Tallulah Falls School

  • Tallulah Falls School's mission is to provide quality coeducational middle school and upper school programs for both boarding and day students.
  • Emphasis is placed on the development of the intellect,character, and the social well-being of each student.
  • With this special emphasis on the student, the school sees itself as a partner with the parent/guardian in achieving the success of the student.
  • Our school has grown from an enrollment of 131 in 2008 to 425 in 2014.
  • The school has added almost $10 million in campus additions to accomodate the growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 425 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Tallulah Falls School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
81%
Average Class Size 15 students
Advanced Courses College Dual Enrollment- Algebra 102, College Dual Enrollment- Biology 101 &102, College Dual Enrollment- Calculus 220 & 221, College Dual Enrollment- Chemistry 101 & 102, College Dual Enrollment- College Trigonometry, College Dual Enrollment- English 101 &102, College Dual Enrollment- Precalculus 116, College Dual Enrollment- Statistics A & B, College Dual Enrollment- US History 201 & 202, College Dual Enrollment- World History 101 & 102,
Average SAT score 1180
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School Uniform requirements)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,600
Tuition Notes $9600 Day $27,600 Boarding, $35,800 International
% on Financial Aid
69%
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kelly Woodall
Admissions Associate Jennifer Stein

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
EquestrianGolf,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors, Creative Writing, Drama Club, Equestrian, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, GA Thespians Club, Interact Club, International Club, Juniorettes, Key Club, Math Club, Model UN Club, National Honor Society, Peer Tutor Club, Ping Pong/Badminton Club, Recycling Ambassadors, Drama Club, Equestrian, Interact Club, Juniorettes, Key Club, Math Club, Model UN Club, Recycling, Creative Writing,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
GA Thespians Club,
International Club,
National Honor Society,
Peer Tutor Club,
Ping Pong/Badminton Club,

School Notes

  • Tallulah Falls School believes that the average person is composed of at least three dynamics: the physical, the intellectual, and the spiritual. We have decided to do everything within our power to nurture those three qualities in that we are convinced that one reaches emotional maturity when these three dynamics are uniquely balanced.

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

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School Reviews

5  1/6/2015
I am a parent of a 6th grade and 8th grade student. I simply can not say enough about TFS. My children are thriving and simply love their school! The faculty are truly interested in each student and care about their success. Class sizes are very small and have a "family" feel. Academics are challenging, preparing students for the next grade level and beyond. The staff is friendly and extremely helpful. The facilities are beautiful and constantly growing/improving under the outstanding school leadership. Students are able to participate in many extracurricular activities. There are many sports offerings and students of all ability levels are able to participate. Students in middle school experience a class trip each year, learning out of the classroom is taken very seriously! If you are looking for a college prep middle/high school in North GA... this is it!
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