Mcginnis Woods Country Day School

Tel: (770)664-7764
  • Inspiring students with the passion to excel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students429 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 25%
Students by GradeMcginnis Woods Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, monogrammed shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,150
Tuition NotesPlease see website for tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary H. Johnson
Admissions AssociateTanya Smith

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryIntramural Sports Only,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess, Cooking, Newspaper Staff/Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Private music lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Playball, Soccer, Tennis

School Notes

  • McGinnis Woods Country Day School, established in 1999, is a private, non-parochial school offering a challenging Preschool, Elementary and Middle School Education. The beautiful school campus which is located in Alpharetta, recently opened a new state of the art Middle School and Gym. The Preschool accepts children as young as 6 weeks and the Elementary/Middle School teaches students in PreK 4 through 8th grade. McGinnis Woods Country Day School holds top accreditations, including GAC, SACS, and NAEYC.
  • The mission of McGinnis Woods is to inspire students with the passion to excel. This is accomplished by providing superior hands-on, minds-on academics which foster self-confidence and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Superior educational resources are implemented to maximize the learning experience of our diverse student population. Small class sizes with low student-teacher ratios and individualized education is a McGinnis Woods distinctive. Students learn through a variety of engaging teaching techniques and technology, an emphasis on differentiated groupings, STEM activities, and projects which make each day unique. Frequent guest speakers, monthly field trips for each grade level, and community service round out the curriculum. Drama Club, Competitive Sports and Robotics teams train year round. After school programs and Specialty Clubs are also available.
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