Foundation Academy Primary

Building a Strong Foundation

Founded in 2014, FA Primary serves students in Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade.

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At FA Primary, we...

In the Primary School, we aim to instill a lifelong love of learning in the hearts and minds of our young scholars. Lessons are designed to incorporate rigorous skills that promote critical thinking and fun through play.


About Foundation Academy Primary

Primary School is about learning academically and socially, and communicating effectively with others is an important, ongoing part of our scholars' experience.

Between kindergarten and second grade, classrooms are co-taught by two highly-qualified teachers in order to maximize one-on-one opportunities for growth and modified instruction. From a young age, our Primary students learn that with great efforts come great rewards. We emphasize with our scholars and families that when you work hard, you play hard!

Our state standardized assessment data proves that students progressing from K-2 at Foundation Academy will be equipped with the academic skills needed to exceed grade-level expectations.

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Kheri Freeman

Kheri Freeman, FA Primary School Principal-in-Residence

My "Why..."

"To advocate for equity, foster transformational and fundamental change, and empower others to do the same for themselves and their communities."

Ms. Freeman is co-leader of Primary School. Prior to joining Foundation Academies, Ms. Freeman performed the responsibilities of various roles in education beginning as a Third Grade Teacher and continuing on to be a Department Chair, Dean of Students, and a Director of Internship Programming in schools in Newark, East Orange, and Plainfield, New Jersey. Ms. Freeman earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology at George Washington University and her Master of Education from the University of North Texas.

Brittany Greco

Brittany Greco, FA Primary School Principal-in-Residence

My "Why..."

“To inspire and foster a culture of learning that allows individuals to recognize possibilities that help unlock their full potential."

Ms. Greco is co-leader of Primary School. She served as Primary School Instructional Dean since 2020, working with faculty to improve our instructional environment for scholars kindergarten through second grade. Prior to coming to Foundation, she was a teacher for first and third grades, an instructional leader, and a Principal Fellow. Ms. Greco earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History for Secondary Education from East Stroudsburg University and her Master of Arts degree in Teaching through Relay Graduate School.

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Our schools are just a quick car ride to downtown Princeton, a 45-minute SEPTA ride to Center City Philadelphia, or a hop on the NJ Transit Express to New York City.