Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Ayanna Hill-Gill, Head of School
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Homeroom/advisory
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender All girls

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 62% 44%
Black 35% 37%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Weekly electronic communications, Parent Coffees, Parent-organized on-campus school events

Awards

Community service award Atlanta's 20 Under 20
Year received 2016
Academic award National Merit Semifinalists
Year received 2015

Teachers

4
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
Staff details Faculty and staff are trained to understand and utilize strategies of how girls learn best through professional development on and off-campus throughout the year.

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Atlanta Girls' School is part of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools consortium and utilizes an online application via Ravenna-Hub.com. Students in grades 5-11 are invited to apply for the upcoming school year beginning in the fall. Application requirements include parent and student essays, SSAT scores, an applicant interview, teacher evaluations and applicant transcripts.
Learn more Http://www.atlantagirlsschool.org/admissions/applying/index.aspx
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Application submission begins 10/01/2016
Application deadline 01/27/2017
Application fee waivers available? No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012