Atlanta International School

2890 North Fulton Drive
Atlanta, GA 30305-0303
Tel: (404)840-3840
Grades: PK-12 | 1160 students
As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with three-year-old kindergarten and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. European Council for International Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 1160 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Atlanta International School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 179 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 14 students
Average SAT score 1300
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code reflecting self-respect and respect for the school community outlined by grade level)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $21,000
Tuition Notes $20,143 3K-4 $21,896 5-8 $22,995 9-12
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,864
Admissions Director Reid Mizell
Admissions Associate Olga Nobleton


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

School Notes

  • Atlanta International School doesn’t just prepare students for college—it gives them the intellectual and cultural confidence to succeed in a globally connected world. AIS was the dream of parents, educators and members of the business community who understood and valued the benefits of an international education. Today, AIS is the only school in Georgia, and one of only a handful of schools in the U.S., to offer an International Baccalaureate education in grades 3K–12. The prestigious IB program, the fastest-growing curriculum in the world, is a rigorous, inquiry-based curriculum recognized by the world’s most renowned universities and colleges. AIS graduates pursue higher education at top-100 ranked U.S. schools and universities around the globe. The school is widely considered to be a major asset to the city of Atlanta in attracting foreign investment and business.
  • Located in Buckhead, AIS is fully accredited by the International Baccalaureate, Council of International Schools and AdvanceEd. Current enrollment stands at 1,160 students in 3K through grade 12.  Our families are approximately 50% local and 50% percent international. The AIS community of students, parents, faculty and staff represent over 90 countries around the world. Early Learning Center students (Grades 3K & 4K) follow a full-immersion curriculum in French, German or Spanish.  Primary students (Grades 5K-5) follow a bilingual curriculum of English plus French, German or Spanish.  The school offers a full complement of notable extracurricular activities, including an award-winning performing arts program. For more information, call the school at 404-841-3840 or go to

Profile last updated: 05/28/2016

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