When public school isn’t the right fit for your child, private school becomes the answer. Whether you’re on the look out for elementary, middle school or high school options, the search can be daunting.
Galloway School, Woodward Academy, Holy Innocents, Atlanta International School…everyone knows about these schools. But where else can students and parents find a sense of community, that perfect foreign language class, or the ideal supplement to superior act/sat scores? Let our guide help!
Sudbury School of Atlanta is a mixed-age, democratic, self-directed learning community run by students and staff that enrolls individuals ages 4 to 18. Empowered with freedom and responsibility, students have unlimited time and space to explore their interests. Students learn to trust themselves and direct their own learning, all while discovering a deep sense of community. The Sudbury model fosters cooperation and active citizenship, as every student has a voice and a vote in how the school operates. The Sudbury model has been trailblazing a revolution in education since the first school opened in 1968, and we are proud to be the only Sudbury school in the state of Georgia. Come and see the magic that happens when young people are full respected, deeply empowered, and truly free. We offer tours during school hours and monthly weekend open houses if you’d like to learn more.
Phone number: 404-500-8680
Number of Students: 20
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:15
Year Founded: 2012
Academe’s educational approach encourages students to think beyond memorization and standardized tests, emphasizing active involvement and creative consideration. At Academe of the Oaks learning is centered on lived experience. Their mission is to redefine the high school experience by educating their students to be resourceful, clear, and flexible thinkers, capable of making profound and positive contributions to the fast-changing world they inherit.
Alpharetta Christian Academy is a Christ centered and family oriented ministry dedicated to developing and transforming students for a lifetime of learning, loving, leading, achieving, and serving. They train their students to become outstanding citizens and Christian leaders in their communities.
The Annunciation Day School was founded in 2002 as a ministry of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Atlanta. They have grown rapidly into a Preschool and K-7th grade school that offers a STEAM integrated curriculum, project based opportunities for students, and state of the art instructional technology. The goal at ADS is to ensure that students receive a high quality education in an environment where they can actively participate in their education, build confidence, and acquire core skills that will allow them to become problem solvers and contributing members in society.
Arlington Christian School is a college preparatory school dedicated to maintaining the original mission of helping children grow, as Jesus did, in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man. They are known for their close-knit family environment, challenging core academic program, compassionate educators, and a strong community where everyone is held to high expectations.
Their unique academic environment is enhanced by the use of dynamic and effective methods of instruction. Students are encouraged, through an interdisciplinary approach, to seek academic challenges, develop critical thinking skills, and apply new concepts as they strive to become responsible leaders. Their small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and involved parents help to create a safe and supportive environment in which individual talents are developed and shared.
Atlanta Country Day School is a private, co-educational, and college preparatory institution serving students in grades seven through twelve, with a basis of the founding principles of accountability and respect,. Instruction is given in both traditional and nontraditional classroom settings, fostering students’ academic talents and strengthening those subjects in need of improvement with the end goal of building responsible, self-reliant, and well-rounded young adults who are fully prepared for higher education and the world.
Atlanta Girls’ School teaches girls to be world-class problem solvers. Our curriculum and culture emerge from a distinct vision of what girls must learn individually and collectively to become thoughtful and capable leaders. The school is the only independent, nonsectarian, college-prep school for only girls in Georgia.
Atlanta International Montessori School offers the highest quality individualized Montessori education experience, focused on fostering independence combined with a sense of community and global awareness. They give this to each child from 8 weeks to 15 years old.
Through their rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum, world-class language acquisition program and multicultural community, they create internationally-minded and critical-thinking innovators who successfully collaborate in this increasingly global, interconnected world and who are poised to shape the 21st century.
Atlanta Jewish Academy is a college preparatory, co-educational, preschool-12th grade, independent Jewish Day School, guided by modern orthodox values and principles. They embody the ideals of community, tradition, individual development, and educational innovation.
The Atlanta Speech School effects transformative change in the lives of children and adults through research-based practices, innovation, advocacy, and partnerships with other organizations so that each child at the Atlanta Speech School and every child in Georgia can acquire the language and literacy abilities essential for deciding his or her own future.
Bible Baptist Christian School was founded with the goal of glorifying the Lord Jesus Christ and preparing children and teenagers for a life of service to God, country, and others. They believe Christian education should be different; therefore, we offer academic excellence, fine arts, and athletics in a well-disciplined, spiritual atmosphere.
