Rabun-gap Nacoochee School
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #2 - Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a college preparatory day and boarding school located in the southeastern United States serving students in grades 5-12. Rabun Gap is fully accredited through SACS, SAIS, and NAIS. Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow. Living our motto
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #3 - Located on a beautiful 1400 acre campus, centrally located within two hours from Asheville NC, Atlanta GA, and Greenville SC.
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #4 - Rabun Gap students join together on our campus from across the United States and approximately 25 countries.
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #6 - Seven residence halls serve as a home away from home for our boarding students, who make up approximately 50 percent of Rabun Gap's student population. Residential life includes many planned weekend activities, and the halls have amenities such as computer rooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, vending machines, and common areas.
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #7 - The Rabun Gap dance program offers a well-rounded, creative and critical approach to dance giving each and every student a better sense of self-esteem, body awareness and an emotional connection to their life and surroundings. Rabun Gap partners with with North Georgia Studio of the Performing Arts which offers classes in Dance (ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, technique), Drama,
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #8 - Now in its 13th year, the Rabun Gap Cirque program is highly acclaimed in the region and beyond for its artistic storytelling through drama and acrobatics. Many of the sequences are choreographed by veteran student performers who are identified as leaders for each apparatus and skit. The program brings artists, thespians, dancers, and athletes together in a single performance that
Rabun-gap Nacoochee School Photo #9 - Rabun Gap's expansive campus includes a 27-acre athletic complex with athletic facilities rivaling those of many small colleges.
- As a college preparatory school, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School offers an educational program designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in the liberal arts.
- We offer a program that will both challenge and nurture each student.
- We encourage natural curiosity, and by example we demonstrate that discovery and learning are lifelong pursuits.
- Rabun Gap combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow.
- Living our motto, work, study and worship, our community nurtures and challenges students of diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||411 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||53 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Number of AP Courses||16 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||American Government, Art, Art History, Biology, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Chemistry, English Lanuage, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, French Literature, Modern European History, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, United States History|
|Average ACT score||25|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Polo shirt with logo and khaki pants)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 7 / Feb. 8 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$42,890|
|Tuition Notes||2013-2014 Day student tuition is $16,320 (Middle School) and $17,330 (Upper School); boarding student tuition is $42,890; international student fee is an additional $5,300.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$17,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||DaRel Christiansen|
|Admissions Associate||Sherry Richardson|
|Total Sports Offered||14 sports|
|Sports||Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBallet, Baseball,|
Basketball, Cross Country,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||10 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Bigger Faster Strong, Cirque, Community Service, Dance, Drama, Environmental Stewardship Program, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Stage Craft, Vocal ensemble|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Jacksonville Grades: PK-12 | 1667 students
7400 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904)256-5002 341.7 PK-12
- Atlanta Grades: K-12 | 1868 students
1424 W Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
(404)609-6202 97.2 K-12
- Rome Grades: PK-12 | 709 students
1014 Cave Spring Rd SW
Rome, GA 30161
(706)235-6051 113.9 PK-12
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