The Children's School

345 Tenth Street NE,
Atlanta, GA, 30309-0303
     Tel: (404)873-6985
Grades: NS - 6 | 411 students
Since its establishment in 1970, The Children’s School has maintained a tradition of quality education.
An independent, nonprofit elementary school, The Children’s School is a learning environment in which academic development is stressed with social and emotional growth.
The atmosphere is a caring, nurturing one that fosters a deep sense of community.
The Children's School is for students in grades Pre-Primary (three years old) through the sixth grade.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 6
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 411 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 42%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Children

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 38%
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,110
% on Financial Aid 10%
Admissions Director Cheri Menosky

School Notes:

At The Children’s School we stress strong interrelationships among students, faculty, parents and community. All people involved in The Children’s School community have the right and responsibility to share their ideas, their knowledge, and their feelings with each other. The school provides an environment which encourages open communication. The Children’s School administrators and faculty are committed to the fullest possible development of each child on many different planes including intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and cultural.

Profile last updated: 05/22/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Laurel Heights Academy (hospital) (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Orion School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage Preparatory School (1.3 miles away)
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