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School exists to provide a nurturing educational environment that transforms lives in Christ, integrating spiritual formation, academic excellence, artistic sensibility, and athletic achievement.
This prestigious boarding school draws students from not only the Southeast but around the World. Their mission as a co-educational, global boarding and day school challenges students to lead lives of leadership, scholarship, and service. Their community celebrates learning, fosters global citizenship, embraces diversity, encourages athleticism and artistic expression, and inspires students to find their path and lead the way. They offer day and boarding options.
Glorifying God by assisting parents, providing a Christ-centered, academically excellent education, edifying the whole child, resulting in Godly leadership through service.
As a learning community, Chosen Generation Christian Academy encourages each student’s spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, and physical growth by applying Biblical truth in the context of real life.
Christ the King School creates a nurturing, Christ-centered environment based on its Catholic tradition of fostering academic excellence, individual responsibility, spirituality, and growth of the whole child, in order to spread the Good News of Jesus in word and deed.
Cliff Valley’s mission is to provide outstanding education focused on children’s academic and social development in a caring community environment, and they are particularly serious about the descriptor outstanding.
The mission of CHCS is to assist parents with their God-given responsibilities of training, educating, and spiritually developing their children. CHCS desires to unite our hearts and hands together in training children to achieve their best for God.
Cornerstone Christian Academy will partner with parents to provide a quality academic education designed to develop students who will follow Christ, embrace biblical truth and live lives that glorify God.
The goal of Cornerstone Schools is to encourage the highest possible level of academic achievement and personal confidence in every student through stimulating, enriching and challenging programs.
Covenant Christian School defines education in the reformed and classical traditions while developing Christian character in Biblical truths. They use children’s God-given strength at each stage of growth to encourage knowledge. This includes equipping children with the skills to encompass a lifetime love of learning by instructing the student on not only what to learn, but how to learn.
Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of children with high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD and other learning differences. The mission of the academy is to provide a safe, supportive, educational environment in partnership with faculty, staff, students and parents. Their academic and social curriculum encourages the development of life skills essential in becoming self-sufficient adults.
Cumberland Christian Academy is an independent Christian school that exists to challenge young people to know Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, to adopt a biblical world view, to love others as themselves, and to grow in knowledge and skill through academic excellence, in order that they may serve our Lord and others through their character, spiritual integrity, and leadership.
Eagle’s Landing strives to prepare students from the youngest age to progress year by year into students who are capable of succeeding in a rigorous academic setting, taking advantage of Honors and AP courses. This is achieved through an alignment of curriculum and face-to-face, intentional collaboration of teachers of preschool through 12th grade students.
Fellowship Christian School is a Christ-centered, college preparatory, independent, non-denominational covenant school. Their vision for students includes the integration of a Biblical worldview into a curriculum where character, values and essential life skills are emphasized and modeled by a professional and dedicated faculty. Fellowship Christian School nurtures and educates the whole child, the heart, mind, body and soul.
Fulton Science Academy Private School offers a pre-K through 12th grade setting and envisions it to become a nationally ranked and recognized school serving advanced and gifted student populations committed to academic success, civic responsibility, and high ethical values within a safe environment that celebrates diversity and is supported by the collaborative efforts of its stakeholders and the broader community.
George Walton Academy is a college preparatory school that prepares students to become contributing citizens and leaders in a global society by promoting intellectual, physical, artistic and ethical excellence.
At Greater Atlanta Christian School their faculty and coaches serve as trusted mentors who identify and develop a child’s gifts in a Christ-centered community. Within their many award-winning programs in academics, athletics, and fine arts, the students have the freedom and opportunity to explore new paths and fully realize their individual strengths.
Providing a Christ-centered learning community that challenges all students to realize their greatest potential for transforming their world and impacting their culture. They offer a strong academic program in a Christ-centered environment with many extra-curricular opportunities in the areas of academics, athletics, fine arts and spirituality.
They strive to provide an academically rigorous educational experience designed to help students know, love, and practice that which is true, good, and excellent and to prepare them to live purposefully and intelligently in the service of God and man.
Heritage Preparatory School is the only the only covenant, classical and Christian Pre-K through 8 school inside the perimeter. They embrace a distinctive yet classical understanding of the aim of education, offering an academically rigorous educational experience designed to help students know, love and practice that which is true, good and excellent.
