Atlanta Jewish Academy

Atlanta Jewish Academy is a college preparatory, co-educational, preschool-12th grade, independent Jewish Day School, guided by modern orthodox values and principles.
We embody the ideals of community, tradition, individual development, and educational innovation.
Atlanta Jewish Academy develops the whole person for college and life by fostering a love of Torah, Israel, and all Jewish people through an excellent secular and Judaic education within an inclusive, nurturing community.
Atlanta Jewish Academy is committed to providing an education of excellence that meets each student`s interests, abilities, and needs, within a rigorous dual curriculum of general and Judaic studies.
Our graduates go on to attend leading universities and/or Judaic institutions around the world.
They are community leaders, religiously grounded and inspired, imbued with a value system reflecting care and concern for the breadth of the Jewish community and the world around them.
Inspiring a passionate commitment to the study of Torah
Encouraging intellectual openness, questioning and critical thinking as essential components of one`s full service to God (avodat Hashem)
Engaging in instructional programs that develop critical thinking skills as well as productive utilization of technology, creativity and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Challenging participation in curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular service learning opportunities that enhance individual academic abilities
Reflecting individuals who engage in a process of self-evaluation, self-monitoring, and commitment to the community in which they live
A commitment to Ahavat Yisrael and love and support for the State of Israel.
Endorsing a multi-level learning style that aids in the total development of each studentMotivating each student to go beyond what he or she thought possibleUnifying the Jewish people (klal Yisrael)
Respecting the differences of others within academics, social, religious and business dealingsMaking the world a better place (tikkun olam).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 21 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia, language-based learning differences
Year Founded
1953

Student Body

Total Students
432 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Atlanta Jewish Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 21 / rolling
Tuition Notes
We have a flex tuition program and work with every family to make sure tuition is affordable.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director
Erica Gal

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School Notes

  • Our rigorous programs endorse and challenge multiple learning styles. Our dual curriculum offers students the opportunity to develop connections between Judaic and general studies, while preparing them for high school and beyond. We provide the educational structure and counseling services to make sure that each student's academic, emotional and social needs are met.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Atlanta Jewish Academy offer?
Atlanta Jewish Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Atlanta Jewish Academy's ranking?
Atlanta Jewish Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Atlanta Jewish Academy?
The application deadline for Atlanta Jewish Academy is Feb. 21 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 21 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 21 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $17,601 for elementary schools and $21,454 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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