Atlanta Youth Academy

2120 Forrest Park Rd Se,
Atlanta, GA, 30315-0303
Tel: (404)370-1960
Atlanta Youth Academies (AYA) provide quality education on par with top independent schools.
There is one big difference, however.
AYA is designed for urban children and youth whose families believe in the importance of education but who do not have access, either financially or geographically, to excellent private schools.
Atlanta Youth Academies offer a quality, Christ-centered education to inner-city students.
The school enrolls students from PreK-8th grade.
AYA is currently located in the Thomasville/Norwood Manor neighborhood.
A second AYA Campus for K-3 exists at the Andrew and Walter Young YMCA on Campbellton Road, SW.
Class size is limited to 12 students, attending an 11-month school year.
The AYA approach is to show faith in action through Christian values woven into and modeled in all activities.
We believe that teaching students about Christ can best be done through real-life behavior.
By graduation, AYA students are stable and focused beyond their years.
They are ready for the demands of high school, from advanced academic work to personal tests of character that challenge all young people on the road to adulthood.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 108 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Atlanta Youth Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Braddy Preparatory Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Nebo Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mt Nebo Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • Atlanta Mt Nebo Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    1025 Mcdonough Blvd Se
    Atlanta , GA , 30315
    (404)622-3161
    (Baptist)
    0.8  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Atlanta
    The Ron Clark Academy
    228 Margaret St Se
    Atlanta , GA , 30315
    (678)651-2100
    1.7  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Atlanta
    Braddy Preparatory Academy
    (Christian)
    2321 Boldercrest Rd
    Atlanta , GA , 30316
    (404)844-0506
    (Christian)
    2.2  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta Technical College Early Education Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1560 Metropolitan Pkwy Sw
    Atlanta , GA , 30310
    (404)225-4618
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.8  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  KG
  • Atlanta
    Johnson''s Learning Center
    2709 Gresham Rd Se
    Atlanta , GA , 30316
    (404)243-1041
    3.1  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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