The Paideia School was founded in 1971 by parents who wanted an individualized, creative, and intellectually challenging education for their children.
The Paideia School serves families with children ages three through eighteen.
It conveys the concept of a child's total education: intellectual, artistic, and social.
Paideia's philosophy is based on the belief that schools can be informal and individualized, yet still educate well.
We believe that a quality education acknowledges the innate curiosity of children and their desire to understand and master their environment.
Because children have different interests and learning styles, and because they progress at different rates, we take considerable care to tailor our program to the talents and needs of each child.
We think that our concern for intellectual achievement and discipline is compatible with personal consideration of needs of each child and with an informal school environment.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,014 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,200
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Paideia School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
1,014 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Paideia School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
114 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
Advanced Courses
biology, calculus AB, calculus BC, chemistry, European history, music theory, physics, psychology, statistics, U.S. history
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 27
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$15,314
Admissions Director
Caroline Quillian Stubbs
Admissions Associate
Liz DeSimone

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Paideia School cost?

Paideia School's tuition is approximately $19,200 for private students.

What sports does Paideia School offer?

Paideia School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Winter Track.

What is Paideia School's ranking?

Paideia School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Paideia School?

The application deadline for Paideia School is Jan. 27.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,014 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,200
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 27
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $16,463 for elementary schools and $20,349 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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