About Us


Our mission is to deliver a rich and rigorous educational experience in order to develop academically high-performing students with the leadership, character, and knowledge to achieve success in high school and beyond by focusing on a culture of academic achievement, respect, self-discovery, and community.

FLI’s culture is built on:

· Academic Achievement: Providing a rigorous learning experience

· Integrity: Operating with honesty, virtue and fairness

· Respect: Appreciating each person’s unique background and beliefs, and honoring the values of   others

· Self Discovery: Recognizing how students’ interests, talents and passions outside the classroom   complement the academic learning experience

· Community: Embracing the rich perspectives of diverse backgrounds and using them to make a difference in our neighborhood and beyond

23 hours ago
Timeline Photos

Breakfast of champions... The Executive Director John Harrison York engages in light conversation with second graders this morning before school.

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Timeline Photos

Our third through eigth graders completed day one of the New York State English Language Arts test today. Many students began the day eating breakfast with their class and cheering each other on to ... See more