The Wood Acres School

1772 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30062-0300
Tel: (770)971-1880
Grades: NS-8 | 363 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
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Programs Supported No
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 363 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Wood Acres School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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


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 Private 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 Mt. Bethel Christian Academy (2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta
    MDE School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 36 students
    0.4 miles
    1517 Johnson Ferry Road
    Marietta, GA 30062
  • Marietta
    East Cobb Christian School
    Alternative School (Presbyterian)
    Grades: KG-8 | 115 students
    0.6 miles
    4616 Roswell Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
  • Marietta
    Johnson Ferry Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    Grades: K-12 | 304 students
    1.6 miles
    955 Johnson Ferry Road
    Marietta, GA 30068
  • Marietta
    Grades: PK-12 | 616 students
    2 miles
    4385 Lower Roswell Road
    Marietta, GA 30068
  • Marietta
    Grades: PK | 75 students
    2.1 miles
    3001 Johnson Ferry Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062

School Reviews

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, 11/12/14
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, 07/12/13

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The average private school tuition in Marietta, GA is $9,175 for elementary schools and $10,295 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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