Lakeview Academy

  • Lakeview Academy is a co-educational independent, college preparatory day school for grades K3 through 12 in Gainesville, Georgia.
  • Please visit our website for a complete overview of Lakeview Academy to include admission and tuition information. We look forward to hearing from you!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students539 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Lakeview Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Physics, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art 2-D, Studio Art 3-D, Studio Art Drawing, U.S. History, World History
Average SAT score1220
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our website under Admissions>Tuition & Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorKim Cottrell


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.42 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Battle of the Books, Coding Club, Community Service, Elementary Choir, Engineering Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Honor Council, Interact Club, International Thespian Society, Junior Beta Club, Junior National Honor Society, Lego Robotics, National Art Honor Society, National Beta Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Robotics Team, Student Council, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama, guitar, Music Lessons, One Act Play, Piano, Private Music Lessons, Voice Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Baseball, basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Sporting Clays, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

School Notes

Lakeview Academy is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school in Gainesville with 540 students in grades K3 through 12 and is accredited by SAIS. Lakeview is committed to the personal growth and academic development of the college-bound student. Lakeview offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with small classes that include Honors and Advanced Placement courses for academic enhancement. While Lakeview`s students are offered the opportunity to excel at a higher level, an academic support program is offered to students at all grade levels when extra help is needed.

Lakeview Academy`s academic rigor begins in the Lower School and aims to provide a student-centered and applied approach to enhance a deeper understanding in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Academic rigor continues in the Middle School with emphasis on developing good study habits, self-advocacy skills, independence, and technology competency. Lakeview Academy`s Upper School offers a variety of curricular options to meet the needs of all learners seeking a college bound experience.

Since 1999, the school has integrated technology in every discipline. Students in grades six through 12 have their own laptops on a fully wireless campus. Foreign language is taught at all levels including Early Learning. Extracurricular activities include clubs, cultural and academic field trips, performing arts, and a full athletic program. Enrollment is open to people of all races, religions, and national origins; financial aid is available to qualified students. Virtually all Lakeview graduates attend four-year colleges or universities and our Class of 2020, comprised of 54 students, was offered $4,632,726 in non-Hope Scholarship offers.

Bus transportation is available.
  • Please visit our website for a complete overview of Lakeview Academy to include admission and tuition information. We look forward to hearing from you!

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