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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1970

Student Body

Total Students
426 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Briarwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Music Theory, United States History
Average SAT score
1200
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
A one time facilities fee of $500 is added for any new families registering for first grade or higher.
% on Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Hannah DeMore
Admissions Associate
Mallory Goolsby

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
4H Club, Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy, Debate, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior National Honor Society, National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Literary, One Act Play, Spring Musical

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Briarwood Academy cost?
Briarwood Academy's tuition is approximately $6,300 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Briarwood Academy?
The acceptance rate of Briarwood Academy is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 81%. Briarwood Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Georgia with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Briarwood Academy offer?
Briarwood Academy offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis and Track and Field.
What is Briarwood Academy's ranking?
Briarwood Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Briarwood Academy?
The application deadline for Briarwood Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Georgia is $11,843 for elementary schools and $12,596 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Georgia is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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