Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy

401 Hamilton E Holmes Dr Nw,
Atlanta, GA, 30318-0303
Tel: (404)799-0337
Grades: 9 - 12 | 186 students
In 1906, a Mission School was started in Atlanta, Georgia by Elder G.E.
Peters on Greensferry Avenue adjacent to the Second Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
The school had two classrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs.
One teacher for grades 1-4 and one teacher for grades 5-8.
In 1929, Atlanta University bought the Mission School and the church.
The Second Seventh-Day Adventist Church bought a building at 105 Ashby Street, S.W.
The congregation under the leadership of Elder A.B.
Story changed the name from a Mission School to Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Church School.
At the new location, the church was growing and the school was growing. In the 50's, the school outgrew its facilities and they relocated at 230 Westview Place, SW.
The congregation renamed the school, Berean Jr.
Academy and first through tenth grades were taught.
On March 25, 1981, a proposal was filed with the Southern Union Conference, seeking authorization to add the 11th grade in the 1981-1982 school year and the 12th grade in the 1982-1983 school year.
On May 4, a team drawn from the North American Division and Southern Union and South Atlantic Conferences filed a report to recommend that Berean Junior Academy be upgraded to full senior academy status.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 186 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Black Star Educational Institute (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Berean Christian Jr Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Worthy''s Christian Academy (1.8 miles away)
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  • Atlanta Berean Christian Jr Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    401 Hamilton E Holmes Dr Nw
    Atlanta , GA , 30318
    (404)799-0337
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Atlanta
    Worthy''s Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    330 Lynhurst Dr Sw
    Atlanta , GA , 30311
    (404)691-9368
    (Christian)
    1.8  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Atlanta
    The Edelman Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    350 Spelman Lane Sw Box 89
    Atlanta , GA , 30314
    (404)270-5981
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.6  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Atlanta
    Black Star Educational Institute
    Special Program Emphasis
    2295 Benjamin E Mays Dr
    Atlanta , GA , 30311
    (404)963-1713
    Special Program Emphasis
    3.1  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  K-12
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    Po Box 42791
    Atlanta , GA , 30311
    (404)755-1915
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    3.2  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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