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School Directory

These listings include public schools located in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs as well as others that advertised in the Education Guide. For a comprehensive list of private schools in metro Atlanta, visit www.atlantaprivateschools.com.

Buckhead Public Schools

North Atlanta High School
2875 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305
404- 802-4700
Principal: Mark Mygrant

Willis A. Sutton Middle
4360 Powers Ferry Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
404- 802-5600
Principal: Audrey Sofianos

E. Rivers Elementary
8 Peachtree Battle Avenue, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30305
404- 802-7050
Principal: David White

Sarah Rawson Smith Elementary
370 Old Ivy Road, NE , Atlanta, GA 30342
404- 802-3850
Principal: Dr. Sid Baker

Morris Brandon Elementary
2741 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30327
404- 802-7250
Principal: Karen Evans

Garden Hills Elementary
285 Sheridan Dr., Atlanta, GA 30305
404- 802-7800
Principal: Amy Wilson

Warren T. Jackson Elementary
1325 Mt. Paran Rd., Atlanta, GA 30327
404-802-8800
Principal: Dr. Lorraine Reich

Sandy Springs Public Schools

Riverwood International Charter School
5900 Heards Road, NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
404-847-1980
Principal: Eddie Echols

North Springs Charter High School
7447 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, GA 30328
770-551-2490
Principal: Lisa Stueve

Ridgeview Middle School
5340 Trimble Road, Atlanta, GA 30342
404-843-7710
Principal: Karen Cox

Sandy Springs Charter Middle
8750 Colonel Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770-552-4970
www.ssmsonline.org
Principal: Kay Walker, Ed.D.
Sandy Springs Charter Middle School is a unique middle school serving sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. We offer rigorous academic instruction, including Latin, and a full range of athletic, dramatic, and musical activities.

Dunwoody Springs Charter School
8100 Roberts Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770- 673-4060
Principal: Ivy Gainey

Heards Ferry Elementary
1050 Heards Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30328
770- 933-6190
Principal: Susan Dorenkamp

High Point Elementary
520 Greenland Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
404- 843-7716
Principal: Lisa Silverstein

Spalding Drive Charter School
130 W. Spalding Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
770- 551-5880
Principal: Christine Young

Woodland Elementary Charter School
1130 Spalding Drive, Atlanta, GA 30350
770- 551-5890
Principal: Dr. Ruth L. Baskerville

Brookhaven Public Schools

Ashford Park Elementary School
2968 Cravenridge Dr Ne
678-676-6702
Principal: Toni M. Fallon

Cross Keys High School
1626 N Druid Hills Rd Ne
678-874-6102
Principal: LaShawn McMillan

De Kalb PATH Academy Charter School
3007 Hermance Dr Ne,
770-454-1115
Principal: Ms. K. Stagdon

Montgomery Elementary School
3995 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd
678-676-7502
Principal: Esther Silvers

Kittredge Magnet for High Achievers
1663 E Nancy Creek Dr Ne
678-676-7602
Principal: Gail Humble

Woodward Elementary School
3034 Curtis Dr Ne
678-874-7802
Principal: Reginald Stephens

Sequoyah Middle School
3456 Aztec Road
678-676-7902
Principal: Brittany Cunningham

Chamblee Middle
3601 Sexton Woods Dr
678-874-8202
Principal: Cynthia Jackson

Private Schools

Adaptive Learning Center
2509 Post Oak Tritt Rd
770-509-3909
www.adaptivelearningcenter.org
Interim Executive Director: Kathy Ward
Founder, Program Consultant: Susan K. Tauber
We partner with typical preschools (Peachtree Presbyterian, First Presbyterian of Atlanta, and the Marcus Jewish Community Center) to provide an inclusive education for children with special needs.

The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy
8105 Roberts Drive, Atlanta, GA 30350
770-671-0085
www.davisacademy.org
Head of School: Sid Kirschner
Associate Head of School: Amy Shafron
Validated by triple accreditation, The Davis Academy provides students from four years to Grade 8 with an unparalleled program blending exceptional academics with Jewish values and traditions in two Sandy Springs campuses.

Apostles Learning Center
6025 Glenridge Drive, Atlanta, Ga. 30328
404-256-3091
www.atlantaapostles.org
Director: Savitri Damodaran
Apostles Learning Center has served Sandy Springs since 1972 with a quality curriculum-based program for children ages 12 weeks to 5 years. Received Center of Distinction and funding for pre-K classes from the state of Georgia.

