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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Athens Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students943 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Athens Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers121 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

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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  • Cumming
     Pinecrest Academy Inc
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 692 students
    47.1 miles
    955 Peachtree Parkway
    Cumming, GA 30041
    (770)888-4477
    47.1 PK-12
    692
  • Gainesville
    Grades: NS-12 | 539 students
    37.2 miles
    796 Lakeview Dr
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770)532-4383
    37.2 NS-12
    539
  • Athens
    Grades: NS-12 | 787 students
    8.6 miles
    1270 Highway 29 N
    Athens, GA 30601
    (706)549-7586
    8.6 NS-12
    787
  • 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
    Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School
    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 105 students
    6.8 miles
    590 Lavender Road
    Athens, GA 30606
    (706)433-0223
    6.8 9-12
    105

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The average acceptance rate in Athens, GA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).