Atlanta International School

2890 North Fulton Drive,
Atlanta, GA, 30305-0303
Tel: (404)840-3840
Grades: PK - 12 | 1156 students
As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with three-year-old kindergarten and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
European Council for International Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 1156 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Atlanta International School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 56%
Average SAT score 1300
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code reflecting self-respect and respect for the school community outlined by grade level)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,000
Tuition Notes $19,652 3K-4 $21,362 5-8 $22,434 9-12
% on Financial Aid 14%
Admissions Director Reid Mizell
Admissions Associate Kathleen Steffens

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • Atlanta International School doesn’t just prepare students for college—it gives them the intellectual and cultural confidence to succeed in a globally connected world.  AIS was the dream of parents, educators and members of the business community who understood and valued the benefits of an international education. Today, AIS is the only school in Georgia, and one of only a handful of schools in the U. S., to offer an International Baccalaureate education in grades 3K–12. The prestigious IB program, the fastest-growing curriculum in the world, is a rigorous, inquiry-based curriculum recognized by the world’s most renowned universities and colleges. AIS graduates pursue higher education at top-100 ranked U.S. schools and universities around the globe.   The school is widely considered to be a major asset to the city of Atlanta in attracting foreign investment and business.

    Located in Buckhead, AIS is fully accredited by the International Baccalaureate, Council of International Schools and AdvanceEd. Current enrollment stands at over 1,150 students in 3K through grade 12, of which 50% are American and 50% international, hailing from over 90 nations. Primary students follow a bilingual curriculum of English plus French, German or Spanish until the fifth grade.  The school offers a full complement of notable extracurricular activities, including an award-winning performing arts program.  For more information, call the school at 404-841-3840 or visit www.aischool.org. 
  • Profile last updated: 02/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pace Academy (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Suzuki School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage Preparatory School (2.5 miles away)
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  • Recommended September 08, 2012 - Outstanding academics in a caring, nurturing enviornment. Excellent college placement record, and students who are confident in themselves, committed to service and successful - Posted by Parent

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