Greater Atlanta Christian School

  • Greater Atlanta Christian School has twice been named a National School of Excellence.
  • It is currently the 2nd largest independent school in the state of Georgia.
  • GAC normally sends 100% of its graduates to colleges and universities throughout the country. GAC is intentionally diverse, with 29% minority students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students1920 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 25%
Students by GradeGreater Atlanta Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers161 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1240
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,000
Tuition NotesK- $14,695 Grades 1-5 $16,125 6-12th $18,795 Includes lunch, textbooks, and technology fees
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary Helen Bryant

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • The mission of Greater Atlanta Christian School is to help each student grow as Jesus did, in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and man.
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The average private school tuition in Gwinnett County, GA is $6,866 for elementary schools and $8,674 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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