Top 5 Best Decatur Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 29 private schools serving 3,333 students in Decatur, GA (there are 41 public schools, serving 23,300 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Decatur, GA are educated in private schools (compared to the GA state average of 8%).
The best top ranked private schools in Decatur, GA include Saint Thomas More Catholic School, Decatur 1st United Methodist Preschool & Kindergar and Cambridge Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 83%, which is higher than the Georgia private school average acceptance rate of 81%.
48% of private schools in Decatur, GA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Decatur Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Academe Of The Oaks
Academe Of The Oaks Photo - Chemistry class
(14)
146 New St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 405-2173
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students
Arbor Montessori School
Arbor Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(7)
2998 Lavista Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 321-9304
Grades: NS-8
| 499 students
Cambridge Academy
(1)
2780 Flat Shoals Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 241-1321
Grades: PK-6
| 133 students
Decatur 1st United Methodist Preschool & Kindergar
Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
300 E Ponce De Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-5784
Grades: PK-K
| 153 students
Saint Thomas More Catholic School
Saint Thomas More Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
630 W Ponce De Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-8456
Grades: PK-8
| 460 students
Threshold Community Program (formerly The Community School)
Threshold Community Program (formerly The Community School) Photo - Geography-Learning about the Biomes of Africa
Special Education School
(1)
3516 Covington highway
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 308-8548
Grades: 7-12
| 26 students
All Star Kids Academy
(Christian)
4518 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 284-2327
Grades: PK-5
| 176 students
Decatur Montessori
Decatur Montessori Photo - Home away from home- a loving and caring atmosphere gives a homelike feel. Children are comfortable, happy and have fun with collaborative experiential learning. School prides on trained and dedicated teachers and is well sought after in the community. A year-round and all-day Montessori school also offering shorter schedules at a low tuition level providing impeccable quality *
Montessori School
1429 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 370-0620
Grades: NS-PK
| 63 students
Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community
Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
205 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-1770
Grades: PK-K
| 88 students
The Friends School Of Atlanta
The Friends School Of Atlanta Photo
(Friends)
(5)
862 Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-8746
Grades: NS-8
| 189 students
Global Village Project
All-girls | Special Program Emphasis
205 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 371-0107
Grades: 6-8
| 38 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
1902 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 480-8220
Grades: NS-K
| students
Green Pastures Christian School
(Christian)
5455 Flat Shoals Pkwy
Decatur, GA 30034
(770) 987-8121
Grades: PK-8
| 28 students
3250 Rainbow Dr
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 486-6737
Grades: PK-12
| 166 students
Hess Academy
(1)
611 Medlock Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 308-6380
Grades: PK-8
| 65 students
Hoke / Mcneal Academy Of Higher Learning
Special Program Emphasis
3055 River Oak Mews
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 244-0878
Grades: PK
| 12 students
1879 Columbia Dr Ste B
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 284-0048
Grades: K-8
| 48 students
Kreative Kids Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Seventh Day Adventist)
6007 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30035
(770) 323-7599
Grades: PK-K
| 29 students
Love & Grace Christian Academy
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
4164 Rainbow Drive
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 288-2350
Grades: NS-K
| 85 students
Lullwater School Inc
Special Education School
705 South Candler Street
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-6643
Grades: 1-8
| 61 students
Montessori Academy
Montessori School
189 Sams St Ste A
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 320-0400
Grades: PK-K
| 54 students
Montessori School At Emory
Montessori School At Emory Photo - We have been in existence for over 25 years educating children ages 15 months to 14 years old. Our teachers each have degrees and AMI certifications in their perspective age groups providing you a true and authentic Montessori experience. Our environments foster independence, self-confidence, determination, leadership skills, a love for learning and more.
Montessori School
3021 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 634-5777
Grades: PK-8
| 197 students
3592 Flat Shoals Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 241-0659
Grades: PK-8
| 122 students
Rainbow Academy Of Learning
Alternative School
4177 Rainbow Dr
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 534-9379
Grades: PK-K
| 85 students
Rainbow Park Baptist Church School
(Baptist)
2941 Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 284-6969
Grades: 1-8
| students
2560 Tilson Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 241-3063
Grades: PK-8
| 122 students
Shekinah Glory Christian Academy
(Christian)
6087 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30035
(770) 808-4647
Grades: PK-6
| 41 students
The Waldorf School Of Atlanta
The Waldorf School Of Atlanta Photo - Morning Garden is a special gathering where children (1 to 3 years) and their parents, guided by a Waldorf teacher, enjoy a rhythmic morning of songs, movement, handwork, snack, and conversation. Parents learn from each other, sharing life experiences and insights, while modeling for the children the joy of meaningful activity. The program is offered Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings.
Waldorf School
(12)
827 Kirk Road
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-1315
Grades: PK-8
| 245 students
Wings Of A Dove Christian Academy
(Christian)
(3)
5440 Covington Hwy
Decatur, GA 30035
(678) 418-3209
Grades: PK-5
| 59 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Decatur, Georgia

Decatur, Georgia Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3561 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 299-1131
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Decatur, GA?
How many private schools are located in Decatur, GA?
29 private schools are located in Decatur, GA.
How diverse are private schools in Decatur, GA?
Decatur, GA private schools are approximately 51% minority students, which is higher than the Georgia private school average of 27%.
What percentage of students in Decatur, GA go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Decatur, GA are educated in private schools (compared to the GA state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Decatur, GA?
48% of private schools in Decatur, GA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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