Top 20 Best Dekalb County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 96 private schools serving 13,653 students in Dekalb County, GA (there are 146 public schools, serving 100,299 public students). 12% of all K-12 students in Dekalb County, GA are educated in private schools (compared to the GA state average of 8%).
The top ranked private schools in Dekalb County, GA include Marist School, St. Pius X Catholic High School and Atlanta Jewish Academy Upper School.
The average tuition cost is $13,605, which is higher than the Georgia private school average tuition cost of $11,964.
59% of private schools in Dekalb County, GA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Dekalb County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Marist School
Marist School Photo
(Catholic)
3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
(770) 936-2214
Grades: 7-12
| 1,100 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
3130 Raymond Dr
Atlanta, GA 30340
(770) 451-5299
Grades: PK-12
| 389 students
Atlanta Prep
Atlanta Prep Photo
Special Education School
30 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 508-4127
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Ben Franklin Academy
Ben Franklin Academy Photo - An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. by Benjamin Franklin
1585 Clifton Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 633-7404
Grades: 8-12
| 104 students
Cambridge Academy
(1)
2780 Flat Shoals Rd
Decatur, GA 30034
(404) 241-1321
Grades: PK-6
| 133 students
Cliff Valley School
Cliff Valley School Photo - Our 47,000 square foot state-of-the-art campus sits on 6.5 acres on Clairmont Road. It includes outdoor play and athletic spaces, music room and stage, gymnasium, outdoor classroom, rooftop gardens, nature trails, a science lab, an art studio, and a library. The facility was constructed with Earth-friendly building materials and was the first school to earn Southface EarthCraft Light Commercial certification.
2426 Clairmont Road Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 302-1302
Grades: NS-8
| 431 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
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
(Catholic)
2855 Briarcliff Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 636-4488
Grades: K-8
| 481 students
1575 Sheridan Road
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 542-7003
Grades: K-12
| 150 students
1320 Hearst Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 364-1902
Grades: PK-8
| 551 students
Philmore Academy for Science & Arts
Philmore Academy for Science & Arts Photo - Excellence is our Expectation
Special Program Emphasis
(7)
6015 Old Stone Mountain Road
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
(404) 850-0257
Grades: PK-12
| 235 students
The Piedmont School Of Atlanta
Special Education School
4484 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 382-8200
Grades: K-12
| 26 students
St. Martin's Episcopal School
St. Martin's Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
3110-A Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 237-4260
Grades: PK-8
| 691 students
St. Pius X Catholic High School
(Catholic)
2674 Johnson Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 636-3023
Grades: 9-12
| 1,106 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
Shallowford Presbyterian School
(Presbyterian)
(2)
2375 Shallowford Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 321-3061
Grades: NS-8
| n/a 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
THRIVE Christian Academy
THRIVE Christian Academy Photo - Where Excellence is the Standard!
(Christian)
6175 Lawrenceville Hwy
Tucker, GA 30084
(470) 375-4120
Grades: NS-12
| 285 students
Torah Day School Of Atlanta
(Jewish)
1985 Lavista Rd Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 982-0800
Grades: K-8
| 331 students
Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael Of Atlanta
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
1458 Holly Lane NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 320-1444
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
A Plus Preparatory Learning Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
100 Dudley Dr
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(770) 389-0173
Grades: PK-1
| 168 students
A Unique Learning Academy
Alternative School (Baptist)
7290 Covington Hwy
Lithonia, GA 30058
(770) 484-8226
Grades: K-1
| 16 students
Abc Learning Center
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
6835 Main St
Lithonia, GA 30058
(770) 484-0680
Grades: PK-K
| 11 students
Abm Vietnamese School
4300 Buford Hwy Ne
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 647-2267
Grades: 6-12
| 21 students
Advance Preparatory Academy
(Christian)
431 Allgood Road
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(404) 294-6200
Grades: PK-1
| 159 students
All Star Kids Academy
(Christian)
4518 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30035
(404) 284-2327
Grades: PK-5
| 176 students
Annunciation Day School
Annunciation Day School Photo - As a diverse learning community of Preschool - 8th graders, Annunciation Day School provides an education grounded in respect, compassion, and academic excellence within an Orthodox Christian environment. When one enters our doors, you will find joy and a love of learning centered in Christ, Children & Community.
(Greek Orthodox)
(1)
2500 Clairmont Rd, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 565-2850
Grades: NS-8
| 170 students
3072 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038
(770) 482-6118
Grades: PK-5
| 62 students
1970 Cliff Valley Way Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 325-6777
Grades: PK-9
| 187 students
Atlanta North School Of Seventh-day Adventists
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(5)
5123 Chamblee-dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
(770) 512-8456
Grades: PK-8
| 104 students
Berean Christian Academy
(Christian)
(3)
2197 Young Rd
Stone Mountain, GA 30088
(678) 518-1678
Grades: K-8
| 70 students
Camp Jewell House Academy
(Christian)
Po Box 503
Conley, GA 30288
(678) 418-7703
Grades: K-12
| 139 students
1934 Cliff Valley Way Ne
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 458-5160
Grades: 5-12
| 158 students
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Dekalb County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3561 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
(404) 299-1131
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students
1800 Montreal Ct Suite A
Tucker, GA 30084
(404) 660-0066
Grades: 4-8
| 4 students
5505 Winters Chapel Rd
Atlanta, GA 30360
(770) 730-0045
Grades: NS-6
| 88 students
2125 Rockbridge Rd
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
(770) 498-5850
Grades: PK-3
| 20 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Dekalb County, GA?
The top ranked private schools in Dekalb County, GA include Marist School, St. Pius X Catholic High School and Atlanta Jewish Academy Upper School.
How many private schools are located in Dekalb County, GA?
96 private schools are located in Dekalb County, GA.
How much do private schools cost in Dekalb County, GA?
The average tuition cost is $13,605, which is higher than the Georgia private school average tuition cost of $11,964.
How diverse are private schools in Dekalb County, GA?
Dekalb County, GA private schools are approximately 42% minority students, which is higher than the Georgia private school average of 28%.
What percentage of students in Dekalb County, GA go to private school?
12% of all K-12 students in Dekalb County, GA are educated in private schools (compared to the GA state average of 8%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Dekalb County, GA?
59% of private schools in Dekalb County, GA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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