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PK-12
Private
Powder Springs, GA
Students enrolled: 350
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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4052 Hiram Lithia Springs Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127

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(770) 943-2484
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October 28, 2014
This is my sons first year at Praise Academy. We came here after pulling my son out of kindergarten from public schools due to conflict of interests and lack of education. Since at praise, my son has excelled in his reading and writing abilities and he loves school! He always brings home his class work from the week so I can see his progress. We are so glad we discovered Praise Academy!

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2014
This is our 4th year at Praise Academy and we have been extremely happy from day one! Christ center academics, a loving family atmosphere, partnered with extra curricular activities= sucess!

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2014
My school is a place where Christ comes first. The administrators truly care about the students, their families, and ALL of the faculty and staff. The teachers show genuine care and compassion for each student. Praise Academy is a WONDERFUL place to work and a wonderful place for a student to receive a quality Christian education.

- submitted by a teacher
September 03, 2014
Genuine Christian values with a good measure of common sense. Consistency is important - no pretense, just solid education that prepares for life's next phase, with the love of Christ as the backbone. Parents may volunteer as much as they'd like - I have access to "behind the scenes" daily life at Praise and I wouldn't have my kids anywhere else. The HIDDEN JEWEL i n the Atlanta/ West Metro area. We're thankful to have found Praise Academy!

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
We are truly blessed to be at Praise Academy. The administration is excellent! Christ first, self-worth, academics. Consistent contact from teachers and administration; Spiritually and academically solid environment. A large variety of extra-curricular activities, spiritual growth opportunities and programs for parents as well.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
Great Christ centered environment. Administration and teachers love the students. We have had 2 graduate from Praise and have one in 9th. Our children tell us they are so thankful the Lord allowed them the opportunity to be a part of the Praise family!! We can't say enough good things about the school! What a blessing!!

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
My child is new to Praise Academy as a Senior. We were very nervous to move him 2500 miles his senior year, but the staff and student body have been amazing in making him feel like he belongs from the day he started. The teachers are very welcoming and concerned with him not just as a student but as a person and we do appreciate how they have brought him into their family like he has always been there. Thank you Praise for being a blessing to our family

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2014
Praise Academy is AMAZING!!! I am a teacher and a parent at Praise and I could not be more happy with my coworkers and my daughters teachers. My daughter started K3 this year at Praise. She loves school and ALL of the teachers that are around her. She will go up and hug teachers that are not even hers. She has come out of her shell in the last three weeks and I am beyond thankful. God led me to Praise for a very important reason, and He is continuing to show me that I was not the only one He led to Praise. This is an amazing school with a wonderful staff. My goal is to have my daughter walk across that stage and receive a diploma from Praise Academy.

- submitted by a teacher
May 03, 2014
Praise Academy is a wonderful school filled with faculty and staff who love God and love their students. It is a positive and friendly environment that helps students not only to succeed academically but also personally.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
This is my daughters 1st year at Praise. We both love it. We are returnning next year.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Praise Academy has a loving but very structured environment. The teachers and staff are a direct reflection of Jesus Christ. The students thrive in an environment of love and equality with an emphasis on family and becoming the best person that they can be with a well rounded curriculum. The families at Praise have become extended family for us with the same goals and commitments. This school provides peace of mind for everyone involved and you can be assured that your child is in the best possible environment to achieve their goals academically and love one another unconditionally.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Wonderful school! My son started as a freshman this year and has thoroughly enjoyed this new experience. Such a difference from public school where you aren't allowed to talk about religion.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
I love this school and the teachers and administrators are the best. I would recommend my friends and family to consider sending their children to Praise!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Praise Academy is a great school! My son has learned so much and absolutely loves his school. There are lots of activities for him to be involved in and communication from everyone in the school is excellent. We always know what is going on and what is coming up- plenty of chances for parents to be involved as well. I appreciate the staff so much- they are positive and love the children! My family is so grateful for this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
I have a full time job but am very involved in the school activities. My children love Praise and we love that Christ and family are put first. Of course, no school is perfect and you will have the occasional teacher issue or peer but you are going to have this at any school. We just know that if there are issues the administration will handle it with love and they really care about our children. The front office help needs to smile more because they are the face of the school and they act like they are mad all the time. All that said my children are thriving and loving their time at Praise.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
I trust the leadership at Praise, and that's the most important thing to me. I am so thankful to be a part of the community of teachers, staff & students and would recommend Praise to anyone, every time.

