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Atlanta Area Schools

The Atlanta metropolitan area offers a wide range of private schools. This page includes those schools which have their own web site. Visit them virtually.
Atlanta, Georgia
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Advanced Academy of Georgia, Carrollton
"For carefully selected students who wish to enroll full time in a residential college program and concurrently complete certain high school requirements."
Arbor Montessori School, Atlanta
"Arbor Montessori School was founded in 1970 and serves over 300 children ages 2-1/2 through 8th grade. The main campus is on a wooded in-town acreage located at 2998 LaVista Road, Decatur. A satellite campus for 3-6 year old students only is located nearer Emory University. All lead teachers are A.M.I. certified."
Alpharetta International Academy, Alpharetta
We offer classes for children ages 18 months through 9 years old, which include Pre-Primary for ages 1.5 - 3 years, Primary for children ages 2.5 - 6 years and Elementary for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders.
The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy, Atlanta
"Offers a uniquely integrated general and Jewish studies program that prepares students to function successfully in the secular world as informed and committed Jews."
Atlanta Classical Christian Academy, Smyrna
"Atlanta Classical Christian Academy (ACCA) is an independent non-profit ministry established in 2004 dedicated to helping parents nurture their children in the Christian faith and to firmly establish them in a relationship of faith in God as Creator and Savior."
Atlanta Girls School, Atlanta
"AGS is committed to helping girls develop their fullest potential intellectually, physically and spiritually....provides a safe, tolerant, ethics-based environment, where girls encourage and support one another, are respectful of one another's unique talents, and interests and are aware of accepting of cultural, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds that may be different from their own."
Atlanta Country Day School, Atlanta
"Atlanta Country Day School is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades 7 – 12."
Arlington Christian School, Fairburn
"The goal of the school's administration, faculty, and staff is to guide each student toward maturity in five areas: physical, academic, social, emotional, and spiritual."
The Atlanta Academy, Atlanta
"The Atlanta Academy is a private school serving grades kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2002 - 2003 school year. The school's philosophy recognizes the fact that each student is a multifaceted individual with physical, academic, spiritual and emotional characteristics."
Atlanta International School, Atlanta
"Atlanta International School is an independent, non-profit school offering a program of academic excellence to American and International students."
Atlanta Montessori School, Stone Mountain
"Serving the Atlanta suburban areas of Decatur, Ellenwood, Lithonia, Stone Mountain and Tucker, Atlanta Montessori Academy strives to facilitate the educational, emotional and spiritual growth of our students (ages 18 months to 9 years)."
Atlanta New Century School, Atlanta
"The Atlanta New Century School is a college prep program that focuses on core academics. Students are perceived as unique individuals with developing social, physical, and intellectual powers that are equally important for optimum growth and success."
Ben Franklin Academy, Atlanta
"As was our great preceptor, Benjamin Franklin, we are committed to the idea of the usefulness of knowledge and to the promise of its practical adaption to the world's needs."
Brandon Hall School, Atlanta
"Brandon Hall's program is designed for average to above-average students in grades 4 - 12, & PG who would benefit from very small class sizes and an emphasis on individualized attention, organization, structure, accountability and the ordering of priorities. Both day (coeducational) and boarding (boys only) programs are available."
Brimarsh Academy, Roswell
Infant daycare, Pre-K, K-8th Elementary/Middle School conveniently located in Roswell, GA. Non-denominational. Maximum class size 11. Accredited. Offering Spanish, Music, Art Appreciation, and Computers. Established in 1979. Call 770-992-0416. Executive Director Gail Ferguson.
Cathedral Academy, Decatur
"Cathedral Academy is the educational ministry of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Decatur, Georgia." K-12. Coed. Day.
The Children's School, Atlanta
"At The Children's School we strive to prepare children so that they will be able to manage their lives satisfactorily in the complex world. "
Christ The King School, Atlanta
"Christ the King School was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1937 for the purpose of providing a quality education in a Catholic environment."
Cliff Valley School, Atlanta
"Founded in 1966, Cliff Valley School is committed to developing the natural learner in every child throughout the preschool and elementary years. Cliff Valley School is a non-profit, nonsectarian school."
The Cottage School, Roswell
"The Cottage School is a middle and high school for students with ADHD and learning disabilities offering small structured classes, individualized programming, after school and summer programs." 6-12. Coed. Day.
Dominion Christian High School, Marietta
"Our curriculum is college preparatory and it is our desire to have students of all backgrounds and experiences have an opportunity to receive our education at an affordable cost to their families."
The Donnellan School, Atlanta
"Established in 1996, The Donnellan School promotes a comprehensive program for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Combining the tradition of Catholic education with a sense of community, the children develop self-esteem, learn to set goals, and cultivate the talents necessary for the 21st century."
