Greater Atlanta Christian School

1575 Indian Trail Rd
Norcross, GA 30093
     Tel: (770)243-2274
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 1839 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 Church of Christ
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 1839 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Greater Atlanta Christian School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 161 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 19 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 $14,400
Tuition Notes K4-5th $12,100 6-8th $13,100
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Linda Clovis

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loganville Christian Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Corinth Christian Preschool & Primary (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Loganville Christian Academy (3.2 miles away)
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  • LoganvilleLoganville Christian Academy
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    2575 Highway 81
    LoganvilleGA 30052
    (770)554-9888
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    3.2 mi | 574 students | Gr. PK-12                      
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    680 Tom Brewer Rd
    LoganvilleGA 30052
    (770)466-2770
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    2571 Highway 78
    LoganvilleGA 30052
    (770)466-7872
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    512 Hodges St
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    (770)466-0057
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