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Cobb Schools

Cornerstone Preparatory Academy (K–12)
www.cornerstoneprep.org
(770) 529-7077

Founded in 2004, Cornerstone Preparatory Academy is a certified University-Model School, which means students attend classes both on campus and in their homes. This helps them develop the study skills and work ethic necessary to succeed in a college environment. Current student enrollment at CPA is 380. In their junior and senior years, students who qualify may participate in the school’s dual enrollment program with Kennesaw State University; currently more than 10 percent of CPA’s students take advantage of this opportunity. Graduating seniors recently earned more than $700,000 in college scholarships. Extracurricular activities include entrepreneur classes, drama, engineering and newspaper.

Cumberland Christian Academy (PreK-3–12)
www.cumberlandchristian.org
(770) 819-5040

Cumberland Christian Academy has been providing students an education steeped in biblical philosophy since 1989. Class sizes average about 20 students, with a low student/teacher ratio. CCA is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International. High school students have access to college and career counseling to help with applications. Between 2011 and 2013, 100 percent of the school’s graduating seniors had received acceptance to an institute of higher learning. Fine Arts electives help students become a part of worship-centered music programs and private lessons are also available in the visual and performing arts.

East Cobb Christian School (K–8)
www.eccs.org
(770) 565-0881

In addition to its emphasis on biblical teachings and prayer, East Cobb Christian School also involves students’ families in the educational process. Parents of first- and second-grade students teach a class four to six times a year. Parents of students in other grade levels assist with classroom projects and chaperoning field trips throughout the year. Class sizes throughout the school top out at 16 students, with most classes in the lower school having between eight and 12 students. The program for grades four through eight is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

The Wood Acres School (PreK-2–8)
www.woodacresschool.org
(770) 971-1880

Originally known as the Wood Acres Country Day School, Wood Acres was founded in 1969 and moved to its present location in 1983. It is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission and also the Foreign Language Association of Georgia. The Embassy of Spain, Office of Education, has designated the school as an International Spanish Academy—one of the few schools in Georgia to be so honored—and students can begin their foreign language studies at the age of 3. Wood Acres’ low student/teacher ratio and rigorous academics make it one of the metro area’s best values for independent education.

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Cobb County Private Schools

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy, Marietta (K–9)
www.mtbethelchristian.org
(770) 971-0245

As part of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy has been serving the community’s students since 1998. Now dually accredited through the Southern Association of Independent Schools and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Mt. Bethel enrolls approximately 500 students and enrolled its first 9th grade class in fall 2014 on a new 33-acre upper school campus. The campus includes three soccer fields, three baseball fields, an outdoor nature area and more than 200,000 square feet of learning space. Mt. Bethel enhances its classroom instruction with the latest technology, and students in 5th grade and above can take advantage of the school’s one-to-one laptop program.

Mount Paran Christian School, Kennesaw (preK–12)
www.mtparanschool.com
(770) 578-0182

Since 1976, Mount Paran has been leading the way in Christian education in Cobb County. Its impressive 65-acre campus near Kennesaw Mountain boasts two libraries, two gymnasiums, a state-of-the-art performing arts center that includes a recording studio and multiple playgrounds. Total enrollment across all grades is almost 1,200, with class sizes ranging from 14 to 20; the student-teacher ratio stands at 10:1 for the high school. Students can begin learning Spanish in preschool and K through 5 students attend a weekly critical thinking skills class to build skills that will enhance their academic careers. Mount Paran has earned dual accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.

North Cobb Christian School, Kennesaw (K–12)
www.ncchristian.org
(770) 975-0252

North Cobb Christian (NCCS) was founded in 1983 by four local families who were seeking an alternative to public education, and is now one of the largest independent schools in the metro area, with a K through 12 enrollment of approximately 890 students. In addition to overall rigorous academics, students can also apply for one of several distinctive academy programs. The non-denominational Christian school promotes the core values of love, integrity, respect, responsibility and service, and high school students are required to complete 46 hours of community service prior to graduation. NCCS is accredited by AdvancEd, the Association of Christian Schools International and Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

Shreiner Academy, Marietta (preK–8)
www.shreiner.com
(770) 953-1340

Opened in the early 1980s, the Shreiner Academy was the second independent school founded by members of the Shreiner family. The first school, the Church Farm School in Paoli, Pa., opened in 1918. The school’s total enrollment is around 200 students, so the average class size is only about 15. With its stellar academics and options for before and after school extracurricular activities, Shreiner students have many opportunities to thrive. The school’s 8-acre campus includes playgrounds, swimming pools, a performing arts center, athletic fields and more. Shreiner has earned the highest level of accreditation by the Georgia Accrediting Commission as well as the National Independent Private Schools Association and the National Council for Private School Accreditation.

The Walker School, Marietta (preK–12)
www.thewalkerschool.org
(770) 427-2689

As one of the oldest independent schools in the metro area, Walker has a well-established academic reputation. In 2013, 100 percent of its graduating high school seniors had been accepted into a college or university. With less than 1,000 students enrolled, Walker prides itself on providing individual attention for all students. One of the many unique programs Walker offers is an exchange program with France, Germany and Argentina. Every year, the school welcomes students from each of these countries, while host students subsequently travel abroad later in the year. Technology is fully integrated at Walker, with anywhere from one to eight computers in each classroom and campus-wide wireless Internet access.

