Atlanta's best Private Schools - 30+ schools

Atlanta's best Private Schools - 30+ schools

The search for a new school for your child begins here. Scroll down and you’ll find a sampling of private schools in metro Atlanta. Each mini-profile features a description of the school, its location, contact information, accreditations and tuition prices. Please note that tuition prices are for the 2022–23 school year and are subject to change.


The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy

From kindergarten prep through eighth grade, The Davis Academy teaches to the whole child, creating compassionate leaders and equipping them with skills they will use for the entirety of their academic careers and beyond. We teach life skills, instill Jewish values and provide diverse experiences so that our students become well-rounded and self-confident individuals. Students learn amongst a warm and supportive community that shares common values and visions. We celebrate both the ways our diversity makes our school vibrant and the individual differences that make our school community so unique. With a retention rate of 97 percent, The Davis Academy community is comprised of families from across the globe, nation and 31 metro Atlanta zip codes. Davis graduates attend the most prestigious public and private high schools in Atlanta; they know who they are and continuously make a difference in their communities and the world.
• Location: Dunwoody/Sandy Springs
• Phone: (770) 671-0085
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, SAIS, AAAIS
• Tuition: Contact school for pricing.
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Atlanta Academy

Founded by teachers in 2000, Atlanta Academy serves 375 preschool through eighth grade students in the North Fulton communities of Roswell, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and more. Atlanta Academy encourages active learning and engagement inside the classroom. Fostering leadership opportunities and executive functioning skills helps students build confidence and grow into well-educated, independent problem solvers prepared to excel in high school and beyond.
Location: Roswell
• Phone: (678) 461-6102
• Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, SAIS, GISA, NAIS, Bright from the Start
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Atlanta Girls’ School

Atlanta Girls’ School was custom built for one purpose: to prepare girls to lead lives of purpose. For more than 20 years, AGS has offered girls in grades 6 through 12 an exceptional education infused with real-world experiences, challenging and engaging academics and a tight-knit community. Graduates attend prestigious liberal arts colleges, leading Southeastern universities, Ivy League schools and respected research institutes. Girls attending AGS learn to lead with courage and confidence, take risks and give back to their communities.
• Location: Buckhead
• Phone: (404) 845-0900
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, GAC, GISA, ICGS, NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: $31,350
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Atlanta International School

Atlanta International School offers the International Baccalaureate curriculum to all of its students, from preschool to grade 12. By delivering this rigorous academic opportunity, combined with our world-class language acquisition program for all in an inclusive, intercultural environment, AIS prepares students to succeed in a globally connected world.
Location: Buckhead/Garden Hills
Phone: (404) 841-3840
Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, COGNIA, SACS, CIS, IB, SAIS
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Atlanta Speech School

Uniquely focused on the construction of the Deep Reading Brain, the programs of the Atlanta Speech School are dedicated to helping every child find their voice so they can go on to make the most difference in the lives of others. The campus encompasses four schools, including three preschools: The Katherine Hamm Center, a listening, spoken language and literacy program for preschool children who are deaf or hard of hearing; Stepping Stones, a preschool for children who have received a primary diagnosis of speech and language delays; and the Anne & Jim Kenan Preschool for children exceptionally prepared for academic settings. In addition, the Speech School’s Wardlaw School serves school-aged children with dyslexia in grades K through 6 with a short-term, individualized and intensive approach designed to return them to traditional school settings. The Speech School’s reach extends beyond the campus through the Rollins Center for Language & Literacy. With more than 100 partners including school districts and healthcare agencies, the Rollins Center is advancing literacy and justice for all. Rollins’ online learning platform, Cox Campus, puts this vision within reach through free professional learning for educators and child-facing adults all over the world.
• Location: Buckhead
• Phone: (404) 233-5332
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, GISA, NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: Contact school for pricing
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The Cottage School

