2023 Atlanta Mom Private School Guide
With so many private school options in the Atlanta area, finding the right fit for your child can be overwhelming. Our Atlanta Mom team has compiled a guide that we hope you find useful in your search. We have enjoyed partnering with the amazing schools highlighted below, so be sure to check them out in person as you navigate your private school decision!
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Wesleyan School believes faith and intellect are great partners with each other. At Wesleyan, it’s not a matter of choosing faith or intellect, but rather using both to create the best possible education for your child. The school leadership and faculty work to provide students with an atmosphere that is challenging, reinforces the value of hard work, and emphasizes character and integrity above accomplishment. Wesleyan prepares students for each stage of life and provides them the opportunity to see all the possibilities that lie before them
The school is located just outside of I-285 at Peachtree Corners. At the start of the 2023-2-24 school year Wesleyan enrolled 1,206 students in grades K-12. Wesleyan offers bus routes throughout the metro Atlanta area and has morning and afternoon options. For more information or to schedule a campus tour, call 770-448-7640 or visit wesleyanschool.org.
Established in 1985 on the highest point in the city of Roswell, GA, lies the beautiful 23-acre campus of The Cottage School. TCS provides an experiential learning environment along with a one-of-a-kind business-based model uniquely designed to prepare our students for real world experiences. With small class sizes, our students are able to forge a strong relationship with teachers and counseling staff and are encouraged to advocate for the tools they need to succeed. As stated by Dr. Steven Palmer, Head of School, “All students are smart and learn differently. The secret is to teach them differently and that is what the Cottage School does best”.
We are very proud of the addition of a new high school building that includes not only more classrooms but a beautiful visual arts studio, creation station Technology lab and comprehensive Music Program. Relationships made while attending The Cottage School can last a lifetime and many of our alumni return during each year to visit favorite teachers and staff. TCS is a family and to so many, it is home.
With 1,150 students in Pre-First through 12th grade, Pace Academy strives to create prepared, confident citizens of the world. Student-teacher relationships are at the heart of the Pace experience, so the school maintains a student-teacher ratio of 9:1 and an average class size of 11. Pace develops children’s passions and strengths through academics, athletics, the arts and character education, while providing global perspectives in the classroom and an integrated experience after the bell rings. Through the school’s Isdell Center for Global Leadership, students, guided by an outstanding faculty, develop a deep understanding of the world and the people around them. Pace graduates want to be successful and realize that true success means making a difference.
Whitefield Academy is a Christ-centered college preparatory school located in Smyrna serving students in grades Pre-K through 12. Whitefield students are known, valued, and loved each day as our teachers and coaches instill a passion for learning, for others ahead of self, and for the living and active Jesus. Partnering with parents and our community, Whitefield seeks to build a foundation centered around a rigorous academic program, a full complement of arts and athletic programs, and daily spiritual nourishment. We invite you to learn out more about Whitefield Academy by attending one of our admission events and by visiting whitefieldacademy.com.
Mount Paran Christian School exists to provide a stellar academic experience in a Christian environment. It’s crucial to guarantee a moral and faith foundation through everything your child learns at school. Through curricular Bible classes, weekly chapel, discipleship groups, and service, faith becomes fused into who they are. Within small class sizes, MPCS offers 56 AP/honors courses, instructional support, robotics, STEAM, and Spanish starting in PK3, and a 1:1 device program. Our job is to prepare servant-leaders – in the classroom, on the ball field, on the stage, and ultimately in our community.
MPCS, the largest private school in Cobb County, is a non-denominational, college-preparatory, covenantal school for students in preschool age three through grade 12. Founded in 1976, MPCS is fully accredited (SAIS/Cognia) and located in the shadow of Kennesaw Mountain on a 68-acre collegiate-like campus. MPCS unites with home and church to prepare servant-leaders to honor God, love others, and walk in Truth.
We invite you to experience the difference an MPCS education can make for your child at an Open House or Tuesday tour by visiting our website.
Established in 1969, The Galloway School is a community where learning is joyful, individuals are valued, and self-discovery is encouraged. Students in PreK3 through 12th grade confidently embrace challenges while developing the knowledge, skills, and cultural competence to thrive as enlightened contributors in their chosen pathways. Galloway is more than a school; it is a learning experience that is truly unique. With our deliberate focus on student-centered, inquiry-based learning and our commitment to fostering creativity and collaboration, Galloway just feels different. Schedule your campus tour today at gallowayschool.org/visit!
At The Walker School, meaningful relationships inspire transformative learning, and students are encouraged to share their individual talents in a wide variety of activities. Walker is a remarkable community where students from age 3 through high school are offered a challenging yet supportive educational experience. Students are involved not only in the classroom, on the athletic fields, or on the stage, but also beyond our campus in the broader community. In addition to providing a first-class academic program and offering a wide variety of extracurriculars for our students, we are a large and connected community with abundant opportunities for families who want to be engaged in the life of the school. Walker is located two miles from the Marietta Square and offers more than 20 bus routes in the metro area. Schedule a tour and learn more today!
As the oldest Montessori school in the Southeast, Springmont offers students 18 months through Middle School an authentic Montessori education. Individualized, hands-on learning is balanced with social/emotional well-being, inspiring our diverse and inclusive community of learners to become creative, independent, and globally minded. Multi-aged classes and specially designed materials are complemented by highly experienced and caring teachers who guide students’ curiosity toward meaningful, collaborative discoveries. Large, light-filled classrooms and a beautiful campus with natural areas, class gardens, and farm animals afford rich outdoor experiences. Springmont’s Middle School prepares students for success in Atlanta’s premier high schools and life beyond academics. Springmont School is Extraordinary by Design. Learn more at www.springmont.com.
Our goal is to provide an environment and program that supports our students in their academic endeavors as they pursue their passion in the arts, athletics, and advanced studies. Since being established in 2007, Capstone Academy has been known for an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction. It’s this standard of excellence that has provided the impetus for us to grow into the business we are today. For more information about the products and services we provide, reach out today. Capstone Academy encourages all its students to become lifelong learners by instilling academic curiosity, respect for others, and accountability to core values.