"Engaging teaching and learning, nurturing environment, and providing value"
Students enrolled 175
Hours 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
School leader Sarah Walker
Transportation options None
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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1340 Terrell Mill Road SE
Marietta, GA 30067

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(770) 953-1340
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4 stars
Based on 29 ratings

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February 25, 2014
Excellent school, Shreiner's academics are exceptional. The student teacher ratio is low, the teachers are very engaging. The school offers, Spanish daily, Music & P.E. while still covering the core classes. This school truly embraces diversity, the children study various countries & then perform the countries native dance @ an annual International festival.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2013
Be aware of their cancellation/withdrawal policy. They require a 90 day written notice. I failed to read that when I signed up our son and honestly, nobody at the school went over that with me. I had to move out of town unexpectedly and we got stuck with the $5,000 bill to cover the 90 days tuition! I had not planned for that at all. If you are thinking of enrolling your child there, please be aware of that. I'd hate for others to have to go through that!

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2013
Both my grandchildren attend Shreiner Academy (2K & 1st Grade). The 1st grader has been @Shreiner Academy since 2K. My daughter & son-in-law love this school and, of course, think this is the best school ever! We totally agree as we think the teaching/learning programs are by far the best! I would recommend this school to anyone who is interested in a good learning program for their kid/s.

- submitted by a community member
July 26, 2013
Shreiner Academy is truly a remarkable experience. I have been affilated with Shreiner for 18 years and can truly say it has been a great experience. I couldn't be happier with the experiences and education my grand children received..

- submitted by a community member
July 03, 2013
I have had the pleasure of walking on this Shreiner campus various times over the last few months. The campus is gorgeous and has so much to offer the students. The students are happy and well-adjusted in their setting and work well with their teachers. These teachers are very qualified as well, they are degreed and certified! The curriculum is strong and challenging...this school is a hidden gem.

- submitted by a community member
July 01, 2013
Our Son started Shreiner the last year it was owned by the Shreiner Family. It was everything we were looking for - small, academically challenging, caring. The first 3 years were a reasonable fit although the quality of the staff and instruction deteriorated once purchased by a corporation. Although still caring, they had no consistent academic identity going from one grand idea (cultural competence) to another. When our second child was enrolled we were clear that he presented with unique issues. We were assured that Shreiner was able to work with him and that everyone "loved him." 2 years later and 3 weeks into the school year we were given less than 10 days to find another placement no compromise no care that slots were filled in other schools. It was a nightmare! There are still wonderful people at Shreiner. Make no mistake it now has a corporate soul and the administration is duplicitous. I suspect that it is still OK for some kids. Our son, now in public school is receiving a superior education. I wish they would have removed the Shreiner name - This school bears little resemblance to the school developed with academic integrity by the Shreiner Family.

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2013
Shreiner is a loving nurturing environment where kids can be themselves and take learning to the next level. As soon as we stepped foot on campus we felt like we were a part of the family. Their teachers genuinely cared about my kids, and we remain in contact with many of them still today! Shreiner is a place that fosters an academically challenging environment where kids can still be kids!

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2013
Not happy with how my previous comment was deleted. It makes me truly question the integrity of this site. Anyhow, the curriculum at Shreiner is basically on-par with Cobb County public schools.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2013
Just not a very great school... Not many families are returning for the Fall, which speaks volumes in and of itself

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2013
I have had the pleasure of working with various members of the Shreiner community over the last 6 months. Everyone has been so warm and welcoming. I consider myself fortunate to become part of this amazing team!

- submitted by a community member
June 18, 2013
Both of my children have been attending Shreiner Academy since they were 2 years old and words can not expressive how pleased I have been with their experiences. The teachers, Ms. Dominic, Mrs. Crimminger, Ms. Tera, and Mrs. Spaulding are all phenomenal! These teachers have helped groom my children into confident and successful students. Furthermore, Sarah Walker, the Head of School, and her administrative team are always available and involved around campus. I wish I had a Shreiner as child!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2013
My experience at Shreiner Academy has been nothing short of exceptional and the writer below misrepresents a great school whose curriculum is accelerated and aligned from PK through 8th grade; the staff is caring, dedicated, experienced, and qualified. Shreiner includes Spanish, the arts, and encourages active learning through field trips and travel-study opportunities in the upper grades. Both my son and daughter continue to thrive in small class settings that allow them to receive learning material that caters to their strengths and weaknesses. We love Shreiner!