- submitted by a teacher
April 29, 2014
Moving my three children to Praise Academy this school year was the best decision of 2013!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Praise is a GREAT school so thankful for there leadership, guidance and what they stand for in Christ!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Going on our 2nd year at Praise and my son is now slightly under all straight A's and so is my daughter, we firmly believe that the staff not only cares about our kids academics, but their spiritual success as well. I very much recommend Praise Academy to anyone looking for a school to call home.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Praise Academy is an amazing school. The Administration is wonderful and the teachers are great! They start everyday with a devotion. The school is really a Christian School with caring people that actually love the children. Thank you Praise Academy for doing such an awesome job!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
This is our end year at PA, we love it this year. Last year was quite an adjustment and a brand new teacher. We had a little trouble with bullying and not a lot of help from admin but we love the education, sports and atmosphere. The main bullies left the school so this year is 360 degrees turnaround. We love it! Nothing is perfect so don't expect it but you will receive the best education. I am an involved parent and ALWAYS welcome so I have to disagree with another post listed.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
I love the God centered atmosphere at the school. They treat the kids with dignity and respect.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
My 5yr old son looks forward to going to Praise Academy each day! The teachers and staff are so full of the spirit of God that lets me know that he is being given a foundation full of love! Love this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Awesome school! This is my children's second year at Praise. Leadership is amazing! They truly have the students best interest at heart! They have a good balance in developing academically, while maintaining a Christ-Centered environment. Great family atmosphere ... Even with the significant growth.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
This is my family first year here at Praise and we are very highly satisfied. We will be returning next year.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Praise is a great school. My daughter loves going to school there and is learning so much this year. She has made some good friends. They are working on improving the school and have many fundraisers.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2014
My son has attended Praise for years. It has been wonderful to have confirmed in his senior year that he has truly received the education that I thought he was getting. He applied to three schools, Emory University, Georgia State University, and Kennesaw State University. He has gotten into all three schools. I am thankful. He has been blessed with an awesome education from Praise Academy and a godly foundation to take with him to college and into life.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2014
Real review. Be very skeptical of perfect reviews of any kind, nothing is perfect, definitely not PA. Overall the school was ok. Leadership from the principal and assistant principal was good, but that didn't always show with the teachers. What was disheartening was that the students (in my child's class) were very mean and unfriendly. A prevalent theme at small private schools. Kids tend to be in the same class with each other for years and are not welcoming of new students. Teachers did little or nothing to address the issue. The curriculum is good, but that goes out the window if you have a child that feels isolated by peers. Overall a school should have a good curriculum and good social structure. The latter was missing. There is a lot of nepotism, and a lot of teachers are not college educated/certified. Parent participation is encouraged, but not really welcomed. I always felt tolerated. If you are the type of parent that wants to drop your kids off at school, and be hands off, and your child is low maintenance-middle of the road (ADD medicated), then you may like the school. But if you want to be an active parent and you have an active child, PA may not be for you.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2013
Absolutely LOVE Praise Academy!! Fantastic , school, teachers, staff and administration!! The BEST around! We look forward to many more years with this great school.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2013
Our family found the school through word of mouth. It really is a Christ centered school but is academically challenging. It is clear the teachers love the children. Small class sizes help the teachers to monitor each child and communicate with parents. Extremely happy with this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2013
Praise Academy is the best kept secret in Cobb County! The atmosphere is unbelievably friendly and halls are filled with the love of Christ. Every teacher and staff person LOVE our children as they invest in this generation for the kingdom. I strongly recommend Praise Academy and your greatest days are ahead of you! Oh and btw, the cafeteria is AMAZING!

- submitted by a community member
November 03, 2013
Praise Academy is a great combination of family like atmosphere and high academic learning. They truly work with every child individually, placing them exactly where they need to be!

