Greater Atlanta Christian School

1575 Indian Trail Rd
Norcross, GA 30093
Tel: (770)243-2273
Grades: PK-12 | 1920 students
Greater Atlanta Christian School has twice been named a National School of Excellence.
It is currently the 2nd largest independent school in the state of Georgia.
GAC normally sends 100% of its graduates to colleges and universities throughout the country.
GAC is intentionally diverse, with 29% minority students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 1920 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Greater Atlanta Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 161 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1730
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,000
Tuition Notes K- $14,695 Grades 1-5 $16,125 6-12th $18,795 Includes lunch, textbooks, and technology fees
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Helen Bryant

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • The mission of Greater Atlanta Christian School is to help each student grow as Jesus did, in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and man.

Profile last updated: 07/11/2015

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