Building a sense of self for students with special learning needs through academic and experiential programming, The Cottage School (TCS) prepares individuals for fulfillment of their true potential as confident, productive and independent adults. Through The Cottage School’s unique work-based model for grades 3 through 12, our students pursue a high school degree through rigorous academic standards with a strong emphasis on emotional/social learning. Students experience educational success while learning vocational skills that will help them thrive in the world beyond graduation, be that in continuing education or a career. Our beautiful 23-acre campus offers small class sizes, outdoor classrooms, fine arts programming, and state-of-the-art technology to provide individualized instruction to our diverse student population. Every student learns differently, so we teach differently. Please contact us for more information about our rigorous standard of care to keep our families healthy.
• Location: Roswell
• Phone: (770) 641-8688
• Accreditations/Memberships: Cognia / SACS, SAIS, AAAIS, GAC, GAPSAC, GISA, IDA, NAIS, North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, The National Association of Independent Schools
• Tuition: $21,000 - $27,000
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The Galloway School

Located in beautiful Chastain Park, The Galloway School is a community where learning is joyful, individuals are valued and self-discovery is encouraged. Galloway students in grades Pre-K3 through 12 confidently embrace challenges while developing the knowledge, skills and cultural competence to thrive as enlightened contributors in their chosen pathways.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 252-8389
• Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, AdvancED/SACS, GHSA, NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: $19,125- $32,725
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GRACEPOINT School is a private school located in Marietta dedicated to bringing out the brilliance of the dyslexic learner in a Christ-centered environment. Since August 2012, the philosophy of GRACEPOINT has been to provide an instructional environment where approaches to learning are multi-sensory and prescriptive. This technique addresses reading deficits and allows for enrichment in the areas where students are gifted. Students in first through eighth grades are taught using the Orton-Gillingham method, and this multisensory approach is woven into all subject areas. The student-teacher ratio is 5:1 in reading classes and 8:1 in all other core subjects.
• Location: Marietta
• Phone: (678) 709-6634
• Accreditations/Memberships: GAC, GAPSEC, AOGPE, IDA, SAIS, GISA, AAAIS
• Tuition: $26,500
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High Meadows School

Since 1973, High Meadows School has inspired children to think critically, learn creatively, act globally and live compassionately. Located on 42 acres of historic farm property, our students experience a school environment where adventure and play go hand-in-hand with extraordinary academic preparation and exemplary student outcomes. From an outstanding faculty and breathtaking campus to small classes and an acclaimed International Baccalaureate curriculum, High Meadows is an exceptional place to learn and grow.
• LocationRoswell
• Phone: (770) 993-2940
• Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, AdvancED/SACS, GISA, International Baccalaureate (IB), NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: $7,646 - $23,342
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Holy Innocents' Episcopal School

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School is the largest Episcopal parish day co-ed school in the country serving over 1,390 students in Pre-K3 through 12th grade. We are a Christian school that serves and welcomes families of all faith traditions developing ethical leaders, global citizens and today’s changemakers for tomorrow’s world. Our challenging academic curriculum not only prepares students for college and beyond but provides an array of experiences to discover their artistic, STEM-oriented, athletic and global passions at every grade level, starting with our 3 year olds. With the guidance of our stellar college counseling team, 100 percent of our graduates matriculate to prestigious colleges and universities across the nation.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 255-4026
• Accreditations/Memberships: National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), NAIS, AAAIS, SAIS, SACS, Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE), GISA
• Tuition: $19,000 - $33,590
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Holy Spirit Preparatory School

Holy Spirit Preparatory School is an independent Catholic college preparatory school serving preschool through 12th grade students with a profound educational vision. Our curriculum combines the best of classical pedagogical traditions in a joyful, engaging and thoroughly Catholic environment. This curriculum includes STEM-based coursework, fine and performing arts and a very active athletic program. Through these means, we seek to enkindle in students the desire to pursue excellence in every endeavor they undertake and provide them with all the tools necessary to lead successful, rewarding lives in a manner consistent with the sublime end for which they have been created: eternal life with God.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (678) 761-7992
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, GISA, NAIS, NCEA, SAIS
• Tuition: Call for information.
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The Howard School

Since 1950, The Howard School has offered an exceptional educational program for students with language-based learning disabilities and learning differences. Teams comprised of highly qualified and dedicated teachers and specialists, including speech-language pathologists, psychologists and math and literacy specialists, work with students to uncover and foster each child’s strengths and provide individualized learning plans for every student. The school has a rolling admissions process, which allows it to accept students whenever openings are available.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 377-743
• Accreditations/Memberships: SAIS, AdvancED/SACS, NAIS, GISA, AAAIS, IDA (International Dyslexia Association), LDA (Learning Disabilities Association)
• Tuition: Contact school for pricing
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Landmark Christian School

