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1575 Indian Trail Lilburn Road
Norcross, GA 30093

(770) 243-2000
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October 24, 2014
With one child graduated and the other getting ready to graduate, we reflected on the decision of putting our children at GACS. When posing the question to our children, they emphatically declared that there was no other place they would rather have been than at GACS! Academically, their standardized test scores prove that they can compete with any student in the nation, but more importantly, we are grateful for the self-confident, capable young people that they have become. That development has been enhanced by the teachers who have invested in them and partnered with us as parents over the years. There is the AP teacher who went to dinner with the class to celebrate a successful semester. There is the high school teacher who regularly meets a group of students before school for a Bible study. There is the college counselor who gives up her Saturday to write a recommendation for a last-minute scholarship opportunity for our child. The examples are endless, and our children have benefitted tremendously from the willingness of these adults to become involved in their lives.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2014
As parents, we are tasked with choosing a place for our children to learn. What a task! In fact, kids spent more waking time during the week at school than they do with us. We chose GAC many years ago for our girls and have never been disappointed. It is a rigorous academic environment, all the while focusing on building a strong-character. Yes, they provide state-of-the-art technology and top facilities, but they teach kids how to be independent learners and thinkers. It's a diverse school that builds kids up to be leaders, thinkers, changers, people who will make an impact. They also have a lot of fun. Between class trips, spiritual retreats, incredible athletics,and the ability to "just be kids sometimes," they look forward to each day at GAC. The relationship between child and teacher is unlike any other I've seen. The teachers truly know the kids. Cheer on the sidelines of rec soccer games, go on charity walks to support "their kids," pray for them diligently, and are always in contact with the parents. I am confident my children will be better off because of our choice to enroll them at GAC.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2014
This is our 17th year at GACS. My daughter is a senior at UGA, going on to law school, and my son is a senior at GACS, most likely going to play a sport in college. Looking back over the years, We can honestly say it has been one of the best investments we have made for our children. They both are spiritually and academically prepared for the next step in their lives. It is not only a school it is a community of people who really care about one another. This being our last year we will miss this community more than words can express. GACS has molded our children into highly respected young adults, ready to make a difference and leave a mark in this world today. Thank-You GACS

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2014
Overall a very good school - math and science is not strong (top students inflate the numbers). We've had students at the school for 11 years now - very good learning environment - opportunity to get a quality education - no school is good/bad for everyone - it's still up to the parents and the family overall to make the educational process the best it can be for students - GACS provides that opportunity overall. K4-5 program probably one of the best, 6-12 better than most. Standardize tests are outstanding and there is no prep really done, so I think that speaks volumes (no teaching of shortcuts, etc). 100% of the graduating continue to post-secondary every year we've been there and at least 5-7 before we got there - very impressive. Be aware that a lot of the founders (25+ years) are retiring - expect a change of some sort (more times than not changes are not good when original leaders retire, but the next generation could possibly "correct" some of the short comings). I would recommend strong consideration; however, if you do not have a student who is strong in math and science, ask a lot of questions if that is important.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2014
Robbed and Sad! We fell for the fa ade of a beautiful campus and top rated education standards. The truth is the academic curriculum is actually behind in most core courses and don t even come close to offering the level of rigor, critical thinking, or challenge other public schools are offering. I was very embarrassed and outraged to be told by my child s new PUBLIC (Charter System) school administration in North Fulton county that even though she has maintained a 98% grade point avg. all throughout school and scored very high on ITBS and CogAT that she still wasn t equipped enough to take advanced courses or to receive gifted services . So, instead she has to prove herself all over again because her time at GAC counts for nothing! Hard earned money and sacrifices were created to send our child to GAC only to come up SHORT!!! Thankfully, our daughter is very strong academically, so we re blessed that she will be able to close the gap within a year s time or less. What about others like us who thought because their child attended this very prestigious school, that they would be overly prepared for life outside the BUBBLE - just to find out other wise.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2014
Greater Atlanta Christian School is a unique nurturing environment for a student to work toward academic excellence. We had two students graduate from GAC. Our daughter became a UGA Honors program student while our son became a student athlete on scholarship. Students can learn in a variety of ways. The families become well acquainted and we formed friendships that will last a lifetime. GAC strives to improve any weaknesses. Teachers are VERY encouraging!

