Sophia Academy

2880 Dresden Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-0303
Tel: (404)303-8722
Grades: K-12 | 65 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 Kindergarten--High School experience.
Small class sizes, individual goals, and innovative multisensory instruction 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 and is part of ability grouping across grade levels daily. Sophia students are of average to above-average intellectual ability who have been diagnosed with a learning difference.
Personalized learning plans; 80% participate in extracurriculars.
  • Cullen Finneran Serves as Head of School/Principal of the Day - 04/01/2015 - ourth grader Cullen Finneran acted as Head of School/Principal of the Day and “cut the ribbon” on our new broadcast production studio and prepared a taped news segment about the launch. Funded by the Annual Fund and established when parent participation reache...more
  • Girls Win Basketball Tournament - 04/01/2015 - Sophia Academy’s girls and boys basketball season ended this week with a tournament in which the girls won!   The Sophia Academy Girls’ Basketball Team captured their second straight A.P.A.C. League Championship by defeating The Swift School in the semi-finals...more

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 Kindergarten-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 65 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Sophia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 7 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,700
Tuition Notes $125.00 Testing Fee, $750.00 Registration Fees
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Artigue
Admissions Associate Jenni Ellis

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, BETA, Drama, Garden, Intramurals, One, Peer, SGA, Select Art, BETA, Drama, Garden, Intramurals, One, Peer, SGA, Select,

School Notes:

  • Current Goals of the Organization Include:Implementing Strategic Plan to expand our mission including pursuing Orton-Gillingham school status.  Fundraising for high school and fields, technology and reading program, increasing enrollment and increasing financial aid fund, expanding Summer School/Camp and Leadership Institute, continuing staff development and parent education, increasing technology including our assistive technology, expanding global learning initiatives.

Profile last updated: 10/28/2015

Nearby Private 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 Northwoods Montessori School - Doraville (1 miles away)
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  • Atlanta
    Grades: 9-12 | 109 students
    0.8 miles
    3130 Raymond Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (770)451-5299
    0.89-12
    109
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-6 | 308 students
    1 miles
    3340 Chestnut Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (770)457-7261
    1PK-6
    308
  • Atlanta
    Grades: 9-12 | 1103 students
    1 miles
    2674 Johnson Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (404)636-3023
    19-12
    1103
  • Chamblee
    Dresden Drive KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.9 miles
    2459 Dresden Dr. Northeast
    Chamblee, GA 30341
    (770)458-6506
    1.9NS-PK
    n/a
  • Atlanta
    Grades: NS-PK
    2 miles
    3520 Old Chamblee-Tucker Rd.
    Atlanta, GA 30340
    (770)938-9828
    2NS-PK
    n/a

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