Briarwood Academy

  • Briarwood Academy provides an educational experience that will enable each student to achieve the maximum in scholastic, social, moral, and spiritual growth.
  • Briarwood is able to accomplish this because of the excellence of the academic program, the quality and dedication of its staff, and the quality of the school environment. Briarwood Academy is a college preparatory school.
  • The mission of the school is to prepare average and above average students for college, technical school, and employment.
  • The school recognizes that educational preparation is best accomplished within a well-rounded program that includes the academics, literary, sports, and extra-curricular activities, all of which stress values, citizenship, and achievement.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students443 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Briarwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Music Theory, United States History
Average SAT score1270
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,250
% on Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMegan Cobb
Admissions AssociateLisa Newsome

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Debate, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior National Honor Society, National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Literary, One Act Play, Spring Musical, Tri-M (Music)

School Notes

  • Briarwood Academy provides an educational experience that will enable each student to achieve the maximum in scholastic, social, moral, and spiritual growth. Briarwood is able to accomplish this because of the excellence of the academic program, the quality and dedication of its staff, and the quality of the school environment. Briarwood Academy is a college preparatory school. The mission of the school is to prepare average and above average students for college, technical school, and employment. The school recognizes that educational preparation is best accomplished within a well-rounded program that includes the academics, literary, sports, and extra-curricular activities, all of which stress values, citizenship, and achievement.

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