Landmark Christian School, which serves students in grades K3 through 12, provides a rich, relevant and rewarding education by teaching academic excellence with Biblical truth. With low student-teacher ratios, students thrive through personalized learning, discovering their passions and developing their talents. Beginning in K3, students are loved and nurtured, enjoying Imagination Stations, TED, world languages, Spotlight Theater, art, core and athletic offerings encompassing 67 teams. Students study Bible daily and enjoy weekly chapel with grade-appropriate service/missions projects. Vertical educational alignment prepares lower school students for learning in arts, aviation, music, fashion, engineering and leadership. The new high school offers AP/Honors courses, on-campus dual enrollment and superior college guidance. Graduates are excellent candidates for college with a 99 percent college acceptance rate and $11,679,989 in scholarships from the 80 seniors of the Class of 2023.
• Location: Fairburn and Peachtree City
• Phone: (770) 306-0647
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED, SAIS, ACSI
• Tuition: $9,000 - $20,700
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The Lovett School

Founded nearly 100 years ago, The Lovett School is a community of belonging that develops students of honor, faith and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in learning and life. Lovett is a leader of whole child education, embracing a multifaceted approach where intellectual rigor, social-emotional learning and character development are purposefully cultivated. Every day, we welcome more than 1,600 students from 78 different zip codes and 11 counties in the metropolitan area to our campus beautifully located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. As a nationally renowned college preparatory institution, Lovett encourages students to also discover themselves outside of the classroom through the arts, athletics, global studies and community engagement.
• LocationAtlanta
• Phone(404) 262-3032
• Accreditations/MembershipsNAIS, SAIS, AAAIS, Global Online Academy, CSEE, SACS
• Tuition: $30,110 - $34,950
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Mill Springs Academy

Success in School…Success in Life. Mill Springs Academy is an independent school dedicated to the academic, physical and social growth of students who have not realized their full potential in a traditional classroom setting. Founded in 1981, Mill Springs provides a college preparatory curriculum teaching self-advocacy and social skills to students with learning differences. In addition to Mill Springs’ broad range of college preparatory options, the school also offers award-winning fine arts and competitive athletic programs to foster interests and hidden talents. Small classes and an individualized curriculum help students capitalize on strengths while forging their own paths. Our 85-acre campus is nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Alpharetta.
• Location: Alpharetta
• Phone: (770) 360-1336
• Accreditations/Memberships: COGNIA, SAIS, NAIS, GISA, AAAIS, GAPSEC
• Tuition: $31,212
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Mount Paran Christian School

Mount Paran Christian School exists to provide a stellar academic experience in a Christian environment. It’s crucial to guarantee a moral and faith-based foundation through everything your child learns at school. Through curricular Bible classes, weekly chapel, discipleship groups and service, faith becomes integrated into who the students are. Within small 12:1 class sizes, MPCS offers 56 AP/honors courses, instructional support, robotics, STEAM/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. As a PK3 through 12th grade private Christian, non-denominational, college preparatory school, MPCS is committed to excellence in academics, award-winning arts and championship athletics. Founded in 1976, MPCS is fully accredited 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.
• Location: Marietta/Kennesaw
• Phone: (770) 578-0182
• Accreditations/Memberships: Cognia, CESA ACSA, GISA, SAIS, NAIS
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Mount Pisgah Christian School

Mount Pisgah Christian School provides an outstanding college preparatory education grounded in Christian faith and values. This independent school is non-denominational, co-educational and serves children from early learning through 12th grade. The school is known for an exceptional faculty; proven performance in personalized instruction; comprehensive AP, Honors and STEAM curriculum; 46 athletic teams; fine arts programs and an exceptional college placement program.
• Location: Johns Creek/North Fulton
• Phone: (678) 336-3400
• Accreditations/Memberships: ACSA, GHSA, GISA, NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: $17,850 - $25,095
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The Mount Vernon School

