Mcginnis Woods Country Day School

5380 Faircroft Drive
Alpharetta, GA 30005-0300
Tel: (770)664-7764
Grades: PK-8 | 429 students
Inspiring students with the passion to excel

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 429 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Mcginnis Woods Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants, monogrammed shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,150
Tuition Notes Please see website for tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary H. Johnson
Admissions Associate Tanya Smith


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryIntramural Sports Only,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess, Chorus, Cooking, Newspaper Staff/Club, Playball, Private music lessons, Soccer, Tennis, Yearbook Club Band, Chess, Chorus, Cooking, Playball, Soccer, Tennis, Yearbook Club, Newspaper Staff/Club,
Private music lessons,

School Notes:

  • McGinnis Woods Country Day School, established in 1999, is a private, non-parochial school offering a challenging Preschool, Elementary and Middle School Education. The beautiful school campus which is located in Alpharetta, recently opened a new state of the art Middle School and Gym. The Preschool accepts children as young as 6 weeks and the Elementary/Middle School teaches students in PreK 4 through 8th grade. McGinnis Woods Country Day School holds top accreditations, including GAC, SACS, and NAEYC.
  • The mission of McGinnis Woods is to inspire students with the passion to excel. This is accomplished by providing superior hands-on, minds-on academics which foster self-confidence and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Superior educational resources are implemented to maximize the learning experience of our diverse student population. Small class sizes with low student-teacher ratios and individualized education is a McGinnis Woods distinctive. Students learn through a variety of engaging teaching techniques and technology, an emphasis on differentiated groupings, STEM activities, and projects which make each day unique. Frequent guest speakers, monthly field trips for each grade level, and community service round out the curriculum. Drama Club, Competitive Sports and Robotics teams train year round. After school programs and Specialty Clubs are also available.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is William & Reed Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Primrose School Of Christopher Robin (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Primrose School Of Christopher Robin (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alpharetta
    Grades: PK-1 | 40 students
    0.2 miles
    5425 Mcginnis Village Pl
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
  • Alpharetta
    Akers Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 28 students
    1.1 miles
    830 Old Alpharetta Rd
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
  • Johns Creek
    Grades: 6-12 | 84 students
    1.5 miles
    11877 Douglas Road, Suite 206
    Johns Creek, GA 30005
  • Alpharetta
    Bluegrass Valley KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.8 miles
    115 Bluegrass Valley Pkwy
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
  • Alpharetta
    Grades: PK-5 | 200 students
    2.1 miles
    4772 Webb Bridge Road
    Alpharetta, GA 30005

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