Ben Franklin Academy
1585 Clifton Rd, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-633-7404
www.benfranklinacademy.org
Headmaster: Wood Smethurst, Ed.D
Contact: Martha B. Burdette, Ph.D.
Ben Franklin Academy (BFA) is a college preparatory high school featuring Mastery Learning and continuous educational progress for students in grades 9-12. BFA is dually accredited by SACS and SAIS.

Brandon Hall School
1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30350-3706
770-394-8177
www.brandonhall.org
President and Headmaster: Paul R. Stockhammer
Focusing on the individual, Brandon Hall specializes in LD, ESL, and underachievement. College preparatory curriculum with 100% college acceptances. Co-ed day school and boys’ boarding program. SACS/SAIS accredited.

The Children’s School
345 Tenth Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
404-835-4596
www.thechildrensschool.com
Head of School: Marcia Prewitt Spiller
An independent, non-profit elementary school, The Children’s School is a learning environment in which academic development is stressed with social and emotional growth.

Cumberland Academy of Georgia
650 Mt. Vernon Highway
Atlanta, GA 30328
404-835-9000
www.cumberlandacademy.org
Co-founders: Debbi and Matthew Scarborough
Director of Operations: Floyd Bushey
Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of children with learning disabilities. Our educational programs are designed for students with high-functioning Autism, Asperger’s, LD, ADD and ADHD.

The Day School of the Sandy Springs Christian Church
301 Johnson Ferry Road
Sandy Springs GA 30328
Phone: 404-252-3950
www.thedayschool-sscc.com
Headmaster: Linda Bridges
A principle goal at The Day School includes providing a loving atmosphere, where children can reach their highest potential in their social, physical, cognitive and emotional development.

Doris and Alex Weber Jewish Community High School
6751 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, Ga. 30328
404-917-2500
www.weberschool.org
Head of School: Sim Pearl
The Weber School offers a challenging, college preparatory curriculum. Jewish learning, experiential education, athletics and an integrated arts curriculum encourage thoughtful discourse, self-advocacy and social responsibility.

The Epstein School
Sandy Springs Campus
335 Colewood Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
404-250-5600
www.epsteinatlanta.org
Head of School: Stan Beiner
The Epstein School was identified as a 2005 U.S. Department of Education Innovator. Using an integrated bilingual curriculum, we combine innovative and traditional teaching methods to create the finest academic and Judaic education for children from preschool through the 8th grade.

First Montessori School of Atlanta
5750 Long Island Drive
Atlanta, GA 30327
404-252-3910
www.firstmontessori.org
Head of School: Jerri King
Our school culture of engaged learning is built upon an appreciation for the child’s sense of wonder, the trust to freely choose one’s work and accountability, all of which fuels creativity, curiosity and innovative thought.

The Galloway School
215 West Wieuca Rd, NW
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-252-8389
www.gallowayschool.org
Head of School: Tom Brereton
Galloway is the philosophically grounded, learner-focused independent school where students age 3 through grade 12 develop an abiding love for learning.

The Goddard School
3525 Piedmont Road NE
Seven Piedmont Center, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA 30305
404-467-7577
1150 Hammond Drive, Building E, Atlanta, GA 30328
770-350-9001
www.goddardschool.com
Whether gently holding infants, encouraging toddlers to share, or providing preschoolers with enriching activities, The Goddard School® supports the healthy development of children from six weeks to six years.

The Heiskell School
3260 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30305
404-262-2233
www.heiskell.net
Headmaster: Cyndie Heiskell
The Heiskell School’s accelerated academic program and its focus on building Godly character have had a life-changing impact in the lives of children for 60 years.

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School
805 Mt. Vernon Highway, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
404- 255-4026
www.hies.org
Head of School: Kirk Duncan
Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School develops in students a love of learning, respect for self and others, faith in God, and a sense of service to the world community.

