Atlanta Academy

Atlanta Academy, a non-denominational private Preschool-8th school in North Atlanta, was founded by teachers who believe in providing the individual attention that every student needs to succeed.
We promote academic excellence through our invested teachers, relevant and forward-thinking curriculum, and welcoming environment.
We`re a school for the whole family that values community, family, friendships and developing the whole child academically and socially.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,265
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 23 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Atlanta Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017

Student Body

Total Students
395 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 23 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
For tuition costs per grade, please visit
Admissions Director
Kristi McCarthy
Admissions Associate
David Hughes



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Academic Bowl Team, Chess Club, Debate Team, STEAM, Stock Market Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance, Music Lessons, Musical Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • Founded by teachers in 2000, Atlanta Academy serves more than 390 private preschool-8th grade students and their families in the communities of Roswell, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and more. Our mission to give every student the individual attention they need to succeed is at the core of everything we do.
  • We provide a safe and welcoming environment for children to learn and thrive. Small class sizes allow our teachers to understand their students` individual strengths and help them discover their own unique talents.
  • We are committed to offering a well-rounded education. Our relevant and forward-thinking curriculum is enriched with a variety of opportunities for students to explore the arts, athletics, community service and social development in order to build the confidence and skills they need to succeed at prestigious private high schools, top-ranking public schools and magnet programs. And they do. More than 94% of Atlanta Academy graduates are accepted into their top choice high school, where they have a long record of outstanding performance.
  • We invest in the best. Our teachers and staff rank among some of the best educators in the industry. Among our Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers, 66% hold advanced degrees. To keep our instructional skills sharp, we invest annually in professional development opportunities.
  • We believe in the power of community. High-performing student achievement is nurtured in an inclusive, non-denominational atmosphere where families are engaged both inside and outside of our school. Together, we are fully invested in helping children grow into well-educated, independent problem-solvers who are prepared to excel in high school and beyond.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Atlanta Academy cost?
Atlanta Academy's tuition is approximately $15,265 for private students.
What sports does Atlanta Academy offer?
Atlanta Academy offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Martial Arts, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.
What is Atlanta Academy's ranking?
Atlanta Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Atlanta Academy?
The application deadline for Atlanta Academy is Feb. 23 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 23 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,265
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 23 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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