Children at Hess Academy cultivate critical thinking and learning skills as they flourish in an atmosphere of collaboration and discovery. In our challenging and engaging environment, a Hess Academy student grows deep academic roots, a strong, supple core of honesty and integrity, a fully flowering mind, and social and emotional confidence.
High Meadows is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, progressive school that offers classes in grades pre-k through 8th. The High Meadows community celebrates and perpetuates each individual’s quest for knowledge and skill, sense of wonder, and connection to the natural environment. They empower each child to be a compassionate, responsible, and active global citizen.
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School offers an educational program including academics, arts, athletics, and spiritual formation. Through opportunities to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and emotionally, students develop their individual worth and dignity. The academic program prepares students for higher education and emphasizes learning as a pathway toward ethical leadership and a commitment to the common good.
Holy Redeemer Catholic School is a faith-centered community, dedicated to living the principles of the Catholic Tradition rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The school’s environment and curriculum challenge the full potential of each child and embrace a visionary approach toward academic excellence and life-long learning .
Holy Spirit Prep creates a unique communion of joy among students, their families, and faculty and staff, in the context of a pre-eminent pre-K2 through 12th grade Catholic college preparatory school.They seek to prepare students for a lifetime of happiness by inculcating in them three foundational virtues – having deep and abiding faith, exercising prudence and embodying magnanimity.
As a diverse Catholic community, Immaculate Heart of Mary School models Gospel values and strives to achieve excellence so as to develop positive, productive Christians serving society
Intown exists as an educational alternative that stands apart. They believe parents are the primary educators of their children, and it is their calling to come alongside you in raising life-long learners. Their philosophy, practices, and operations are based on this truth. They are successful when they are partners working together toward the same ends with children.
Johnson Ferry Christian Academy is a Christ-centered, accredited school which offers a certified Collegiate-Style™ education. Johnson Ferry Christian Academy provides a rigorous college-preparatory education and is a ministry of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church.
King’s Ridge offers a broader experience with a 21st Century Christian education supported by a staff who integrate faith in the classroom, on the stage, field and court. The soft skills business leaders seek is also a vital part of the curriculum.
With campuses in both Peachtree City and Fairburn, this Christian school provides a comprehensive academic program. They help students develop a passion for excellence in an environment that provides challenge and differentiation. The curricular requirements include reading, writing, grammar, spelling, math, social studies, science, and Bible.
The mission of Marist School is to form the whole person in the image of Christ through instruction grounded in religious values, the teachings of the Catholic Church, and the spirit of the Society of Mary. This mission is advanced through communal pursuit of excellence in academic, religious, extracurricular, leadership, and service programs.
McGinnis Woods is committed to providing a superior academic education while building confidence and self-esteem. Small class sizes and low student-teacher ratios enable frequent one-on-one learning. Children learn through a variety of channels including teacher-student classroom lessons, small group activities, and hands-on experiments.
Midtown International School is a school for ambitious, accelerated learners; they know students thrive in settings where personal interaction drives breakthroughs, where challenge ignites creativity and invention, and where problem-based learning leads to the next exciting discovery. MIS is Atlanta’s home for globally minded, gifted learners.
Midway Covenant Christian School presents a Christ-centered education based upon the Classical Methodology. They implement a rigorous curriculum to ensure preparation for the next stage in their students’ academic journey, both in character and knowledge.
Mill Springs Academy is a values-based educational community dedicated to the academic, physical, and social growth of those students who have not realized their full potential in traditional classroom settings. They provide exceptional facilities including individual school buildings, fine arts and athletics, and offer a stimulating and challenging learning environment that utilizes technology across the entire curriculum.
They offer the highest quality individualized Montessori education experience, focused on fostering independence combined with a sense of community and global awareness. They offer this for children from 13 months to 18 years of age.
Mount Paran Christian School provides students with a journey to maximize and then exceed their potential in a safe environment; encouraging students to take risks – sometimes falling short, always learning – developing their own ideas and exploring diverse perspectives while embracing their Christianity.
Mount Pisgah Christian School provides an outstanding college-preparatory education grounded in Christian faith and values.
MVPS is a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact, which is grounded in Christian values as they prepare all students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. They set a new standard for high school, by helping your child to solve complex problems by analyzing information and being involved in the discussion.