Whitefield Academy, Smyrna/Vinings (preK–12)
www.whitefieldacademy.com
(678) 305-3000

Whitefield Academy is a Christ-centered, PreK4 through 12th college preparatory school located on a beautiful 80-acre campus in the Smyrna/Vinings area. Whitefield provides students with a rigorous academic curriculum, including 31 AP and Honors courses. The school offers a well-rounded extracurricular program with 12 after school programs in the Lower School, 39 clubs and organizations, and 53 athletic teams. Whitefield has earned five athletic state championships, and has an award-winning arts program. In 2015, Whitefield graduates were offered $7.7 million in scholarships and grants, and were admitted to acclaimed colleges and universities across the United States such as Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Georgia Institute of Technology, Princeton University, and Washington and Lee University.

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Private Schools in Atlanta

Atlanta City Private Schools

Atlanta Girls’ School
(404) 845-0900
www.atlantagirlsschool.org

Atlanta International School
(404) 841-3840
www.aischool.org

Atlanta School, The
(404) 688-9550
www.theatlantaschool.com

Atlanta Speech School
(404) 233-5332
www.atlantaspeechschool.org

Christ the King School
(404) 233-0383
www.christking.org

Donnellan School, The
(404) 255-0900
www.donnellan.org

Galloway School, The
(404) 252-8389          
www.gallowayschool.org

Holy Spirit Preparatory School
(678) 904-2811
www.holyspiritprep.org

Lovett School, The
(404) 262-3032
www.lovett.org

Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School
(404) 252-3448
www.mountvernonschool.org

Pace Academy
(404) 262-1345        
www.paceacademy.org

St. Martin’s Episcopal School
(404) 237-4260        
www.stmartinschool.org

Westminster Schools, The
(404) 355-8673
www.westminster.net

Woodward Academy
(404) 765-4000
www.woodward.edu

Woodward Academy is metro Atlanta’s long-proven college-preparatory independent school for families who want the certainty of more complete preparation for college and life. Tapping into more than a century of educational wisdom, Woodward transforms each student’s experience into a tangible opportunity for learning and growth. Woodward students develop a deep respect for difference as they collaborate with others who come from 23 metro Atlanta counties, and from a broad array of religious, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Because of the Woodward experience, Academy graduates are notably confident and well-prepared as they enter the complex and evolving world.

Cherokee County Private Schools

American Heritage Academy
(770) 926-7779
www.ahacademy.com

Cherokee Christian School
(678) 494-5464             
www.cherokeechristian.org

Community Christian School
(770) 479-9535
www.ccscanton.org

Harvest Baptist School
(770) 974-9091
www.harvestbaptistschool.org

Cobb County Private Schools

Atlanta Classical Christian Academy
(770) 874-8885
www.atlantaclassicalchristian.org

Covenant Christian School
(770) 435-1596
www.ccmmarietta.org

East Cobb Christian School
(770) 565-0881
www.eccs.org/

First Baptist Christian School
(770) 422-3254                
www.fbcskennesaw.com

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy
(770) 971-0245
www.mtbethelchristian.org

Shiloh Hills Christian School
(770) 926-7729
www.shilohhills.com/school

Walker School (The)
(770) 427-2689
www.thewalkerschool.org

Dekalb County Private Schools

Atlanta North School of SDA
(770) 512-8456
www.atlantanorthschool.com

Benjamin Franklin Academy
(404) 633-7404                 
www.benfranklinacademy.org

Green Forest Christian Academy
(404) 286-0479
www.greenforestacademy.org

Horizons School
(404) 378-2219                  
www.horizonsschool.com

Mt. Carmel Christian School
(770) 279-8443
www.mccsch.org

St. Martin’s Episcopal School
(404) 237-4260                   
www.stmartinschool.org

St. Peter Regional Catholic School
(404) 241-3063
www.spc-school.org

Waldorf School of Atlanta (The)
(404) 377-1315
www.waldorfatlanta.org

Forsyth County Private Schools

Cornerstone Schools
(770) 205-8202
www.cornerstonesch.com

Covenant Christian Academy
(770) 674-2990
www.covenantrams.org

Ivy League Montessori School
(770) 781-5586                  
www.ilmsnet.com

Lakeview Academy
(770) 532-4383
www.lakeviewacademy.com

Pinecrest Academy
(770) 888-4477
www.pinecrestacademy.org

Fulton County Private Schools

Alpharetta International Academy
(770) 475-0558                 
www.aiamontessori.com

Atlanta Academy, The
(404) 252-9555
www.atlantaacademy.com

Bedford School (The)
(770) 774-8001
www.thebedfordschool.org

Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
(678) 277-9083                 
www.btcatholic.org

Cottage School (The)
(770) 641-8688
www.cottageschool.org

Donnellan School, The
(404) 255-0900               
www.donnellan.org

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School
(404) 255-4026
www.hies.org

Holy Redeemer Catholic School
(770)410-4056
http://www.hrcatholicschool.org

Landmark Christian
(770) 306-0967                 
www.landmarkchristianschool.org

Mill Springs Academy
(770) 360-1336                 
www.millsprings.org

St. Francis Day School
(770) 641-8257                
www.stfranschool.com

Trinity School
(404) 231-8100
www.trinityatl.org

Queen of Angels Catholic School
(770)518-1804
www.qaschool.org

Gwinnett County Private Schools

Collins Hill Christian School
(770) 962-0642                 
www.chcscrusaders.org

Hebron Christian Academy
(770) 962-5423
www.hebronlions.org

Hopewell Christian Academy
(770) 903-3387
www.hopewelleagles.org

Killian Hill Christian School
(770) 921-3224                  
www.khcs.org

Perimeter Christian School
(770) 582-6680
www.perimeterschool.org

Providence Christian Academy
(770) 279-7200                  
www.providencechristianacademy.org

St. John Neumann Catholic
(770) 381-0557
www.sjnrcs.org

Wesleyan School
(770) 448-7640
www.wesleyanschool.org

 

 

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