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2014
GAC is GREAT, I love the teachers and the whole atmosphere, they are always willing to help you before, during, and after school. They do not mind staying after school, for how ever long you may need them for, and they are just always willing to help. They give a lot of work sometimes, but that is only to prepare you for what's ahead.(college) The school is definitely worth the money. There is absolutely no bullying and you do not get exposed to stuff like drinking and drugs, they teach you about that starting in elementary school, and they help you every step of the way and guide you on the right path. I love the fact that we have chapel every day and bible class every day! I love being able to worship Jesus every day, all throughout the day! The teachers and staff always push you, and that is why I love it there, and have never asked my parents to leave! The lunch there is extra ordinary, with a new different meal every day, and they always have something for you to eat. Even though its a private school, they always know how to have fun and make us enjoy going to school, and they always have fun stuff each week, and that is the why I love GAC and never want to leave.

- submitted by a community member
November 15, 2013
Greater Atlanta Christian is more than just a great school it is an amazing school. What is so amazing about the school is that it has an environment that not only helps student achieve their full potential but also helps strengthen families. The school has a very strong scholastic program that incorporate cutting edge technology that students can be applied to real world scenarios. It also has a very strong sports department, drama, music, and arts program as well. But the most impressive thing about the school is that it will change your life. I encourage anyone to check out the school and see why the teachers, facility and parents are such big advocates of the school and feel very blessed to be involved with your kids.

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2013
GAC exceeded all our goals as a partner to educate/prepare our 3 sons to be competitive in a global world & more importantly becoming leaders - men of character/integrity, inspired to make a difference! 2 in college on academic scholarships (double majors, law & MBA candidates). 3rd in HS is thriving w/his talents, despite of his learning disorder, which he has learned to work around. Teaching strategies/technologies are forward thinking, engaging students & applied to the real world in terms of problem solving/collaboration. I'm thankful for GAC's vision to not just educate their mind but nurture/feed their soul, a balanced approach for the "whole" person - mind, body & soul - living by example on how you can be Christian in today's post-Christian world. Academic rigor is at any prep school to ensure college acceptances/careers, but we wanted more for our sons! GAC is not a guarantee (no school is) but it's the best opportunity you can give your child, an environment that excels in the academics, athletics, arts & spiritual foundation - regardless of your child's passion/gifts they can thrive. It's worth every $ - best decision we've ever made! GAC has blessed our entire family!

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2013
I am the parent of 4 students that attend GACS. All four are very different and GACS does a fantastic job of meeting each of their needs. I currently have children in 3 of the 4 schools- the exception being the Village. Overall, GACS has met/exceeded my expectations of a Christian private school. We are currently in the process of applying to colleges/universities for our oldest and he is finding that his GPA, standardized test scores, rigor of schedule, etc all make him a competitive candidate for the more selective schools. The school offers many honors/AP classes at the HS level and mandates that the student sit for the National AP Exam upon completing the course. This is very different than many other schools that allow you to take the course, bump up your GPA but never really prove yourself by sitting for the exam. GACS has allowed/encouraged my children to participate in extracurricular activities by offering opportunities across the spectrum. While no place is perfect, I can testify that the faculty/staff/admin of GACS have always been open to suggestions and/or constructive criticism. For our family of 4 children, we could not have made a better decision!

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2013
Our son spent 12 years at GACS. He is now in college and tells us how very thankful he is that he went to GACS, as they prepared him for college, academically, socially, and spiritually. He has a 4.0 and says that his classes, while challenging, are not much different then those he had in high school, and the information he attained in his classes at GAC have more than helped him in his university classes. I can honestly say that 90% of the teachers my kids have had there have been excellent. They go above and beyond to help students build character and strive to live a life following Christ. There is a reason its called greater atlanta CHRISTIAN school. When on campus, you feel the presence of Christ. Their goal is not only to educate, but also to help kids form a lasting relationship with Christ and claim Christ as their savior. Nothing is more important in our book. So if you're looking for an excellent education for your kids, and a campus with loving faculty that surround kids with love and support, this is your place! The teachers are great, the parent involvement is great, the sports are great, its an overall great education.

