Athens Christian School

1270 Highway 29 N,
Athens, GA, 30601
     Tel: (706)549-7586
Grades: PK - 12 | 749 students
The motto of Athens Christian School is Quality Education in a Christian Atmosphere.
ACS is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC); therefore, our graduates are well-received into the college and career of their choice.
We have many graduates in the fields of law, medicine, business, government and technology.
We are also members of the Georgia Association of Christian Schools (GACS) and the Georgia High School Association which allows our students to participate in music, speech, drama, athletic and Bible quiz competitions.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 749 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Athens Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 33%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Drill TeamFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,

School Notes:

  • ACS is an inter-denominational, college preparatory institution founded to work hand in hand with the family concerning the mental, physical, social and spiritual development of their most priceless possessions, their children. The objective of ACS is to equip each young person with a Christian world-view; the finest academic training available; and the scriptural character traits necessary for each student to reach their maximum potential in life, for the glory of God.
  • Activites - Athens Christian is also known as "the traveling school". Our students enjoy extended trips.
  • Athens Christian offers many opportunities for fine arts and sports
  • School Hours - Class hours are 8:00am-3:15pm. Office hours are 8:00am-4:15pm. Summer hours are 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Athens Academy (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Athens Academy (4.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Athens Academy (4.3 miles away)
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  • AthensAthens Academy
    1281 Spartan Lane, PO Box 6548
    AthensGA30604
    (706)549-9225
    4.3 mi | 850 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • AthensLiving Hope Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    2150 Lexington Road
    AthensGA30605
    (706)549-0019
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    4.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • AthensHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Joseph Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    958 Epps Bridge Parkway
    AthensGA30606
    (706)543-1621
      (Roman Catholic)
    4.5 mi | 213 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AthensWaseca Learning Environment
    Montessori School
    580 Tallassee Rd
    AthensGA30606
    (706)543-4473
    Montessori School
    6.7 mi | 27 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • AthensMonsignor Donovan Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    590 Lavender Road
    AthensGA30606
    (706)433-0223
      (Roman Catholic)
    7.1 mi | 125 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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