Athens Academy

  • As a coeducational college preparatory day school, Athens Academy seeks and admits students with a variety of talents from diverse social, economic, geographic and racial backgrounds.
  • Students should exhibit an interest in becoming part of a community that seeks excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, and service.
  • In addition, parents should value a school community that promotes respect and integrity above all.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1967
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students936 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeAthens Academy Student By Grade

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,625
Tuition NotesFor 9th Grade
% on Financial Aid
11%
Admissions DirectorGeoffrey Walton
Admissions AssociateMary Catherine Jernigan

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • As a coeducational college preparatory day school, Athens Academy seeks and admits students with a variety of talents from diverse social, economic, geographic and racial backgrounds. Students should exhibit an interest in becoming part of a community that seeks excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, and service. In addition, parents should value a school community that promotes respect and integrity above all.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville
    Grades: NS-12 | 583 students
    37.2 miles
    796 Lakeview Dr
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770)532-4383
    37.2 NS-12
    583
  • Athens
    Living Hope Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 74 students
    4.5 miles
    2150 Lexington Road
    Athens, GA 30605
    (706)549-0019
    4.5 NS-PK
    74
  • Athens
    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    4.3 miles
    958 Epps Bridge Parkway
    Athens, GA 30606
    (706)543-1621
    4.3 PK-8
    220
  • Cumming
     Pinecrest Academy Inc
    Pinecrest Academy Inc Photo - Students in every grade participate in drama, musical or band performances. Upper School students have two full-scale productions, and each year students' award-winning artwork is recognized in competitions.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 692 students
    47.1 miles
    955 Peachtree Parkway
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (770)888-4477
    47.1 PK-12
    692
  • Jefferson
    Grades: PK-8 | 78 students
    18.8 miles
    371 Hope Haven Road
    Jefferson, GA 30549
    (706)367-9418
    18.8 PK-8
    78

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The average private school tuition in Georgia is $8,864 for elementary schools and $11,653 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Georgia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).