School|
|5671 Calvin Drive
Macon, Georgia, Bibb County, 31088
|School type||Independent college preparatory|
|Founder||First Presbyterian Church of Macon|
|Years offered||PK to 12|
|Classes offered||College Prep, Honors, Advanced Placement|
|Color(s)||Red, black, white|
|Athletics||GHSA Class A|
|Team name||Vikings & Lady Vikings|
|Publication||The Edda (Literary Magazine)|
The school has about 1000 students from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. In 2013 FPD opened a satellite campus, FPD Downtown, at First Presbyterian Church. The school colors are red and black and the school mascot is the Viking.
FPD is a member of Christian Schools International, of the Georgia High School Association and of the College Board. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
From the fall of 2010 FPD competed in the Georgia High School Association. 2010 was its last year in the Georgia Independent School Association.
The Elementary School was named a national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education in 2003, and the Middle School was named a national Blue Ribbon School in 2012.
- John Rocker, former major league baseball relief pitcher.
- Robert McDuffie, violinist,[self-published source]
- First Presbyterian Day School. Private School Review. Accessed March 2014.
- FPD Downtown. First Presbyterian Day School. Accessed March 2014.[self-published source]
- Jonathan Heeter (May 30, 2010). Going out on top: FPD closes its GISA era with a state baseball championship. The Telegraph (Middle Georgia). Acessed March 2014.
- National Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982 Through 2013. U.S. Department of Education. Accessed March 2014.
- "Call this school Rockerville: Battle of the Decade: Braves vs. Yankees, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 26, 1999. Accessed March 2014.
- Alumni: Distinguished Alumni Award. First Presbyterian Day School. Accessed March 2014.