Mt. Bethel Christian Academy is an independent, Christian preparatory school serving students in grades Junior Kindergarten through twelfth grade.Their mission is to provide a truly Christ-centered education for students through an environment that develops and encourages academic excellence, spiritual growth, and a lifelong love and desire for learning.
With a commitment to Jesus Christ, North Cobb Christian School provides a biblically based, academically excellent education in a nurturing environment, developing students’ potential to impact their world for Christ. They’ve combined talented teachers, a proven curriculum, and exceptional enrichment opportunities with a community of faith that inspires each student to strive for excellence.
The goal of Notre Dame Academy is to integrate the teachings of the Gospel within the context of academic content. Students with faith have a desire to critically examine the world around them and not accept statements as truths. Knowledge of the Gospel gives power to the learner to remain objective and independent when faced with the attitudes and habits of society.
With small class sizes and an exceptional fine arts program, Old Suwanee believes that a strong foundation on God’s Word is the most important part to an education.
This full immersion school offers both Japanese and Chinese with a Spanish supplement for enrichment. Their local delivery of a well-balanced, rigorous academic curriculum is taught with a global perspective. Every child will have a solid footing in their native tongue and the foundation needed to build on other aspects of their development.
Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School seeks to create a nurturing environment grounded in the Catholic faith, which provides for the spiritual and academic development of each child.
Our Lady of Mercy, a college preparatory school rooted in the Tradition of the Catholic Church, transforms students by providing opportunities to excel as Christian leaders through rigorous academics, inclusive extracurricular programs, and Christ-centered activities.
In a safe and nurturing environment, Our Lady of Victory Catholic School serves students and families from diverse communities, while living the Roman Catholic Faith. They educate the whole child in mind, body, and spirit by building a foundation for lifelong learning based on engagement in their Faith and academic excellence.
Pace focuses on developing each child’s passions and strengths through academics, athletics and the arts. They also understand that education today is more complicated than the three As; it’s about providing global perspectives in the classroom and an integrated experience before and after the bell rings and strive to provide that.
Paideia should be a school which values excellence. They ought to encourage their children to do their best in all or most of what they try. As well as excellence in basic academic areas, they should emphasize quality work in the arts, in athletics and in leadership.
Peachtree Academy is a non-denominational, college preparatory private school that provides a rigorous, well balanced, and enriching educational experience. Their challenging curriculum incorporates innovative strategies in combination with a traditional repertoire delivered by an expert staff committed to the highest standards of academic scholarship that will inspire all students to reach their highest God-given potential.
Perimeter School is different! They believe that childhood should be preserved. They believe that school should be like family, not separate from home, with one gracious Lord. They believe that logic is great, but fueling imagination and serving others are even greater. It’s a school where children know they are loved, love to learn, and learn to serve.
Pinecrest Academy is a private Catholic school serving Pre-K through 12 students. They provide an atmosphere of academic rigor and critical thinking, while offering personalized attention in a Christ-centered environment of faith and reason. The rich content of our liberal arts-based curriculum allowsstudents to discover the world around them, think critically about it, and meet the challenges of life.
Rivers Academy is a private school serving students in both the Atlanta and Alpharetta areas of Georgia. The Rivers Academy student is one who pursues a passion at an elite level, which causes the demands of travel, practice and performance unmanageable with a traditional five-day school week. Most of their activities are not offered in a traditional school, or the student has surpassed the high school level.
Saint Francis offers its students an exceptional college preparatory program in a unique learning environment. Our commitment to small classes, a low teacher-to-pupil ratio, and the incorporation of a strong study skills program within the general curriculum allows us to challenge each and every student to the maximum of their ability.
St. Benedict’s Episcopal School is an Episcopal parish day school. Being mindful of the different ethnic and religious backgrounds of our students, they offer weekly chapel services in the Christian Episcopal tradition of openness and inclusion. St. Benedict’s School encourages student creativity and inquiry-based learning in a caring and nurturing environment.
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School unites with family and community to provide an excellent academic and religious education, developing the whole child while encouraging individual talents and abilities in a Christ-centered environment. In imitation of St. Catherine, faithful daughter of the Church, they provide a formation grounded in truth through which they engage the culture, setting the world ablaze with the love of Christ.
