Furtah Preparatory School

Tel: (678)574-6488
Grades: K - 12 | 113 students
Furtah Prep School is a private school, in Acworth, GA, that serves students in Cherokee, Cobb, Bartow, Paulding, and Fulton counties, including the cities of Acworth, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Marietta, Cartersville, Canton, Waleska, Ball Ground, Roswell, Alpharetta, and north Atlanta area.
Frederick J.
Furtah Preparatory School strives to inspire hope in every student, with regard to academic, social, physical, and creative achievement.
Furtah Prep's core belief is that hope is vital to a child's success; therefore, by providing that hope, we are able to unlock the potential in every child and to change lives.
FPS admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded and made available to students at the school.
FPS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletic and other school administered programs.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 113 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Furtah Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harvest Baptist School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Primrose Schools Wade Green (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Park View Montessori (3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kennesaw
    Primrose Schools Wade Green
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 40 students
    2.1 miles
    4321 Wade Green Rd
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770)419-8001
    2.1K
    40
  • Woodstock
    Park View Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 178 students
    3 miles
    6689 Bells Ferry Road
    Woodstock, GA 30188
    (770)926-0044
    3PK-1
    178
  • Acworth
    Grades: PK-12 | 74 students
    3.1 miles
    3460 Kellogg Creek Road
    Acworth, GA 30102
    (770)974-9091
    3.1PK-12
    74
  • Kennesaw
    Grades: K | 26 students
    3.2 miles
    3871 Jiles Rd Nw
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770)428-1144
    3.2K
    26
  • Kennesaw
    Grades: NS-12 | 242 students
    3.2 miles
    260 Hawkins Store Rd Ne
    Kennesaw, GA 30144
    (770)926-7729
    3.2NS-12
    242

School Reviews

Any parent who loses sleep because their child isn''t fitting in public school needs to consider Furtah Prep, especially if their child has ADD, ADHD, Aspergers, high-functioning Autism, Dyslexia or some other learning difference. Furtah recognizes that these students have a learning difference not a learning disability. If a student is acting out at home or socially, becomes withdrawn, fights too frequently with siblings, has poor self-esteem or low feelings of self-worth, they could have a reading difficulty that can be corrected at Furtah Prep. You should check out this school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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