Sophia Academy

2880 Dresden Drive,
Atlanta, GA, 30341-0303
     Tel: (404)303-8722
Grades: NS - 12 | 135 students
As an independent Marist Catholic school, Sophia Academy sees each child as an individual with unlimited potential if given the opportunities and tailored instruction.
With a highly motivated staff and a commitment to each child's learning style, we provide a premier college prep Preschool--High School experience.
Small class sizes, individual goals, and innovative multisensory instruction as guided by the Georgia Performance Standards produce results for all children.
Our comprehensive curriculum which includes fine arts, athletics, mission trips, retreats and Catholic Religious Education broadens our students' interests, promotes leadership, develops talents and shapes character.
The Orton-Gillingham language learning approach, created for those with dyslexia, is a language instruction also ideal for all learners.
Personalized learning plans; 80% participate in extracurriculars.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
National Catholic Education Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Average to Superior IQ, Auditory, Visual Processing difficulties, ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Sophia Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 10 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 2
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,000
Tuition Notes $125.00 Testing Fee, $750.00 Registration Fees
% on Financial Aid 28%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marie S. Corrigan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, BETA Club, Drama Club, Garden Club, Intramurals, One Act Play, Peer Leaders, SGA, Select Chorus Art Club, BETA Club, Drama Club, Garden Club, Intramurals, One Act Play, Peer Leaders, SGA, Select Chorus, 

School Notes:

Current Goals of the Organization Include:Implementing Strategic Plan to expand our mission including new Curriculum 21 emphasis, Fundraising for high school and fields, outdoor classroom, technology and reading program, increasing enrollment to up to 176 and increasing financial aid fund, expanding Summer School and Leadership Institute, continuing staff development and parent education, increasing technology including our assistive technology and promoting Assistive Technology Evaluation Center, expanding global learning initiatives. 

Profile last updated: 11/16/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Yeshiva Atlanta High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northwoods Montessori School - Doraville (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dresden Drive KinderCare (0.9 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AtlantaYeshiva Atlanta High School
      (Jewish)
    3130 Raymond Dr
    AtlantaGA30340
    (770)451-5299
      (Jewish)
    0.8 mi | 109 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AtlantaDresden Drive KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    2459 Dresden Drive Northeast
    AtlantaGA30341
    (770)458-6506
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • AtlantaNorthwoods Montessori School - Doraville
    Montessori School
    3340 Chestnut Drive
    AtlantaGA30340
    (770)457-7261
    Montessori School
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • AtlantaSt. Pius X Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2674 Johnson Road NE
    AtlantaGA30345
    (404)636-3023
      (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 1103 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AtlantaCross And Crown Day School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    4276 Chamblee Dunwoody Road A
    AtlantaGA30341
    (770)458-5274
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.2 mi | 3 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $11,275 for elementary schools and $15,387 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).