Mount Vernon is a school of inquiry, innovation and impact. We know students have big ideas. When their teachers cultivate curiosities and passions, the possibilities are limitless. As a co-educational day school for more than 1,250 students in preschool through grade 12, Mount Vernon is a destination for students who want to design a better world. The school sets the conditions for learners at all ages to excel by creating and providing access to real-world applications through design thinking and routine access to subject matter experts, many from Fortune 100 companies. Students have achieved some of the highest academic honors, receiving recognition through scholarships and awards, including National Merit, Morehead-Cain, QuestBridge, Stamps, Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, Jefferson Scholarship and the Robertson Scholarship. Mount Vernon students have been accepted to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the United States, including Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Brown, Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, UPenn, Duke, US Naval Academy, USC, NYU, UNC Chapel Hill, University of Virginia and many more.
• Location: Sandy Springs
• Phone: (404) 252-3448
• Accreditations/Memberships: NAEYC, SAIS, Cognia
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North Cobb Christian School

Whether it’s through robotics or mountain biking, on a stage or on a pitcher’s mound, students at North Cobb Christian School are challenged to discover their God-given gifts and callings. Through small class sizes (10:1), over 50 athletic teams, 16 performing arts ensembles, five Academy magnet programs, the RISE gifted program, the Moving Forward Program for academic support, dozens of AP/Honors/Dual Enrollment opportunities and foreign language at every grade level, NCCS students in preschool K3 through 12th grade soar. Daily Bible class, annual retreats, weekly chapel, mentor programs and global spring term trips further expand student horizons while firmly planting their identity in Christ. It’s no surprise that NCCS feels like family—because it is. And in today’s world, that truly matters. .
• Location: Kennesaw
• Phone: (770) 975-0252
• Accreditations/Memberships: Cognia, ACSI, GHSA, Metro10, SETC, ASCA
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Pace Academy

In 1958, an interfaith group of community leaders envisioned an inclusive learning environment open to fresh ideas and founded Pace Academy. Today, Pace serves 1,150 students in pre-first through 12th grade. Pace develops children’s passions and strengths through academics, athletics and the arts while providing global perspectives inside and outside the classroom.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 262-1345
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, ACCIS, College Board, Cum Laude Society, Educational Records Bureau, NACAC, NAIS, SAIS, Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG)
• Tuition: $31,970 - $36,800
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Paideia School

Paideia, a school of just over 1,000 children ages 3 through grade 12, is located near Emory University in Atlanta. In addition to advocating intellectual, civic, artistic and physical development, the school seeks to cultivate the development of a child’s ethical self. Paideia strives for racial, cultural and economic diversity and works hard to be a place that embraces families from all backgrounds.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 270-2312
• Accreditations/Memberships: COGNIA, NAIS, SAIS, AAAIS, EMA
• Tuition: $13,143 - $30,378
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Saint Francis Schools

Saint Francis Schools is an independent, fully accredited school with no religious affiliation, providing an exceptional college preparatory program since 1976. Two campuses are available: grades K through 8 in Roswell and grades 9 through 12 in Milton. The school’s commitment to small class sizes, low pupil-to-teacher ratio and a strong emphasis on structure and organization allow students to enjoy academic success and develop the self-confidence to be successful in college. Curriculum offerings include AP, Honors, traditional, support classes and specialized reading programs, including the Wilson Reading System®. A full sports program is offered in grades 5 through 12, including football and equestrian.
• Location: Roswell / Milton
• Phone: (770) 641-8257; (678) 339-9989
• Accreditations/Memberships: Cognia accredited (AdvancED, SAIS / SACS)
• Tuition: $16,500 - $27,000
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Springmont School

Springmont School delivers an authentic Montessori learning experience to students 18 months through eighth grade. Individualized hands-on lessons and activities are designed to inspire students to become creative, independent thinkers and lifelong learners. Highly experienced and caring teachers offer opportunities for independent study and collaboration, and social/emotional development is interwoven with robust academics, art, music, PE, Spanish and outdoor science instruction. Diversity, equity and inclusivity are at the heart of our core values and are evident in our strong, supportive school community. Recognized by AMI and accredited by Cognia/SAIS, Springmont meets the highest standards for independent schools. Springmont graduates are confident, collaborative, engaged learners prepared for success in Atlanta’s premier high schools, as well as life beyond academics. Springmont—Extraordinary by Design.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 252-3910
• Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, AMI, Cognia/SACS, AMI, GISA, NAIS, SAIS
• Tuition: $12,475 - $27,000
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Trinity School