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2013
Two of my kids have graduated from GACS and thrived, both there and in college. Both have hit 4.0 at UGA, and talk about how well prepared academically they were by GAC. (Have you seen the colleges they go to? Incredible.) I see teachers who changed their outlook and organization, and the way they think. Faith matters to my family, so it's been great to see them carry that with them into college. I give GAC a giant share of the credit. My kids talk about their kids being there someday.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2013
I had two kids at GAC my daughter was there from K4 to 8th grade and my son from K4 to 4th grade. When we had to remove our kids from the school due to fianc s we were very surprised to find out (particularly my daughter) that they were not ahead of the kids at the local public schools but actually behind in the main subjects such as math and science. I feel they were not prepared well compared to the public schools they started attending. I did not expect them to be a year or two ahead but with the money we spent for 10 years I did expect them to be at least at the Honors level if not above. I was very disappointed and wrote an email to Dr. Fincher and never received a response. They seem to only care if you can afford there price. We made a huge mistake in sending our Kids to GAC and would never recommend this school to anyone else.

- submitted by a community member
June 19, 2013
Highly recommend this school. We have two children at GACS who have been there since kindergarten (one now in 8th and one in 6th). We have been thrilled with the quality of the education they are getting. They are learning to be innovative (the Elementary BOOST and Media Literacy programs are amazing). The collaborative learning environment in both Elementary and Jr High encourages them to solve problems creatively with their peers. The MacBooks and Ipads promote creative learning and are used very effectively as learning tools. The academics are top notch yet never overwhelming or damaging. The theology has become much more open over the past 10 years and kids are taught the importance of living a Godly life. So blessed to be part of this community!

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2013
Greater Atlanta Christian has some big problems. As a former student who is now in college, I can see how the thinking there does not promote innovation or creativity or reason. The answer to every difficult question is "God did it" and this ends up being very limiting. While there are some very nice teachers, there is also an undercurrent of dogmatic thinking and narrow-mindedness. I feel like I got a better education in the public schools because at least there was more room for critical questions and a care that was beyond the confines of a narrow and limited view of the Bible and its fundamental interpretation.

- submitted by a community member
June 08, 2013
I waited to write a review until well after my daughter had graduated in '12 in order to get some objectivity. I do not recommend GAC. While there are a few good teachers, there are others who are too old and too fundamentalist to be teaching in modern times. In biology, they don't teach evolution! They really do not seem to teach how to think rather what to think and the absence of critical thinking shows, as many of the teachers and administrators are graduates. The administration is dismissive when issues arise. I went to the administration when some bullying got out of hand and it was dismissed--the administration seemed to blame the victim, my daughter! "Mean girls" are a problem there. We used outside resources to help my daughter and she handled the situation maturely, but the school was no help, and there were no consequences for the bullies. This school is too small, too small minded, and they did not go out of their way to welcome us or help us when we needed it. In my opinion, many at the school give Christians a bad name. On a positive note, the graduation ceremony was beautiful and well organized, and the campus is very nice from an aesthetic point of view.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2013
My son attends GAC's middle school, and we LOVE it! The teachers and administration are very supportive and go above and beyond for the children. I am thrilled that on any given day, the administrators & teachers know each child by first name, as well as their parents. This is a great school if you want your children to be challenged more academically, and unlike most private schools, have a lot of options for extracurricular activities. I think that almost all of my son's teachers are very experienced (10+ yrs teaching experience plus all hold Master's degrees!). Fabulous school with 100% college bound graduation rate for high school students. Thank you so much GAC!

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2012
I hope to travel America and complete educational secondary and get to the highest certificates

- submitted by a community member
March 11, 2012
I'm a former GAC student -- attended the school for 14 years. I thought that I received a fantastic education, despite the occasional sub-par teacher (I think that's likely at any school, though). There is more than enough opportunity to grow and participate in different activities. Students must take some initiative. If they choose to play on their computers and iPod Touches through lectures, then they are responsible for any missed opportunities in the classroom, and I think it's fairly ridiculous to blame teachers. The amount of work assigned to students helped prepare me for the honors program at the University of Georgia. There is an emphasis lately, unfortunately, on status and money, but no institution is perfect, and I still believe this is a great school. At least tour the place or shadow for a day. Not a match for everyone, but I wouldn't take back a day.

