Pierian Springs

227 Sandy Springs Place, Suite 422
Atlanta, GA 30328
Tel: (404)943-0827
  • Our goal at Pierian Springs is to allow students in grades 6-12 to excel as individuals in an environment that is creative, nurturing, philosophical, and diverse.
  • We are accredited by the state of Georgia and able to provide students with flexible schedules similar to that of a college.
  • Our students select classes to meet their personal interests and graduation requirments; most classes meet three times a week on a semester basis.
  • This enables time in the day for our students to pursue training and work in the arts, sports, community service, joint enrollment and internships.
  • Many of our students are gifted and 85 percent of our faculty have advanced degrees with several teaching at local universities.
  • We welcome students of all races and religions and creeds.
  • Our primary requirement is that students are respectful and fully committed to academic and personal excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Georgia Accrediting Commission
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, mild ADD
Year Founded2007

Student Body

Total Students78 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 25%
Students by GradePierian Springs Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size9 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP Psychology,
Average SAT score1350
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(We respect individuality but expect our students to be responsible in their choices)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,200
Tuition NotesSome classes are also available a la carte. January term and Pre-summer term classes are included for full time students and priced separate for part time students.
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren Howes
Admissions AssociateLisa White

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Boxing, Dance, Fencing, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBalletBasketball,
BoxingDance,
FencingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.art, community service, Dance, French, History, national honors society, Newspaper, peer leadership, philosophy, photography, theater/drama, Young Actors Ensemble

School Notes

  • Our goal at Pierian Springs is to allow students in grades 6-12 to excel as individuals in an environment that is creative, nurturing, philosophical, and diverse. We are accredited by the state of Georgia and able to provide students with flexible schedules similar to that of a college. Our students select classes to meet their personal interests and graduation requirments; most classes meet two times a week on a semester basis. This enables time in the day for our students to pursue training and work in the arts, sports, community service, joint enrollment and internships. Many of our students are gifted and 85 percent of our faculty have advanced degrees with several teaching at local universities. We welcome students of all races and religions and creeds. Our primary requirement is that students are respectful and fully committed to academic and personal excellence.
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