St. John Neumann Regional Catholic School’s mission is to challenge students to reach their full potential in spirit, mind, heart, and body by providing a quality education that fosters academic excellence and reflects Gospel values in a safe, Christian environment.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic School has a longstanding history of academic excellence in a Christ centered environment. The school community eduactes the whole child: body, mind and soul. The school motto, “Reverence, Respect, and Responsibility,” represents core values demonstrated in all aspects of school life: worship, service, academic study, and extracurricular activities.
St. Joseph Catholic School’s mission is to educate each student by embracing their faith and upholding academic excellence within a Catholic community devoted to developing the whole child. Their academic excellence is achieved through a rigorous curriculum which builds an educational foundation leading to a mastery of skills and the application of critical thinking.
St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School develops Catholic Faith, demonstrates Christian Living, commits to students learning, and fosters good stewardship of God’s world.
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is a coeducational day school serving around 600 students ages 3 years old through 8th grade for over 50 years. The school strives to accommodate children with varying backgrounds and is open to all qualified children without regard to race, color, creed or national origin. The cornerstone of their philosophy is expressed in the school motto, “Quality Education in a Loving Environment.”
A Christian school where teachers pray with their students and the students memorize Bible passages as a part of the weekly curriculum, and Christian principles are incorporated into every subject and they pray at every meal.
St. Pius X, an archdiocesan high school, provides a college preparatory education for the formation of the mind,
body and spirit of each student in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church.
St. Thomas More Catholic School is a nurturing community that works together to achieve excellence in academics, faith and service. As a Catholic school, they strive every day to reinforce with their students, and ourselves, the importance of faith, academics, and service.
St. Timothy School’s mission is to empower students to become their best selves, spiritually, intellectually, physically, emotionally, and socially in a Christian environment. Their curriculum reflects their mission and addresses the needs of each student developmentally and emphasizes growth in all areas.
Strong Rock Christian School’s mission is to glorify God and partner with families in educating and inspiring their children to impact the world for Jesus Christ. They are committed to partnering with the home, church, and school to raise up a child to be a follower and disciple of Jesus Christ. They believe that every child is “fearfully and wonderfully” created by God.
Sugar Hill Christian Academy strives to provide excellence in Christ-centered education. They offer a curriculum that combines strong academics and character virtues that will equip the next generation to stand strong and firm in their faith. They ensure biblical knowledge is integrated into each and every subject encouraging each student’s spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, and physical growth by applying biblical truth in the context of real life.
The Swift School prepares students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences to be successful in life. Steeped in the philosophy of Orton-Gillingham, their instruction involves a multi-sensory approach, which is a method proven to be successful when dealing with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
Their mission is to provide a demanding international education that will challenge students to become responsible, effective and caring world citizens, who will help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect for the other members of the community and the environment. Their immersion programs are offered in Spanish and French and Mandarin in the afternoon.
The Children’s School is a highly engaged, compassionate, courageous and diverse community of student and adult learners. They honor every member of this community as their authentic self and embrace play in everything they do because it is essential to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cultural development of our young children and young adults.
The Cottage School builds a sense of self for students with special learning needs through academic and experiential programming. The Cottage School prepares individuals for fulfillment of their true potential as confident, productive, and independent adults.
The Davis Academy, an accredited Reform Jewish Day School, strives to create a community in which children develop a life-long love for learning and commitment to Jewish life founded on morals, values, and ethics, grounded in Torah. At The Davis Academy they don’t teach to the test, they teach the whole child.
The Epstein School is focused on blended learning and language immersion taught by a talented, compassionate faculty and bolstered by cutting-edge technology. They embrace partnership between family, home and school instilling a strong sense of identity and preparedness for higher education. They are an inclusive community guided by the principles of Conservative Judaism and the timeless values of our people.
The Friends School Of Atlanta’s mission is to provide challenging academics in a diverse environment, drawing on the Quaker testimonies, or values, of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality and stewardship to empower their students to go out into the world with conscience, conviction and compassion.
The Galloway School encourages students to value both themselves and to value learning. Students set and achieve goals based on the individual striving for excellence rather than in competition with others. Students at Galloway pursue a strong academic curriculum and are guided by teachers and staff to make decisions about their education. The value placed on the uniqueness of each child is reflected in the small classes that allow personal contact between students and teachers and flexibility in planning the best learning approach.
