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).

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supporteddyslexia, language-based learning differences
Year Founded1953

Student Body

Total Students432 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Atlanta Jewish Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 21 / rolling
Tuition NotesWe have a flex tuition program and work with every family to make sure tuition is affordable.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorErica Gal


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,

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.

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  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-8 | 475 students
    5.7 miles
    8105 Roberts Dr
    Atlanta, GA 30350
    5.7 PK-8
  • Atlanta
    Grades: NS-8 | 600 students
    2.9 miles
    335 Colewood Way
    Atlanta, GA 30328
    2.9 NS-8

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $11,041 for elementary schools and $18,898 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).