Eagle's Landing Christian Academy, Atlanta
"Eagle's Landing Christian Academy provides educational programs for grades K-3 through 12. "
Friends School of Atlanta, Decatur
"The Friends School of Atlanta is a community of learners dedicated to nurturing the mind, body and spirit of children in grades pre-kindergarten through eight. The Friends School of Atlanta continues a 300-year tradition of education based on the belief that all people have within themselves the spirit of their own goodness."
First Montessori School of Atlanta, Atlanta
"We are the oldest Montessori school in the Southeast, having been established in 1963. We offer four distinct educational programs for children ages 2 1/2 to 15 years, as well as extended day programs."
The Galloway School, Atlanta
"To develop a diverse community of learners who support the concept of solid performance, to create an environment that places a high premium on human dignity and common decency and to instill a lifelong interest in learning." K-12. Coed. Day.
Georgia-Cumberland Academy, Calhoun
"Georgia-Cumberland Academy is a private academy operated by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, has an approximate annual enrollment of 200 students, ages 14-18."
George Walton Academy, Monroe
"George Walton Academy was founded in 1969 by parents and community leaders who wanted a strong college preparatory private school for the young people of Walton and surrounding counties."
Greater Atlanta Christian School, Norcross
"A Christian, coeducational college preparatory school enrolling over 1200 students in three-year old kindergarten through grade 12."
High Meadows School & Camp, Roswell
"High Meadows School & Camp is an independent, nonprofit school, established in 1973 serving children ages 3 through the 8th grade. We have achieved accreditation by NAEYC, the Georgia Accrediting Commission and most recently recommended to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools."
Horizons School, Atlanta
"Horizons is a small, diverse school which continually challenges every community member to grow. It demands respect for each individual."
The Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy, Atlanta
"Our mission is to provide Jewish students an outstanding Jewish day school education, integrating Judaic and general studies in a traditional curriculum that is both challenging and stimulating."
The Heiskell School, Atlanta
"Offers one of the finest academic programs available at the preschool, elementary, and junior high levels. Students thrive in the close-knit, family-like atmosphere created by teachers who masterfully combine both tradition and innovative teaching methods." K-8. Coed. Day.
The Heritage School, Newnan
"The mission of The Heritage School is to provide a quality, co-educational college preparatory education in a caring, challenging atmosphere that encourages the development of the full potential of each student." K-12. Coed. Day.
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, Atlanta
K-12. Coed. Episcopal day school.
The Howard School, Atlanta
"The Howard School pioneered the development of educational and assessment programs for individuals with language-learning disabilities and/or differences. The school continues to be a leader in innovative programming for these individuals."
Holy Spirit Preparatory School, Atlanta
Established in 1996, Holy Spirit Preparatory School promotes a classic college preparatory program of academic excellence and authentic Catholic faith formation for students in Preschool through High School.
King's Ridge Christian School, Alpharetta
"King's Ridge Christian School is an independent, coeducational day school that provides a college preparatory education equipping students to serve, to know and to believe."
LaGrange Academy, Lagrange
"LaGrange Academy is committed to providing a superior education in a caring, cooperative, and stimulating environment, emphasizing strong moral and ethical values, while instilling a life-long love of learning." K-12. Coed. Day.
The Lovett School, Atlanta
"A coeducational college-preparatory day school...founded in 1926 by Mrs. Eva Edwards Lovett, the school retains her emphasis on a concern for the development of all aspects of the child."
Language Discovery Academy, Cumming
"LDA is a private academy that enriches its student's lives through languages and exposes them to the world. We provide an international curriculum with world acclaim."
Marist School, Atlanta
"Marist is a private, nonprofit, Roman Catholic, college preparatory day school for boys and girls in  grades 7 through 12.  It was founded in 1901 by Father John E. Gunn of the Society of Mary popularly known as "The Marists").
Mill Springs Academy, Alpharetta
"Mill Springs Academy is a small, structured, accredited day school which provides an individualized curriculum for students with nontraditional learning styles who are not achieving their potential within a traditional setting."
Mount Paran Christian School, Marietta
"Mount Paran Christian School is fully accredited through The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. MPCS offers programs for Preschool, Elementary, Middle School and High School students."
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, Atlanta
"The mission of the school is to provide a positive, nurturing and academically structured environment which inspires a love of learning, and prepares children for continued academic successes, with a personal commitment to excellence."
Oak Mountain Academy, Carrolton
"Families shine when parents are an integral part of the education process. At Oak Mountain we welcome parent inquiries, help, suggestions, and participation. Here we are partners in educating children." PK-12. Coed. Day.
Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool, Atlanta
Oakhurst Cooperative Preschool is a parent-teacher cooperative established in 2005 as the result of the grassroots efforts of neighborhood parents wanting to create a supportive learning environment for the children and families of Oakhurst and surrounding neighborhoods.
Our Lady of the Assumption School, Atlanta
“OLA seeks to create a nurturing environment that provides for the spiritual, emotional, academic, and physical development of the child. Within a context of a Christian faith community, the faculty and staff challenge each child to realize his/her fullest spiritual and academic potential."
Pace Academy, Atlanta
"An independent college preparatory school...enrolls 825  students in pre-first through twelfth grades...provides a rigorous academic curriculum to prepare  students for success at a variety of prestigious colleges and universities."
The Paideia School, Atlanta
"The Paideia School serves families with children ages three through eighteen. The school actively seeks racial, cultural, and economic diversity in its student body. Paideia is nonsectarian." K-12. Coed. Day.
Rabun Gap Nacoochee School, Rabun Gap
"Our philosophy of 'Work, Study, Worship' holds the same promise for today's young men and women as it has for all our graduates . . . personal growth, academic achievement and character development."
Renaissance Montessori School, Atlanta
"Under Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) directories and guidance, we offer a carefully prepared environment and curriculum with which we help each child to realize his or her many individual potentialities (intellectual, social, moral, artistic...), and in so doing create a Joy of Learning."
Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville
Excellence in college preparation since 1907. A nationally recognized college preparatory school for  boys in 7th through 12th grades.
Saint Joseph School, Marietta
"We have approximately 500 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. There are two homerooms per grade with 25 students per kindergarten class, and 28 students for grades 1st through 8th."
Saint Jude the Apostle School, Atlanta
"The school is guided by the educational mission of the Church, which embraces three interrelated dimensions: message, service and community."
Saint Martin's Episcopal School, Atlanta
"Provides quality education in a loving, Christian environment to students of average to above average ability...the school is in the midst of a significant expansion both in terms of facilities and enrollment and will be adding students and sections...over the next several years."
Saint Pius X Catholic High School, Atlanta
"St. Pius X Catholic High School, Atlanta's first archdiocesan secondary school, provides a comprehensive co-educational college preparatory program. The Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith are fostered and modeled within a diverse and interdependent community which lives, learns, and worships together." 9-12. Coed. Day.
Saint Thomas More Catholic School, Decatur
"As a parish school in the Archdiocese of Atlanta, St. Thomas More is guided by rules, regulations and policies set by the archdiocese." Coed. Day. PK-8.
The Schenck School, Atlanta
"In 1959, The Schenck School was founded by David Schenck as the first school in the Southeast to teach children with learning and dyslexia-related disabilities that cause difficulty with reading and specific language skills."
Trinity School, Atlanta
"Founded in 1951, Trinity School is an independent, nondenominational, co-ed day school with 480 students from 2 years old through 6th grade."
The Walker School, Marietta
"Walker is a private, independent college preparatory school in Marietta, Georgia."
The Waldorf School Of Atlanta
“The Waldorf School Of Atlanta inspires in its students a life-long love of learning through a curriculum that balances academic, artistic, and practical life skills, providing an approach to education that respects the unique abilities of each child and fosters his or her ability to think with clarity, to feel with compassion, and to act with purpose and social responsibility in their world.”
The Weber School, Dunwoody
"The Weber School is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational day school for students in grades nine through twelve. Located in Dunwoody, a suburb of Atlanta, the School opened its doors to 19 students in grades nine and ten in 1997. In its seventh year of existence, The Weber School has 121 students from all Jewish backgrounds and affiliations. The class of 2004 has 25 students."
Wesleyan School, Norcross
"Wesleyan School is an independent Christian school serving elementary, middle and high school students."
The Westminster Schools, Atlanta
"The Westminster Schools was established to provide boys and girls a strong college preparatory education in a Christian environment. More than 1700 students are enrolled in classes from pre-first through twelfth grade."
Whitefield Academy, Atlanta
"A Christ-centered college preparatory school for grades 6-12, exists to bolster Christian families in rearing young people who go on to college and life with a passion for learning, for others ahead of self, and for the living and active Jesus."  6-12. Coed. Day.
Woodward Academy, College Park
"Founded in 1900 by Colonel John Charles Woodward as Georgia Military Academy, a secondary boarding school for boys... has evolved into an incorporated, non-profit institution with a self-perpetuating Governing Board. In 1964, the Board permitted the enrollment of girls; in 1966 it eliminated the military program and renamed the Academy for its founder."

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