The Lovett School’s mission is to graduate young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom and prepare them to succeed in college and as responsible citizens of the world. They support this mission by offering students integrated experiences in academics, arts, athletics, and service, and through these experiences they seek to develop the whole child.
The SAE School is an independent project-based learning school serving preschool-12th grade students. They are not affiliated with a specific church or religion, and the school’s core values are clearly evident by their actions and respect for others’ beliefs, customs, and traditions.
The Schenck School is widely regarded as one of the top schools for dyslexic students in the United States. Their strategy is the focused, accelerated remediation of dyslexia using the highly effective Orton-Gillingham Approach. While reading and writing are central to their curriculum, The Schenck School offers a comprehensive educational program for Kindergarten through sixth grade to help students develop intellectually and to prepare them to reenter mainstream schools successfully.
The Waldorf School of Atlanta develops in its students the will to become life-long learners by fostering in each student the ability to think with clarity, feel with compassion, and act with purpose in the world. They teach a hands-on, integrated curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and grounded in artistic and practical work to create an optimal environment where children develop intellectual curiosity, social sensitivity, and physical stamina.
The Walker School is the college-preparatory independent school for families seeking an engaging educational experience within an intimately scaled, caring and diverse community where opportunities abound and meaningful relationships inspire transformative learning. Walker teachers cultivate students’ spirit of wanting to know in every setting—the classroom and the hallway, the laboratory and the library, the art studio and the stage, the court and the playing field.
The Weber School prepares its students for success in college and in life, inspiring them to be knowledgeable, thinking, responsible Jewish adults, by weaving together the pursuit of academic excellence; a commitment to Jewish values, the Jewish people and Israel; and a responsibility to serve our community and improve our world.
Westminster is a Christian, co-ed independent day school, which seeks to develop the whole person for college and for life through excellent education. Since 1951, their students have been inspired to become leaders of conscience in Atlanta and all over the World.
Torah Day School of Atlanta provides an authentic Torah education and a robust General Studies curriculum in a warm and nurturing environment. Their dedicated staff infuses students with a passion for learning, a love of mitzvos and chesed, and a strong connection to Eretz Yisrael.
The Trinity School’s educational program includes hands-on learning, classroom instruction, the use of technology, and an abundance of creative exploration. Students utilize a variety of technology to support their learning, including class sets of iPads for each grade level, a 1:1 device program for Fourth through Sixth Grade, electronic white boards, and daily access to the School’s Idea Lab, iHub, and Learning Commons.
Their mission is to be a Christian school of academic excellence by providing each student a diverse college preparatory education guided by Christian principles and beliefs; by challenging and nurturing the mind, body, and spirit; and by developing responsible stewardship in the changing world.
Whitefield Academy strengthens the intellect so students gain more than basic knowledge and they gain understanding and wisdom. Students learn to think and reason well, read closely, write persuasively and solve challenging and complex problems. Whitefield cultivates Christ-centered character by bolstering a vibrant community of like-minded families and educators to raise a generation of leaders to impact the world for Christ.
William & Reed Academy provides parents and students another choice for an accredited college preparatory education. William & Reed Academy has a unique and specialized approach to teaching students in a small class setting while preparing them for the college of their choice. William & Reed Academy offers students in grades 6 – 12 a concentrated school week of Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with an optional online/Flex period component that ends daily at 2:00 p.m. This schedule maximizes academic instructional time by offering core academic classes in a shorter school day blended with online electives. The concentrated school week offers small classes in all core subjects (math, science, social studies, and language arts) and various online electives such as Forensic Science, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, five world languages, and 20 Advanced Placement courses. The student-friendly schedule also allows students to spend time on other interests like sports and fine arts while still receiving an accredited, college preparatory education without sacrificing academic quality or instructional time. Overall, William & Reed Academy’s unique schedule is proving to have a positive effect on students’ emotional well-being while also yielding higher academic results.
At Wood Acres they treasure their students and their families. They celebrate their successes and work diligently to solve any problems or concerns. They never compromise on academic rigor and excellence, yet they cherish childhood and all the fits and starts that come with an ever-changing young person.
Woodward Academy is a special place with a unique culture, where our teachers offer wise guidance every step of the way, from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. They offer unparalleled opportunities in academics, the arts, and athletics as well as prolific co-curricular opportunities. Their emphasis on community service prepares students to become engaged and giving citizens of the world.
After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.
Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.