Rabun-Gap Nacoochee School

339 Nacoochee Drive,
Rabun Gap, GA, 30568-0305
Tel: (706)746-7720
Grades: 5 - 12 | 357 students
As a college preparatory school, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School offers an educational program designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in the liberal arts.
We offer a program that will both challenge and nurture each student.
We encourage natural curiosity, and by example we demonstrate that discovery and learning are lifelong pursuits.
Rabun Gap combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow.
Living our motto, work, study and worship, our community nurtures and challenges students of diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Year Founded 1903

Student Body

Total Students 357 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Rabun-Gap Nacoochee School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American Government, Art, Art History, Biology, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Chemistry, English Lanuage, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, French Literature, Modern European History, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, United States History  
Average SAT score 600
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Polo shirt with logo and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 7 / Feb. 8 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $42,890
Tuition Notes 2013-2014 Day student tuition is $16,320 (Middle School) and $17,330 (Upper School); boarding student tuition is $42,890; international student fee is an additional $5,300.
% on Financial Aid 70%
Average Financial Aid Grant $17,000
Acceptance Rate 77%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director DaRel Christiansen
Admissions Associate Sherry Richardson


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bigger Faster Strong, Cirque, Community Service, Dance, Drama, Environmental Stewardship Program, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Stage Craft, Vocal ensemble Cirque, Dance, Drama, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Stage Craft, Vocal ensemble, Bigger Faster Strong,
Community Service,
Environmental Stewardship Program,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trimont Christian Academy (14.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Oaks Montessori (5.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Oaks Montessori (5.7 miles away)
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