Marist School

3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road Ne
Atlanta, GA 30319-0303
Tel: (770)457-7201
Grades: 7 - 12 | 1070 students
The mission of Marist School is to form the whole person in the image of Christ through instruction grounded in religious values, the teachings of the Catholic Church, and the spirit of the Society of Mary.
This mission is advanced through communal pursuit of excellence in academic, religious, extracurricular, leadership, and service programs.
The unique mission of Marist School to form the whole person in the image of Christ is created by blending three distinct traditions: the pursuit of academic excellence, the heritage of Catholic education, and the spirit of the Society of Mary.
As an academic community, Marist School maintains excellence in teaching and high expectations for learning in an environment that values scholarship and achievement.
Marist offers its students a curriculum that cultivates extensive knowledge and academic skills, intellectual acumen, formation of character, aesthetic appreciation, and physical well-being, in order to prepare them for college studies, civic leaderships, and the lifelong pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty.
As a Catholic school, Marist is guided by the educational mission and doctrinal teaching of the Catholic Church.
Respecting religious diversity, Marist welcomes a significant number of students from other traditions.
Through formal instruction, common worship, and religious activities, Marist assists students in forming their consciences by emphasizing the dignity and integrity of the individual, the primacy of transcendent values and Jesus' call to love and serve others, especially the poor.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1070 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Marist School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Admissions Director Jim Byrne

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cumberland Academy of Georgia (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-8 | 516 students
    1.2 miles
    1320 Hearst Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404)364-1902
    1.2PK-8
    516
  • Atlanta
    Cross And Crown Day School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 62 students
    1.2 miles
    4276 Chamblee Dunwoody Road A
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (770)458-5274
    1.2PK-5
    62
  • Chamblee
    Chamblee Methodist Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 166 students
    1.3 miles
    4147 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
    Chamblee, GA 30341
    (770)457-2527
    1.3PK-KG
    166
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK | 52 students
    1.4 miles
    5130 Peachtree Industrial
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (770)458-3251
    1.4PK
    52
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-8 | 561 students
    1.9 miles
    3110 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne A
    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404)237-4260
    1.9PK-8
    561

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