Pierian Springs

227 Sandy Springs Place, Suite 422
Atlanta, GA 30328
     Tel: (404)943-0827
        
   
Grades: 6 - 12 | 78 students
Our goal at Pierian Springs is to allow students in grades 6-12 to excel as individuals in an environment that is creative, nurturing, philosophical, and diverse.
We are accredited by the state of Georgia and able to provide students with flexible schedules similar to that of a college.
Our students select classes to meet their personal interests and graduation requirments; most classes meet three times a week on a semester basis.
This enables time in the day for our students to pursue training and work in the arts, sports, community service, joint enrollment and internships.
Many of our students are gifted and 85 percent of our faculty have advanced degrees with several teaching at local universities.
We welcome students of all races and religions and creeds.
Our primary requirement is that students are respectful and fully committed to academic and personal excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Georgia Accrediting Commission
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, mild ADD
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 78 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Pierian Springs Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus, AP Psychology, 
Average SAT score 1350
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(We respect individuality but expect our students to be responsible in their choices)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,200
Tuition Notes Some classes are also available a la carte. January term and Pre-summer term classes are included for full time students and priced separate for part time students.
% on Financial Aid 12%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Karen Howes
Admissions Associate Lisa White

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Boxing, Dance, Fencing, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBalletBasketball,
BoxingDance,
FencingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance, French, History, Newspaper, Young Actors Ensemble, art, community service, national honors society, peer leadership, philosophy, photography, theater/drama Dance, French, History, Newspaper, art, philosophy, photography, theater/drama, Young Actors Ensemble,
community service,
national honors society,
peer leadership,

School Notes:

Our goal at Pierian Springs is to allow students in grades 6-12 to excel as individuals in an environment that is creative, nurturing, philosophical, and diverse. We are accredited by the state of Georgia and able to provide students with flexible schedules similar to that of a college. Our students select classes to meet their personal interests and graduation requirments; most classes meet two times a week on a semester basis. This enables time in the day for our students to pursue training and work in the arts, sports, community service, joint enrollment and internships. Many of our students are gifted and 85 percent of our faculty have advanced degrees with several teaching at local universities. We welcome students of all races and religions and creeds. Our primary requirement is that students are respectful and fully committed to academic and personal excellence.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Weber School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Springmont (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Springmont (0.8 miles away)
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