- submitted by a community member
December 15, 2011
My child started GAC in the 6th grade and is now a freshman. I feel she is getting a much better education than the public school. She has participated in several sports programs and is in all honors classes which I believe will ensure her college success. I really like the fact that they have a chapel every Thursday and are taught about the real world (drugs, alcohol, peer pressure, etc) so they will realize that they can stand up to these pressures when they graduate from here. Excellent grades are one thing, but learning how to act in life is far more important for our childrens futures.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2011
I have had a child at GAC for over 11 years. It is a great school, but it is not a good fit for eveyone. It is academically fast paced, and confident children seem to thrive there. The school is innovative and visionary. Each year (in my memory) their senior class has been 100% college bound, and their students have attended some of the best colleges and universities in the nation. We love the fact that the high school students are encouraged to be involved in missions where they minister to others either in their own communities or in other countries. The students I have interacted with have been polite, poised and friendly young men and women. My daughter has a wide circle of friends who are all strong students, goal oriented, and involved in athletics or academic clubs. We are thankful our daughter has had the opportunity to attend GAC. It has been a financial sacrifice, but well worth it. She has benefitted educationally, socially, athletically and spiritually.

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2011
I went to GACS for high school. And while I agree with most of the reviewers (the technology is not used in an innovate or helpful way, the classes are too easy) I would like to say that you can get an adequate education here. I went to the University of Chicago on an academic scholarship. GACS is what you make of it. If you study hard and take the opportunities, it will get you places. But if you expect them to hand you anything on a silver platter, you re out of luck. Also, to answer a previous reviewer, sports are not the biggest extra-curriculars. GACS has nationally ranked math, debate, speech, quiz bowl and chess teams.

- submitted by a community member
May 19, 2011
I'm a former parent. Our child attended GACS from K3 through middle school. Our experience in the Village and the Elementary school was exceptional. Things changed beginning in middle school. The focus seems to be more on how much money you can contribute to the school. Although technology is pushed, it seems to be more for the spotlight and not for the educational benefit. Parent input was encouraged but I don't believe that the input was even considered. Discipline is a problem in middle school and unless you are are part of the social elite, your child may or may not survive the bullying. Although discipline was handled appropriately in the elementary school, middle school is different. Serious bullying is only addressed with slight reprimands. We supported GAC financially and by volunteer work for all the years were there but we didn't feel like GAC supported us when we needed them. The majority of the staff and some of the families seem to turly care and support the students. We've decided to move to a covenant Christian school that supports the whole child and familly in education, spiritual growth which is a better fit for our family.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2011
GACS has been a positive and well balanced experience for our family (9th and 6th grade rising students). Aside from articulating their evolving vision, the leadership achieves it and then reaches further. They are successful because they are intentional and strategic about getting there in everything they do (from designing innovative curriculum, tackling new construction, to mentoring our children who are emerging leaders themselves). Specifically we have found the President, teachers and administration to be excellent stewards of the resources and trust imparted to them. They are responsive to parental input and concerns without sacrificing the integrity of proven leadership and educational principles. We especially like the warm, loving/friendly and diverse community (social economic status, ethnic/racial, cultural and spiritual). The education is top notch, relevant, comprehensive and integrated; academics, sports, dramatic/visual arts, faith and service are woven together seamlessly. As a result, our children are living out the GACS mission statement by growing in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man .

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2011
I attended GAC for one year (Ninth Grade). At first, it was dreadful. My classmates' attitudes were unexpected in the least. Toward the end of the year however, I found myself enjoying school. The good thing about GAC is that you're not being exposed all the junk you see in public school. But the education I recieved there was less efficient than the education I am receiving now in a larger public school. The technology used there was unnecessary. I found myself doing bland powerpoints every day in every class using nothing more than Google. The worst was the technology used in math class. That is one class in which the macs were completely unneeded in the least. It was difficult having to type numbers onto a webpage then click around to solve problems. Everything done on macs could have been done with a simple sheet of notebook paper and a yellow pencil. When I heard that GAC would be completely switching over to the mac system, I wanted to leave. Now I am receiving a quality education and am being challenged day-to-day. I loved the atmosphere of GAC and the friends I made while attending there, but I don't think the education is worth the money.

- submitted by a community member
April 11, 2011
We love GAC! I have an 8th grader and a 4th grader and have been so happy with the school. The academics are wonderful and the school offers so many activities and extracurriculars. It's a great place to be.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2011
GAC does not prepare your child for college. Do not go there. Public schools will serve you much better. The main emphasis at GAC is how much money the administrators can make under the guise of christian education.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2011
I am a parent of a sixth grader. I can not begin to explain how blessed I feel to have GAC in our lives. They focus on making the child a whole individual. They focus on allowing the children to develop their strengths and also to be aware and loving to the world around them. I do not live near the school but the long drive is far worth the rewards!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2011
i'm a student here and the mac/itouch program is not all it's cracked up to be. the technology is supposedly amazing but we don't do anything on them that you wouldn't do on a regular piece of paper, except play games the whole class period, of course. and honnestly, no one ever uses their itouches/iphones for anything but texting and playing games as well.