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2013
The small class sizes at the Shreiner Academy Middle School have given my son the opportunity to learn more depth in each of the subjects allowing for better retention. In addition to the strong academic foundation, students have an opportunity to be participants and leaders, which is often difficult in large schools. Every day at Shreiner my son is valued as a student and an individual. He feels safe taking risks and putting himself in situations that had seemed intimidating to him before. The experience and self confidence gained through this participation and the strong academic foundation have ensured that my son will be well equipped to succeed in either a large or small high school.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2012
There's obvious favoritism shown towards certain kids that have been here since their younger years. Upper grade teachers often give unreasonable amounts of homework keeping the kids up until the wee hours trying to finish, only to arrive to school tired the next day. I've learned just that because a school environment is small, doesn't necessarily mean there's individualized attention. Our family is happy to be moving on...

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2011
We have been at Shreiner for two years and plan on staying there as long as possible. The quality of the education and nurturing environment far surpasses any other school. The leadership now in place has made a huge difference over the past two years and has made the school top notch. The hours are a working parents dream come true, and the school and its students have an amazing future ahead of them.

- submitted by a parent
December 20, 2010
This is our first year at the school and we are pleased. We have two children and both adjusted to the school well. They offer a good curriculum and the kids there are so confident because it is such a nurturing enviroment. My older son who is a kindergartener was very withdrawn and cried a lot at his prior preschool and now he is just a little social butterfly.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2010
The person below is misinformed. The before and after school program is still included and the hours, 7:00 AM - 6:30PM are a working parent's dream. In addition, family loyalty discounts still exist. The teachers at Shreiner LOVE my kids and I know they are getting a wonderful education. I have toured other places and cannot "feel" the love and nurturing that is so important to raising healthy, happy, intelligent students from any other school. This is a do not miss... Shreiner has been and always will be amazing!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 06, 2010
My daughter has been at Sheiner for the past six years. She loves it because all of her friends are there. However, I have found that the quality of the teachers diminishes after first grade. One of the reasons I went to Shreiner was because of the teaching experience of the teachers. Now, so many of the teachers have been teaching for less than 7 years. Also, the school was recently purchased by a private organization, and that is reflected in the tuition rates. Shreiner loyalists used to get a discount for having been at the school a while. That is no longer the case. After school care used to be provided with tuition. That is no longer the case. Things have just changed too much for us.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2010
Our son has been at Shreiner Academy since Kindergarten and is now in the 4th grade. Shreiner is truly a 'remarkable experience'. We love it, our son loves it and we could not be happier here. The quality education including the advanced curriculum, spanish daily and the indivdual attention has surpassed our expectations. The Shreiner teachers and staff are commited and really do seem to care about the welfare and education of our children. We love the quaint campus cottages, the pools and the unique and intimate feeling of 'family' we feel here. The welcomed addition of the American Education Group and Miss Sarah has made a good thing even better. The NWEA testing is an invaluable tool for teachers, students and parents. This unique testing program gives us all a roadmap as to where our children are, their strenghts, weaknesses and where they need to go. Highly recommend!!

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2009
Excellent school. Love the small class size and advanced education for my children. I just love this place.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2008
I can't imagine a kinder, more gentle group of education professionals than those at Shreiner Academy. They are wonderful people who care about the education of kids as much as they do the kids mental and physical health. They just love kids.

