Whitefield Academy

1 Whitefield Drive SE
Mableton, GA 30126-0301
Tel: (678)305-3027
Grades: PK-12 | 780 students
Whitefield Academy, a Christ-centered college preparatory school located in the Smyrna/Vinings area of metropolitan Atlanta, serves students in grades PreK-4 through 12th grade.
Through an extensive academically challenging curriculum and a balanced offering of athletics and the arts at all ages - Whitefield strives to develop students who engage in critical thinking, practice service to others, and  develop a life-long passion for learning - while understanding a biblical wordview and discerning Truth in a secular culture.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 780 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Whitefield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Lanugage, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Honors Algebra I, Honors Algebra II, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Conceptual Physics, Honors English, Honors French IV, Honors Geometry, Honors Latin IV, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Spanish IV,
Average SAT score 1850
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 13 / rolling
Tuition Notes Please check website for current enrollment fees.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Linda Simpson
Admissions Associate Sonya Ayers


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Athletic Training Team, Chess Club, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography, Robotics Club, Sculpture, Yearbook Art Club, Chess Club, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography, Robotics Club, Sculpture, Yearbook, Athletic Training Team,

School Notes:

  • Whitefield Academy, a Christ-centered college preparatory school, serves
  • students in grades PreK-4 through 12th grade.  100% of Whitefield
  • graduates matriculate to colleges and universities - winning up to
  • $7.7 million annually in scholarships and grants.  Award winning athletics
  • and fine arts round-out a particularly rigorous academic program
  • that seeks to create critical thinkers, a sense of others ahead of
  • self, and the pursuit of Truth and life-long learning.

Profile last updated: 08/19/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Center Academy (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Benedicts Episcopal Day School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cooper Lake KinderCare (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Smyrna
    Cooper Lake KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.8 miles
    1635 Cooper Lake Rd. SE
    Smyrna, GA 30082
  • Smyrna
    Grades: PK-4 | 266 students
    2.2 miles
    2160 Cooper Lake Rd Se
    Smyrna, GA 30080
  • Mableton
    Grades: PK-1 | 60 students
    2.6 miles
    20 Veterans Memorial Hwy
    Mableton, GA 30126
  • Smyrna
    Center Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
    3.4 miles
    3499 South Cobb Drive
    Smyrna, GA 30080
  • Atlanta
     Imhotep Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 160 students
    3.5 miles
    667 Fairburn Rd. NW
    Atlanta, GA 30331

School Reviews

I am a current student at Whitefield Academy and have been attending it for 7 years. Overall my experience has been great! The school has a very uplifting atmosphere and great academics. The classes are very challenging at times but the teachers are willing to help you outside of class in order to insure success. There is a very strong sense of community within the teachers and students which is one of the school''s main focuses this year. Looking back on my years here, I recognize that there have been faults along the way, but I would never consider attending school anywhere else. I feel that by attending Whitefield I have become more confident in myself and in my walk with God. The teachers are very openly Christian and this is an extremely important part of our school for students, teachers, and faculty. As a senior I have started the college search and feel very confident that I will be succesful because of the foundation that Whitefield has instilled in me about working hard and doing your best.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 10/06/12
Whitefield Academy presents me, as a teacher, with the opportunity to work along side top-notch colleagues as we strive to work together to construct opportunities for students to recieve a first rate education.
- Posted by Teacher, 10/06/12
I am currently a student at Whitefield and have had a wonderful experience here. Sure it may have it's issues, but not unlike any other school out there. The school work is challenging and requires work, but there are so many ways to receive extra help from either older students or teachers. Every morning before homeroom, teachers hold extra help" sessions to provide aid in the completion of homework and answer any questions one might have. The teachers are extremely personable and if approached the right way, are more than happy to help with any in school or out of school issues. The students are loving, but like teenagers everywhere, if they see someone that does not smile and does not appear approachable, will be cautious in reaching out. There are, however, students here that do reach out to students that appear unhappy, if that student is open to being approached. Whitefield teaches it's students to love and to put others ahead of self. There are several opportunities to do so. For instance, one day this past month, the entire high school went out and served the community in various ways like delivering canned food to those less fortunate.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/28/12

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