Mcginnis Woods Country Day School

Inspiring students with the passion to excel.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 484 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,150
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Mcginnis Woods Country Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1999

Student Body

Total Students
484 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Mcginnis Woods Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(khaki pants, monogrammed shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Please see website for tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mary H. Johnson
Admissions Associate
Tanya Smith

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 484 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,150
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alpharetta, GA is $14,054 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alpharetta, GA is 64% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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