Augusta Preparatory Day School

  • Regarded as the top school academically in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and located in the Augusta, GA metro area, Augusta Preparatory Day School is a college preparatory independent, non-sectarian school for students Age 3 - Grade 12.
  • Augusta Preparatory Day School develops the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a diverse, college-preparatory, non-sectarian, and welcoming community of lifelong learners.
  • Prep is committed to educating well-rounded, engaged students who embrace personal responsibility, global perspective, and service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students570 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by GradeAugusta Preparatory Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Latin Poetry, Algebra II (H), Anatomy & Physiology (H), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus (BC), AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP French Language & Culture, AP Human Geopraphy, AP Language and Composition, AP Physics C: E&M, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, 2-D, AP Studio Art, 3-D, AP Studio Art, Drawing, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Biology (H), Chemistry (H), English (H), French IV (H), Geometry (H), Music Theory, Performance Theatre, Physics (H), Pre-Calculus (H), Robotics, Spanish II (H), Spanish III (H), Spanish IV (H), Technical Theatre
Average SAT score1340
Average ACT score28
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,660
% on Financial Aid
Admissions AssociateDoreen Layug
Endowment Size$6 million


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Musical Theater, SquadM - Math Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Music Conservatory

School Notes

  • Augusta Prep offers a superior college preparatory program, through small class sizes, a strong curriculum and a scholarly and engaged faculty. We strive to teach children how to think, not what to think.
  • When academic challenge, support, and opportunity come together within a nurturing school community to contribute to stories of happy, successful, well-rounded students-that is the AP Story.
  • We are pleased that as our area's only nonsectarian independent school Augusta Prep is a diverse community of academically talented students who have robust opportunities to pursue their co-curricular interests in the performing arts, athletics, leadership development or community service.
  • Augusta Prep strives to create financial access for qualified students and families through its scholarship and financial assistance programs.
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