Darlington School

  • Darlington School, an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school, serves high school-aged boarding and day students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
  • There are obvious reasons: Darlington's proven track record in preparing students well for college, its serenely beautiful, 500-acre campus, its impressive facilities and wide array of academic, artistic, athletic, and social opportunities.
  • But more significant are the friendly spirit of the School and its long history of inspiring students to take full advantage of their God-given gifts and to grow intellectually, spiritually, morally, physically, culturally, and socially.
  • Darlington graduates men and women who exemplify the School's motto: Wisdom more than knowledge; service beyond self; honor above everything.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDepends on testing
Year Founded1905

Student Body

Total Students709 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Darlington School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
78%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus (AB), AP Calculus (BC), AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Government, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Physics I, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History, AP World History, AP World History
Average SAT score1190
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$52,820
Tuition Noteshttp://www.darlingtonschool.org/admission/tuition.aspx
% on Financial Aid
39%
Acceptance Rate
46%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLindy Williams
Admissions AssociateMark Tunnell

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.39 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
"D" Club, "Y" Cabinet, Chess Club, Environmental Awareness Club, Fellowship of Christina Athletes, Georgia Junior Academy of Science, Governor's Honors, House Senate, IMPACT International, Jabberwokk, Junior State of America, Math Team, Outdoor Club, Prefect Program, Scholar Bowl, SOAR, Spanish Club, Student Council, Technology Club, Tiger Experts, Young Democrats, Young Republicans

Arts and Music Programs:
Concert Choir, Darlington Players, Instrumental Music Conservatory, International Thespians, Jazz Ensemble, Ladies' Chorale, Lessons Academy, Men's Chorale, Orchestra, Set Crew, The Darlingtones, The Inkslinger, The Random Notes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Coosa Junior Golf Academy, Fitness, Intramurals, Soccer Academy

School Notes

  • Darlington School, an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school, serves high school-aged boarders and day students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. There are obvious reasons: Darlington's proven track record in preparing students well for college, its serenely beautiful, 500-acre campus, its impressive facilities and wide array of academic, artistic, athletic, and social opportunities. But more significant are the friendly spirit of the School and its long history of inspiring students to take full advantage of their God-given gifts and to grow intellectually, spiritually, morally, physically, culturally, and socially. Darlington graduates men and women who exemplify the School's motto: Wisdom more than knowledge; service beyond self; honor above everything.

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