The Wood Acres School

1772 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30062-0300
     Tel: (770)971-1880
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 388 students
item which has been noted, verified.
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.
item which has been noted, verified.
A wooded campus, cottage-style classrooms and talented, dedicated teachers provide an unparalled learning environment for students to grow academically, personally and socially.
item which has been noted, verified.
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
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.: 25%
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 MDE School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is MDE School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Montessori School-marietta (2.1 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
  • MariettaMDE School
    Special Education School
    1517 Johnson Ferry Road
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)971-4633
    Special Education School
    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. K-12                      
  • MariettaEast Cobb Christian School
    Alternative School  (Presbyterian)
    4616 Roswell Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)560-0881
    Alternative School  (Presbyterian)
    0.6 mi | 115 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • MariettaJohnson Ferry Christian Academy
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    955 Johnson Ferry Road
    MariettaGA 30068
    (678)784-5231
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    1.6 mi | 304 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • MariettaMt. Bethel Christian Academy
      (Methodist)
    4385 Lower Roswell Road
    MariettaGA 30068
    (770)971-0245
      (Methodist)
    2 mi | 512 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • MariettaCreative Montessori School-marietta
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    3001 Johnson Ferry Rd
    MariettaGA 30062
    (770)992-8031
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    2.1 mi | 75 students | Gr. PK                      

School Reviews

6 months ago
Wood Acres is a fantastic grammar school in East Cobb. The teachers are academically focused but at the same time, allow the students to be creative and artistic. The campus is beautiful and the students spend a lot of time outside learning. We love the school and everyone that is a part of the Wood Acres family.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
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

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?          Yes    

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

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

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 Marietta, GA is $9,279 for elementary schools and $10,017 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Marietta, GA is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).