Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel

Report this review as inappropriate

Cancel
/ / / School Profile

K-12|Private
1,135 students
Follow

Review topics

This is a safe place to share your honest opinions of a school, whether good or bad.  Learn more.

WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO THIS SCHOOL?
parent
current student
teacher
school official
community member
How would you rate your experience at this school?
Terrible
Bad
Average
Good
Great
34 OVERALL RATINGS

characters left.
This school has an effective approach to homework:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Agree (4 responses)
characters left.
Teachers at this school are effective:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (3 responses)
characters left.
This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Disagree (2 responses)
characters left.
Leadership at this school is effective:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Agree (1 response)
characters left.
This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Agree (1 response)
characters left.
This school effectively deals with bullying:
Strongly disagree
Disagree
Neutral
Agree
Strongly agree
Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
characters left.
There are 55 reviews about all of the school topics.



- a
I pulled my children out of this school due to the very pretentious parents and poor education. They seem to lure you in with a campus that is very nice, but behind the scenes it is a terrible educational institution. Parents send their kids here so they can "brag" that they pay for an overpriced fee to send their kid to school. It is funny because these parents are living up check to pay check to appear as if they can really afford that Range Rover or Escalade. My children are much happier at our top ranked public schools and the education is much better as well.



- a
Great Lower School, Small classes, friendly teachers and headmaster knows me and my family by name. My son attended good Public school (simpson elementary) year before and was a terrible experience, our first year in usa school come from uk. Huge class size one teache who was useless. This school has warm classrooms, small class sizes so any struggling student wont just be left. Kids are respectful and parents very kind. Its a great sociable school so lots of family events to get to know everyone. So worth the money!




- a
This school is exactly what you would think it would be....full of fake people. I was surprised at how little the parents cared about their child's education. The parents are more concerned with appearance and what car they drive. Some of the kids are very snotty and rude to others. Bullying is a major issue here both in school and among the football players. I pulled my child pretty quickly as I was not impressed. Don't be fooled, there are drugs at this school and it is due to parents more worried about traveling than taking care of their kids. Avoid this place.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


- a
They really care and are very involved with the students both in class and after school.



- a
I wish every child could experience the level of encouragement and support the children at Wesleyan receive. It is truly a learning environment that encourages young students. It can seem intimidating at first but you will find the people (parents, faculty, administration) there are the nicest, most straight forward folks you will meet.




- a
This school is all about appearance. There are great families and some great kids at this school, but faculty is hit or miss, and faculty kids get obvious and nonrefutable preferential treatment, as the people making decisions are their parents' friends. They also hire a lot of kids right out of college, and no one paying this kind of money wants a brand new teacher faking their way through their first few years. The headmaster is so removed. The wonderful retired headmaster knew every child. Really! The new one knows the kids who matter. And he makes decisions without feeling the need to explain to the customer, i.e. tha parents and families, why the decision was made. This school has been a mistake for our family, and most graduations families are not happy they stayed.



- a
I attended Wesleyan from 6th to 12th grade and wish I had taken up my parents' offering to transfer schools. While I received a good education, the school plays "favorites" and turns a blind eye to bullying and other social issues. It's a homogeneous school with little effort placed on challenging students' worldviews or even exposing them to different cultures. Bible courses are strict and rigorous and teach flat and misguided theology. Some bible teachers, while steadfast in their views, will encourage discussion and debate, but most shut down opposing views immediately. I was recklessly teased because my Christian values weren't "good enough." As one other reviewer noted, most students aspire to attend UGA or other SEC schools. Little emphasis is placed on trying to get students to broaden their college options beyond the southeast. Wesleyan falls extremely short when compared to other Atlanta and metro-Atlanta schools.

Teacher effectiveness: Disagree


- a
Lots of entrenched faculty and staff members at the school. Who can blame them when they receive great benefits and free tuition for their children?


Amount of homework: Disagree


- a
The headmaster has made it part of the school's branding to oppose homework. Students at Marist, St. Pius, and Lovett instead engage is a rigorous course of study that will propel them to post-secondary study at some of the leading institutions in the country.

Develops character: Disagree


- a
How can you learn to work with those who are culturally different and have a different faith when all the faces on campus look like you (white)?

Nearby schools

Last modified Wesleyan School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Top