Holy Spirit Preparatory School
Upper School Campus
4449 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30327
Lower School Campus
4820 Long Island Drive, Atlanta, GA 30342
Preschool
4465 Northside Drive, Atlanta, GA 30327
Admissions Assistant: Jessica Kaeding,
678 904-2811 ext. 231
www.holyspiritprep.org
Headmaster: Gareth N. Genner
Holy Spirit Prep is an independent, Catholic, coeducational college preparatory school serving grades Pre-K2 through 12th grade. Fully accredited. Nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence and a Top 50 Catholic High School.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School
2855 Briarcliff Rd
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-636-4488
www.ihmschool.org
Principal: Tricia DeWitt
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School (IHM) serves 500 students in kindergarten – 8th grade. IHM has SAIS/SACS accreditations and was named a 2009 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy
5200 Northland Drive, Atlanta, GA 30342
404.843.9900
www.ghacademy.org
Head of School: Rabbi Lee Buckman
Principal: Leah Summers
Our mission is to provide students an outstanding day school education, integrating Judaic and general studies in a vibrant curriculum that is both challenging and stimulating.

Little Da Vinci International School
4055 Roswell Road
Atlanta Georgia 30342
404-434-9078
www.littledavincischool.org
Head of School: Soraya Rouchdi
Little Da Vinci International School is a nonprofit, non-denominational, innovative, international preschool that fosters languages, art, environmental activities and extraordinary character development.

The MJCCA Preschools:
The Weinstein School (Dunwoody)
5342 Tilly Mill Rd.
Dunwoody, GA 30338
678-812-.3800
Director: Stacey Shapiro
The Sunshine School (East Cobb)
2509 Post Oak Tritt Road
Marietta, GA 30062
678-812-3720
www.atlantajcc.org
Director, The Sunshine School: Raye Lynn Banks
MJCCA preschoolers are immersed in a safe and loving environment focused on an innovative preschool curriculum. Our NAEYC-accredited program welcomes children ages six weeks to four-years-old (Pre-K) for either full-or half-days.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Lower School
479 Mt. Vernon Highway, Atlanta, GA 30328
Glenn Campus
510 Mt. Vernon Highway, Atlanta, GA 30328
404-252-3448
www.mvpschool.com
Head of School: Dr. J. Brett Jacobsen
Established in 1972, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School offers classes for preschool (age 3) through 12th grade. Mount Vernon is dedicated to academic excellence, physical development, and spiritual enrichment. The School offers a full range of middle school and varsity athletics, drama, music and band activities.

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy
4385 Lower Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30068
770- 971-0245
www.mtbethelchristian.org
Head of School: Dr. Bob Burris
Mt. Bethel Christian Academy seeks to train and produce students who will contribute in meaningful ways to society as intelligent, thoughtful, humble Christians after they leave the Academy.

Our Lady of the Assumption School (OLA)
1320 Hearst Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 404-364-1902
www.olaschool.org
Principle: Anita Nagel
OLA seeks to create a nurturing environment grounded in the Catholic faith, which provides for the spiritual and academic development of each child. OLA’s ITBS scores rank in the top 10% nationwide. Over 97% of our students are accepted into Catholic or other prestigious private high schools.

Pace Academy
966 W. Paces Ferry Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
404-262-1345
www.paceacademy.org
Headmaster: Fred Assaf
Pace Academy is a coeducational day school with 1000 students in grades pre-first through 12. Within a small family environment, our combination of rigor and nurture develops college-ready scholars who are also service leaders, athletes and artists.

Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Ga. 30305
404-842-5809
www.peachtreepresbyterianpreschool.org
Director: Jane Montgomery
Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool provides an environment in which 2 to 5 year old children grow spiritually, physically, socially, cognitively and emotionally, and begin to develop an enjoyment of learning and a positive attitude toward school.

Pierian Springs
227 Sandy Springs Place, Suite 422
Atlanta, GA 30328
404-943-0827
www.pieriansprings.org
Our purpose is to enrich the learning goals of home-schooled students by providing secular, individualized, creative and intellectually challenging classes.

Sandy Springs United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
85 Mt. Vernon Hwy.
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: 404-250-9455
www.ssumc.org
Headmaster: Nancy Nadolski
Sandy Springs United Methodist Preschool is an educational, outreach ministry of the church. We feel it is our privilege to guide the social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual development of each child.

Sophia Academy
2880 Dresden Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
404-303-8722
www.sophiaacademy.org
Founding Director: Marie Corrigan
Principal: Dr. Sean Preston
Sophia Academy, established in 1999, is the only Christian school devoted solely to students with learning differences. The academic material is taught in a multi-sensory approach and develops perceptual, cognitive and organizational skills.