- submitted by a community member
November 25, 2008
Truly a family environment where each child is treated as an individual. Love the special programs and field trips-- they really add to what's going on in the classroom.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 20, 2008
I have been a parent here for over 15 years, with three different children. my older children now go to Walton and are thriving in advanced classes. The school obviously creates intelligent, confident children that can thrive in the real world! I will miss this 'family' when my kids are finally out of school.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2008
Seemed like a 'family' type atmosphere where children get a lot of specialized attention...but remember that sometimes small does not equate to lots of individual attention but rather to a lack of resources. The children do go on field trips and have the opportunity to take Spanish classes. But there is very little computer use, practically no library and actually very little individual help. I have heard better things about the pre-school level, but the 2nd grade level did not meet my expectations. I experienced an unattentive and uncaring teacher and administrators that turned a blind eye. This was not at all what I would expect for the money that was paid. I would advise other parents to be cautious at the higher grade levels.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 26, 2008
Hello, I have been going to Shreiner Academy for 10 years now, and even though I have had some rough times at Shreiner Academy, it really isn't all that bad. Yes, there is no extra actives, but my friends and I still have recess at 8th grade, which is a nice 15 minute break. Overall, Shreiner is a very nice, organized, clean environment.

- submitted by a student
March 25, 2008
Unhappy with the school...Everything seemed great when we took the tour and heard about the accelerated curriculum and extra activities. However, the curriculum was not as accelerated as promised (difficult to call it that when the kids do not use computers regularly). Books were not sent home to allow the students to read and/or study. They do have a foreign language program but that is where the 'extras' end. Strongly agree with the posters below that there is definitely an 'in' crowed as some families are strongly catered to over others. Maybe a good experience for some...not for us.

- submitted by a parent
March 14, 2008
My son attended from 2K through half of the 2nd grade. Preschool was a good alternative to daycare but once he got older (2nd grade) the teachers were very unresponsive - too much homework and not very much help. I agree with the post below to beware if you are not in the 'in' crowd. Also, beware of claims that they are 1-2 years ahead - after my son transferred I found this not to be true. Many programs have been cut - they still have foreign language but no music & art. Students rarely go to the computer lab or library. There are no after school activities & they even stopped publishing a yearbook. Not a good value for the money...

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 13, 2008
My daughter has been attending preschool here since Dec 2007. She has made serious progress here. Her handwriting, phonics, and surprisingly spelling of many words is far beyond many of her friends. She loves books and leaning more than ever, it s wonderful and I am thoroughly impressed by the curriculum. She will attend there for Pre-K next year as well. I do wish communication was done over email vs paper handouts and that the administrative staff not assume parents are equipped with knowledge about the schools logistics (e.g where to drop my kid off at different times.) A first day tour plus info about their schedule and lunches would be really, really nice. I floundered for several days in the beginning. But these are my own preferences, which are insignificant really since she is learning at such an advanced level now.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2007
Both of my sons have attended Shreiner since they were two years old. I cannot say enough good about this amazing place. The teachers and administration are outstanding. Everyone is so positive and friendly. I always felt like everyone really knew and cared about my kids. All the kids are well-loved. It's just a wonderful, fun, supportive, loving environment. Perhaps this is because of the small size, but - whatever the reason - it works. The academics are first-rate, but the teachers are not pushy and really work with the individual child and parents. For example, I didn't care if my 3-4 year old ever had or did homework - and his teacher was on board with that. Other parents in my son's class wanted more homework for their young students and the teacher was responsive to that as well. Outstanding school with a wonderfully rich and diverse student population!

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2007
A good alternative to public schools. The curriculum is advanced, teacher-pupil ratio pretty low, and extracurricular activities get a lot of attention.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2007
My child has learned so much at this institution in the past 4 years. I do not have a problem with how much she has learned, but I do have a problem with the way Administrators and Teachers handle ongoing situations at the school. If you or your child is not in the 'in' crowd beware! Also, the school does not offer any after school sporting activities such as basketball, baseball, soccer, cheerleading, etc.

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Shreiner Academy
1340 Terrell Mill Road SE, Marietta, GA  30067
(770) 953-1340
Last modified Shreiner Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Shreiner Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top