- submitted by a community member
January 24, 2011
Honestly, do not go to this school for a quality education. It's much too easy and honestly, I don't know why I go here myself. You can get away with using the itouch or mac with a sad excuse for a whole class period and honestly, the way they teach math is very uninnovative and it does not make math fun at all. Sometimes I think some things they put on are for a show, and some kids here are not as nice as you think they are. Usually in a public school at least 5 kids go to Stanford, MIT, etc. but here? The best is UGA. Don't know if you totally want that...

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 24, 2010
The teachers always go above and beyond to assist any student that wants to do well. They work before school, after school and during their planning periods freely. There is such a positive atmosphere and resources for all students at any level. It has been the best blessing for my children. They are now prepared to accomplish whatever they need to at the college level.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2010
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- submitted by a community member
May 12, 2010
GACS provides an experience to children that I have not seen duplicated in the Atlanta Metro Area. The children are exposed to a variety of learning experiences in all areas of education; academics, sports, arts, and socialization. The environment supports children's growth, challenges them while at the same time making enjoyable and truly teaches children how to learn and become life-long learners. We are thrilled and can not be happier with the experience we are having at GAC.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2010
Our kids get a well-balanced education and truly enjoy every aspect of the learning process. We couldn't be happier!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2010
Our son started here in Kindergarten and is now in the 2nd grade....we would not go anywhere else. He is friends with the same people he met in Kindergarten and we became friends with his friends parents at the same time...We enjoy the fact that a Christian school, Christianity is taught in the manner it should be....in a joyous manner...the principal of the Village and Elementary Schools are so positive and friendly...and the President, David Fincher is just a dynamic person....everyone is so friendly and approachable and one definitely feels a sense of family....we couldn't be happier for our son to be there and look forward to the next 10 years!

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2010
As parents of a high-schooler, we've been disappointed by GAC. The education level is only comparable to the public school in our district. Extra-curriculars are heavily dominated by sports, rather than a balance of sports, arts and academic teams (they exist but receive minimal school/teacher support, except for dramatic arts). The teachers are good and generally well-qualified. The attitudes among the students are typical of an exclusive private school, rather than being typical of a Christian school. We're glad that other people have found this to be a great school, but that is not our experience.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2010
My child is in Junior High. The school has an excellent campus and atmostphere. The environment is safe and the Administration is somewhat responsive. The teachers are very responsive to parent emails and requests. Although the class sizes are small, the teachers may not be prepared or equipped to work with students who may need 'one on one' assistance. The school is fantastic for the child who does not require any additional assistance or tutoring outside of class. However, if your child does not have a learning disability, but, may require additional assistance or tutoring, be prepared to hire a tutor. The school recently launched a Learning Center for kids with diagnosed learning differences. However, this does not address the needs of students who only need additional instruction or 'one on one' assistance. The launch of the digital learning initiative is awesome.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2009
Second year at GAC - we have a 6th grader and a 9th grader. Very academically challenging. Love knowing that the teachers are praying for my children by name, and guiding them to make good choices.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2009
GACS is a excellent school. The teachers, administration and support staff have been amazing to my child and my family. This is a Christian school that makes no apologies for their beliefs. We have had a wonderful experience at GACS!

