The Suzuki School

443 E Paces Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305-0404
Tel: (404)869-1042
Grades: NS-K | 240 students
The Suzuki School provides an educational environment of excellence based on the principles of Dr. Shinichi Suzuki on a 12-month program for children from infancy through 5 years of age, to offer a classroom environment that welcomes each child so that he/she may develop strong bonds of affection and empathy with his/her classmates and teachers, to prepare young children socially, emotionally and academically so that they may be successful in their next school environment and to develop in each child the foundations of a Noble Heart, to provide a supportive community for our families as they embark on the enormous responsibility of parenthood, and to build a partnership with each parent that provides their child with stability and consistency in their social, emotional, and academic development.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Suzuki School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Neli Todorova

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Atlanta International School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atlanta International School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Atlanta International School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-12 | 1160 students
    0.4 miles
    2890 North Fulton Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30305
  • Atlanta
     Christ The King School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 550 students
    1 miles
    46 Peachtree Way Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30305
  • Atlanta
    The Cathedral Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-K | 206 students
    1 miles
    2744 Peachtree Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
  • Atlanta
    Buford KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.9 miles
    2865 Buford Highway Northeast
    Atlanta, GA 30329
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
    2 miles
    3260 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305

School Reviews

I have been a Suzuki parent since my son was 18 months, he will be turning 3 next in a few weeks. I started at the Buckhead campus and transferred when the Ponce campus opened since it was closer to home. Suzuki continues to be an excellent choice for parents looking for a full time, year round program. Their reputation has been earned and is well deserved. No school or organization is perfect but the experience and education my child is receiving is top notch. I am confident my son is receiving an experience and education that far exceeds the majority of preschools in Atlanta. Its unfortunate that others have not had such a positive experience and reviews are written with no consideration or knowledge of facts... for example the fact that some teachers may have requested to transfer due to their commute and that certain events like Spooky Suzuki may have cost the Parent Volunteer Association money and that enough volunteers were not available to organize an event that could accommodate all campuses. I am thrilled to be part of the Suzuki family and look forward to another 2 years as an involved parent.
- Posted by Parent, 07/06/15
Suzuki was an excellent school for our children. However, once they refocused all of their energy and attention into expanding their revenues and opening another school I realized they do not care about the children as they tout. The Buckhead school was depleted of its dynamic and teacher base to attract and fund the new school leaving classrooms with a majority of substitutes and under qualified assistants. Very little care and regard were given to the current parents (or teachers) in an effort to launch the new school - decisions were made without sufficient parental input, communication was extremely poor and they remain unorganized and ineffective. I wondered why programs like Playball were cancelled as well as why the official Halloween event was changed (rather than off campus its now very scaled back and in the classroom only). These changes were not explicitly communicated as cost saving measures in an effort to open a new school, but once the new school was announced it was apparent they were. The children LOVED those offerings and for them to be taken away in a money making effort were discouraging. If you are looking for an excellent preschool, I suggest that you do not rely on their "history" of excellence, but rather explore it for yourself and definitely visit to make your on conclusions. Find how how the teachers who lead their rooms are qualified. While many of them have been doing montessori education for a while, I found that too teachers were glorified day care teachers and many were just placeholders and did not justify my hard earned money when there are other preschools available.
- Posted by Parent, 11/12/14

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