Valwood School

As an independent, college preparatory school, Valwood School's mission is to instill in its students an enthusiasm for academic excellence, the foundations of strong character, and a commitment to serve others.
Valwood's academic program offers students a challenging curriculum based on high expectations and a close interaction between teacher and student.
Valwood seeks to develop in its students intellectual curiosity and the ability to read with understanding, think critically, speak fluently, and write effectively.
Valwood strives to build strong character in its students by requiring them to follow a code of honor based on fundamental values of integrity, honesty, and responsibility.
The school also encourages participation in programs outside the classroom designed to build strong character by developing confidence, independence, teamwork, and leadership.
Valwood works to instill in its students an abiding commitment to service by fostering in them respect for others, compassion for those in need, an understanding of civic duty, and a responsibility to serve the communities in which they live.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 448 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students
448 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Valwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • As an independent, college preparatory school, Valwood School's mission is to instill in its students an enthusiasm for academic excellence, the foundations of strong character, and a commitment to serve others. Valwood's academic program offers students a challenging curriculum based on high expectations and a close interaction between teacher and student. Valwood seeks to develop in its students intellectual curiosity and the ability to read with understanding, think critically, speak fluently, and write effectively. Valwood strives to build strong character in its students by requiring them to follow a code of honor based on fundamental values of integrity, honesty, and responsibility. The school also encourages participation in programs outside the classroom designed to build strong character by developing confidence, independence, teamwork, and leadership. Valwood works to instill in its students an abiding commitment to service by fostering in them respect for others, compassion for those in need, an understanding of civic duty, and a responsibility to serve the communities in which they live.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 448 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Georgia is $10,630 for elementary schools and $11,661 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Georgia is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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