St. Martin’s Episcopal School
3110-A Ashford-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, Ga. 30319
404-237-4260
www.stmartinschool.org
Headmaster: The Rev. James Hamner
St. Martin’s Episcopal School is dedicated to providing a quality education of the whole person in a loving, Christian atmosphere that fosters lifelong learning.

The Westminster Schools
1424 West Paces Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30327
404- 355-8673
www.westminster.net
President: William Clarkson IV
Westminster is a Christian, independent day school for boys and girls, which seeks to develop the whole person for college and for life through excellent education.

Whitefield Academy
1 Whitfield Drive
Mableton, GA 30126
(678) 305-3000
www.whitfieldacademy.com
Headmaster: John H. Lindsell, Ed.D
Whitefield Academy, a Christ-centered college preparatory school, exists to bolster Christian families in rearing young people who go on to college and life with a passion for learning, for others ahead of self, and for the living and active Jesus.

Other

Appelrouth Tutoring
866-789-PREP
www.appelrouthtutoring.com
We are a group of highly talented, trained and motivated tutors dedicated to helping students get into their schools of choice. Our motto is ‘Better Tutors. Better Results.’ and we are proud of the fact that our tutors outshine those of other companies in the industry.

The Art Institute of Atlanta
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328
770-394-8300
www.artinstitutes.edu
President: Janet S. Day
The Art Institute of Atlanta is a private multi-campus college of creative professional studies. We prepare students for careers in design, media arts, culinary arts, and management in creative fields by providing an educational environment consistent with evolving technologies and the global marketplace.

Atlanta Resource for Entertainment & Arts (AREA)
1860 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, Ga 30324
404-478- 6417
www.myAREAatlanta.com
Contact: Rob Jones
AREA is a performing arts complex where dance, music and drama have no limits. AREA is designed for all ages to learn every aspect of the arts. AREA is located in the heart of midtown Atlanta and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, benefiting all students .AREA where ARTS LIVE

International School of Skin and Nailcare
5600 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-843-1005
www.skin-nails.com
International School of Skin and Nailcare, and now Massage Therapy, is a career training school in the Atlanta area for 24-years. Students learn by performing spa services supervised by licensed instructors. Take a tour at our web site, www.skin-nails.com and click on video tour. Call us for more information on enrollment, or call us for a Spa Service.

Kids Enabled
5579-B Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Suite 318
Atlanta, GA 30338
404-401-9400
www.kidsenabled.org
Publisher: Beth McGraw
Magazine and online resource for kids with learning differences.

Learning Express Atlanta-Buckhead
4413 Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-252-8881
www.learningexpress.com
A specialty retail store that offers high quality toys, books, and games for children all the way through their pre-teen years.

Oglethorpe University
4481 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30319
404-261-1441
www.oglethorpe.edu
President: Lawrence Schall
Oglethorpe University provides a superior education in the liberal arts and sciences and selected professional disciplines in a coeducational, largely residential, small-college environment within a dynamic urban setting.

The Princeton Review
Main Office & Midtown Classrooms:
817 West Peachtree St., Suite E115,
Atlanta, GA 30308
Emory Classrooms:
2250 N. Druid Hills Rd., Suite 130,
Atlanta, GA 30329
Additional classes offered in Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Alpharetta, Marietta, along with many other locations.
(404) 645-7820 or 1-800 2 Review
www.princetonreview.com
The Princeton Review offers ACT, PSAT, SAT, MCAT, LSAT,GMAT, and GRE test prep courses and in-home tutoring. Convenient schedules, small classes, and guaranteed results!
Tutor Doctor of Atlanta
2575 Peachtree Rd, NE,
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-846-8000
www.tutordoctor.com
Owners: Charles and Kathy Loiselle
In home tutoring for K-12 & college test preparation. We give students the gift of education & self esteem which we believe enables them to live their lives by choice, not chance.

Troy University
Atlanta Site:1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite N101
Atlanta, Ga. 30338
770-730-0033
www.atlanta.troy.edu
Troy University’s Atlanta site offers SACS-accredited associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Accelerated terms, along with convenient night, weekend and online class formats, make earning a degree possible for busy adults.

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