The Wood Acres School

1772 Johnson Ferry Road,
Marietta, GA, 30062-0300
Tel: (770)971-1880
Grades: NS - 8 | 388 students
The Wood Acres School is an independent school offering small class sizes, bilingual programming and an accelerated curriculum designed to challenge each child and encourage a natural love of learning.
A wooded campus, cottage-style classrooms and talented, dedicated teachers provide an unparalled learning environment for students to grow academically, personally and socially.
The Wood Acres School strives to prepare students to think critically, work collaboratively, problem solve creatively and express themselves fluently in both English and Spanish.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Georgia Accrediting Commission
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported No
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 388 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Wood Acres School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 61%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
Tuition Notes Kindergarten through 8th grade tuition ranges from $6500 - $9000. Complete tuition information is available on our website.
Admissions Associate Nicole Hankamer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Chorus/Glee Club, Drama Club, Junior Beta Club Chess Club, Drama Club, Chorus/Glee Club,
Junior Beta Club,

School Notes:

    • Only K-8 school in Georgia to be designated as an International Spanish Academy
    • Fully equipped, state of the art science lab and computer lab
    • Exceptional music and band programs
    • Before and After School Child Care
    • Low Student/Teacher ratio

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Johnson Ferry Christian Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Cobb Christian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Montessori School-marietta (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marietta East Cobb Christian School
    (Presbyterian)
    4616 Roswell Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)565-0881
    (Presbyterian)
    0.6  mi  |  129  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Marietta
    Johnson Ferry Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    955 Johnson Ferry Road
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (678)784-5231
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    1.8  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Marietta
    Mt. Bethel Christian Academy
    (Methodist)
    4385 Lower Roswell Road
    Marietta , GA , 30068
    (770)971-0245
    (Methodist)
    2  mi  |  512  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Marietta
    Creative Montessori School-marietta
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    3001 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta , GA , 30062
    (770)992-8031
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    2.1  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Roswell Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award High Meadows School
    (Nonsectarians)
    1055 Willeo Road
    Roswell , GA , 30075
    (770)993-2940
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.5  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  NS-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 12, 2013 - Wood Acres is the best preschool and grammar school in East Cobb! They have a very strong academic focus and the teachers are so wonderful. Teachers have been at Wood Acres an average of 15 years or more. The campus is AMAZING! All classrooms have beautiful picture windows of the outside. We love Wood Acres because we feel like a family here! - Posted by Parent

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