Atlanta’s only private elementary-only school, Trinity School is known for its inspiring academics, amazing arts program, state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor learning spaces and community that cares like no other. Everything Trinity does is designed to help children age 3 through sixth grade flourish.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 231-8100
• Accreditations/Memberships: Cognia/SACS, NAIS, SAIS, AAAIS, GISA, The Enrollment Management Association
• Tuition: $20,750 - $31,750
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The Walker School

The Walker School is metro Atlanta’s top Pre-K3 through grade 12 school open to all faiths. We provide a safe atmosphere for students to discover who they are and how to successfully navigate an ever-changing world. At Walker, you are challenged, supported and engaged. Most of all, you are known. You belong here!
• Location: Marietta
• Phone: (770) 427-2689
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, SAIS
• Tuition: $12,710 - $29,210
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The Westminster Schools

Westminster is a co-educational Christian independent day school that seeks to serve students who are bright, motivated, curious and nurtured by challenge in an environment that develops leaders of conscience who will be a positive force in the world. The school was founded in 1951 and guided by a mission to prepare students for college and life. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,890 students in grades pre-first through 12, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic collaborative, interdisciplinary and experiential curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth—academic, physical and spiritual.
• Location: Atlanta
• Phone: (404) 355-8673
• Accreditations/Memberships: SAIS, NAIS, GISA, WLSA, NACAC, SACAC
• Tuition: $31,650 - $36,289
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Whitefield Academy

Located in Smyrna, Whitefield Academy is a Christ-centered college preparatory school serving more than 950 students in Pre-K4 through grade 12. Whitefield seeks to serve families looking for academic excellence augmented by authentic relationships with Christ and each other. The rigorous college prep curriculum with numerous AP and honors courses sets the framework for 100 percent of graduates to attend colleges and universities of their choice. A full range of athletic programs, visual and performing arts, a STEM lab and college/career planning complement the strong academic offerings of this well-rounded school.
• Location: Smyrna/Vinings
• Phone: (678) 305-3000
• Accreditations/Memberships: AAAIS, ACSI, AdvancED/SACS, SAIS
• Tuition: Contact school for pricing
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The Wood Acres School

Established in 1969, The Wood Acres School is an independent, highly respected school for students age 2 through eighth grade. The school is well known for its academically advanced curriculum, small class sizes, Spanish program, affordable tuition and uniquely pristine 10-acre campus. Wood Acres graduates go on to attend the best private, public and magnet high schools.
• Location: Marietta
• Phone: (770) 971-1880
• Accreditations/Memberships: GAC, ISA-Embassy of Spain
• Tuition: $5,200 - $14,300
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Woodward Academy

With 2,568 students across two campuses spanning 133-acres, complemented by the intimacy of a 7:1 student-teacher ratio, Woodward offers the vast resources and opportunities of a college or university coupled with the intimacy and attention of home. Students learn how to think about and engage in the world outside of themselves, making a commitment to do their best and gaining the confidence to make a difference. This shared purpose is something we call The Woodward Way. Woodward challenges its students to explore new academic frontiers and reach their fullest potential. What does success look like? Look no further than the 25 AP classes, renowned Transition Program for students with mild learning differences, 86 student clubs, 75 yearly arts performances and 18 varsity sports. Woodward’s Global Connections Program offers extensive international study abroad programs, and its innovative STEAM programs are woven into the curriculum—from coding for kindergarteners to the Independent Scientific Research program, which pairs juniors and seniors with university professors to work on real-world problems.
• Location: Main Campus: College Park; Woodward North: Johns Creek
• Phone: (404) 765-4001
• Accreditations/Memberships: AdvancED/SACS, CEEB, GISA, NAIS, NACAC, SACAC, SAIS
• Tuition: $20,600 - $32,400
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