Sophia Academy

  • As an independent Marist Catholic school, Sophia Academy sees each child as an individual with unlimited potential if given the opportunities and tailored instruction.
  • With a highly motivated staff and a commitment to each child's learning style, we provide a Kindergarten--High School experience.
  • Small class sizes, individual goals, and innovative multisensory instruction produce results for all children.
  • Our comprehensive curriculum which includes fine arts, athletics, mission trips, retreats and Catholic Religious Education broadens our students' interests, promotes leadership, develops talents and shapes character.
  • The Orton-Gillingham language learning approach, created for those with dyslexia, is a language instruction also ideal for all learners and is part of ability grouping across grade levels daily.
  • Sophia students are of average to above-average intellectual ability who have been diagnosed with a learning difference. Personalized learning plans; 80% participate in extracurriculars.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
National Catholic Education Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAverage to Superior IQ, Auditory, Visual Processing difficulties, ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia
Year Founded1999
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students61 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Sophia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size7 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,700
Tuition Notes$125.00 Testing Fee, $750.00 Registration Fees
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJennifer Artigue
Admissions AssociateJenni Ellis

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.One

Club or Organization:
Art, BETA, Drama, Garden, Peer, SGA

Arts and Music Programs:
Select

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramurals

School Notes

  • Current Goals of the Organization Include:Implementing Strategic Plan to expand our mission including pursuing Orton-Gillingham school status.  Fundraising for high school and fields, technology and reading program, increasing enrollment and increasing financial aid fund, expanding Summer School/Camp and Leadership Institute, continuing staff development and parent education, increasing technology including our assistive technology, expanding global learning initiatives.
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  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-9 | 187 students
    3.9 miles
    1970 Cliff Valley Way Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30329
    (404) 325-6777
    3.9 PK-9
    187
  • Atlanta
    Grades: NS-8 | 371 students
    3.8 miles
    2426 Clairmont Road Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30329
    (678) 302-1302
    3.8 NS-8
    371
  • Atlanta
    Grades: PK-12 | 1014 students
    7.8 miles
    1509 S Ponce De Leon Avenue NE
    Atlanta, GA 30307
    (404) 270-2307
    7.8 PK-12
    1014
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    3.3 miles
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    Atlanta, GA 30319
    (404) 382-8200
    3.3 K-12
    16
  • Atlanta
    Grades: 9-12 | 1096 students
    1 miles
    2674 Johnson Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30345
    (404) 636-3023
    1 9-12
    1096

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