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 12, 2009
I have two children at GAC. It is both challenging for them and personally rewarding for me watching them grow as people and as Christians. As to not getting its students into 'top notch' colleges, the administration will tell you they are not concerned with getting your child into Harvard or Princeton. Their mission is to get your child into Heaven. You can't find a more diverse (in every sense of the word - economical, social, racial, political, etc.) private school in the state. But at the beginning and end of the day, it's a Christian School and that's why it is so special. P.S. Hand sanitizer removes 99% of germs, hand washing only about 50%.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2008
Our child is in K4 this year. We are not wealthy people and struggle to pay each month. He is getting a good education, learning the basics and that education is Christ-centered. Teachers are very nice and easy to talk to. My major problems with the Village so far are the lack of communication between the teachers and the parents, the over-scheduling of the children and the constant want for more and more money! Since we pay for aftercare, we are in the 13K range and the push for more and more money is quite irritating. Magazine sales are pushed hard and I found it totally inappropriate for children of this age. Children are encouraged to use hand sanitizer instead of soap and water to save time, they are only given 25 minutes of actual sit down time to eat lunch. Just a little disappointed.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2008
As a graduate of GACS and a current parent of 2 GACS students, I can speak for the great history of the school and the amazing growth in both academic and athletic programs and tha actual campus itself. The faculty and staff are extremely dedicated, the religious education is the best in our area, and the student's test scores and post secondary education and successes are an impressive matter of record. The school is large enough to provide a variety of activities and academic programs but small enough to give attention to the individual. I appreciate the fact that while all students are welcome at GACS, it is a christian school first and foremost, so it may not be for everyone.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2008
I love going to GACS. I would give it 4 1/2 stars. It is academically very challenging but I'm sure I am going to be very well prepared for college. The Christian atmosphere is great and they have made a ton of changes for the upcoming 2008 school year in regards to chapel and bible classes which many students are excited about. The sports of course are excellent and the fine arts are great too. I thoroughly enjoy the overall atmosphere and people here. You can never please everyone but they try very hard to make sure each and every student is treated with respect. Overall GACS is a great place to be I've been attending there from junior high now through high school.

- submitted by a student
August 07, 2008
I've watched Greater Atlanta Christian expand beautifully for several years now. It is one of the finest total programs in the state. If a family's not particularly interested in spiritual development as part of their children's learning, it's probably not the right school. If that matters, the combination of GAC's academics, very strong programs, and focus on Christian life make it difficult to match.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2008
We have been disappointed with the academics and would not have picked this school if we had realized that there is a huge difference in the way certain kids are treated vs those of different beliefs. Very interested in building big buildings and less so on improving course options. Kids do not get into big name colleges.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2008
In response to the military-like atmosphere, maybe your child is just not able to cope with the demands of a real education. The school is fine, my complaint is that the Christian atmosphere is a bit too much. The teachers are okay, another issue for sports is that all the money goes to football and nothing to the other sports. But the education is pretty good here, and teachers are mostly all very approachable.

- submitted by a student
February 23, 2008
I'm saddened to read the previous negative comments. GACS is one of the top 2 or 3 Metro Atlanta private schools with a nearly 30 to 1 waiting list. Studens at GACS receive SAT scores well above the state average and are highly prepared for college. Dedication to hard work, sports and homework is necessary to prepare our children for competition in the global economy, all the while rooted in the teachings of Christ. My children will not need government assistance once graduating from GACS.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2008
Speaking as a public school teacher who has taught for 18 years who has had my child at Greater Atlanta Christian since K4 and is now in 3rd grade I know the students at GACS are getting the best education available. The campus has a christ-centered feel with teachers and administrators that truly care about the students. Although my husband and I have had opportunities to move to other locations related to our careers we will not consider it because we refuse to take our daughter away from the excellent education that can be found nowhere else except on the campus of GACS. We feel blessed to have our daughter at Greater Atlanta Christian School.

- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2007
The middle school/6th grade at GACS is a military style environment. Homework each night ranges from 4-5 hours and all weekend long. Projects never end, sometimes up to 6 a week. Teachers demean students and teach a curriculum suited for a much older child. The elementary school is fine.

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2007
This school has excellent teachers and a great princable. I love having my kids there because they give the appropriate amount of homework. I love the idea of having chapel in the morning because they will start thier day off with God and and will have him with the kids the rest of the day.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2007
The quality of education has been a disappointment, especially in the upper grades...too much emphasis on rote learning, and regurgitation. Students are not encouraged to think!

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2006
GAC is an excellent school, with its art, science and college prep corses. There is one thing I would not expect from a Christian school and that is to put sports in front of academics. Do we have to be so political correct? Get involved parents,its your school!

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2006
We are amazingly pleased with GACS. We just started in the Elementary school at the beginning of this year (06) and the experience thus far has been perfect.

- submitted by a parent
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Greater Atlanta Christian School
1575 Indian Trail Lilburn Road, Norcross, GA  30093
(770) 243-2000
Last modified Greater Atlanta Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Greater Atlanta Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 57 reviews. Top