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2013
Not the best of schools for a christian school. They are very 'groupy' as in there are cliques maybe because most family members work here and their kids and grand-kids attend this school so the rest of the kids are treated like outsiders. My son attended for 2 years and for a christian school, they sure don't have a christian attitude.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2013
This school has been a blessing to not just our children but to our entire family. Although the academics were rock solid when we enrolled our children, Praise continues to raise the bar each and every year. For a dual accredited school the tuition cannot be neat, The teachers and staff, from administration down to maintenance, are committed to the principles of this school... "Christ First, Self Worth, Academics" ... and nothing speaks higher than the fantastic examples that they all set for the students. I have a real peace knowing that my children are in a school where Christ is the foundation, and knowing that when they receive their diplomas, they will be positioned to enroll and be accepted in any college that they desire. I would (and do) recommend this school to any parent looking for a great Christian school with unrivaled academic opportunies.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2013
It is refreshing to work in a place in which I work alongside other staff members with the unified purpose of teaching children to walk in His ways. We are not perfect and every day brings its own challenges. I know, however, that my fellow teachers are truly my brothers and sisters in Christ that I can call on when I need encouragement. What an honor it is to serve with them each day. We acknowledge that God is our CEO and that He is in charge of everything we are doing.

- submitted by a teacher
September 24, 2013
We decided to pull our child out of the GA lottery Pre-K program and enroll him here. The differences were obvious right off the bat. At Praise we receive daily progress reports, plus he has a weekly reading log and a small amount of homework. This school has already made huge strives with our son in a little over a month. We feel truly blessed to have found Praise Academy. From the moment we walked on campus you could feel the love and dedication the entire faculty and staff has for the children. I look forward to a long relationship with this school. Plus I LOVE the new cafeteria, they really hit it out of the park!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2013
This school has grown so much and they are doing everything they can to provide the facilities needed. Great teachers, athletics, ministry opportunities, extra-curricular activities, after-school program... The list goes on. I am thankful for them!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2013
Praise focuses on Christ, Self-Worth and Academics. It is a small school with a kind, family environment. My son was successful in a previous school environment with strong academics, but he was miserable and it took a toll on his self esteem. Here at Praise, he has found a school family and is growing more confident everyday.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2013
Praise Academy has been the best decision we have made for our children. All 3 of our children have been at Praise. It is the most loving, caring, educational environment. It has been an extension of our home for our children. It continues to grow and expand in it's opportunities. Atheletics has grown to an amazing height! We couldn't be more pleased with Praise, it's faculty and it's administration.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2013
Praise Academy is a close-knit family with values that mirror our own. We chose Praise because of the Christian principles and great education for our boys. The classroom size (average 15) is a plus compared to the large sizes in the public school system.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2013
My school is Praise Academy in Powder Springs, GA. My son has attended Praise since 6th grade and this is his 3rd year there. He absolutely loves this school and is excited to go there everyday! This school is a blessing to our family both academically and spirtually. Praise Academy provides quality education to students and are accredited by SACS and ASCI. The teachers are very dedicated to their students and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in education.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2013
Praise has been a blessing to our family! My children have attended for 3 years. During this time our children have grown academically, but more importantly spiritually in a closer relationship with Christ. We have seen them flourish in ways that would not have been possible in a public school, or other private school. It is transparent that the administration and staff truly care about my children and their growth. Parents that volunteer to help with extracurricular activities and sports are also friendly and dedicated in the giving of their time and resources. I could not be more happier!

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2013
I love Praise...they really care about the students! I have one child that is going on his 6th year there and another child about to start. I am so excited about having both of my children there!! The staff is great!!

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2013
This will be our 4th year and everyone and everything has been excellent. Would highly recommend.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2013
I am so pleased that my granddaughter has the opportunity to attend Praise. The teachers and staff work extremely hard to help her. She is progressing, and we are so thankful for the time and effort everyone there gives her. They encourage, uplift, praise, and urge her to work to her potential. The school provides exracurricular activities for her that she just loves. She is encouraged to try many different things, I love the teachers, staff, and especially the administrators who always take the time to seek what might be best for each student and encourage each student to work to his/her potential. I am SO grateful that my granddaughter is able to attend Praise. The school is such a blessing to our family in so many ways. The best part is that she is in a Christian environment and she is always shown the Christ-centered way to approach her life. We are very happy with Praise Academy.

- submitted by a community member
July 09, 2013
If you're looking for an "elite" private school education with a perfect faculty/staff then don't come to Praise Academy. If you are looking for a Christ-centered, Biblical worldview education and want to partner with the faculty/staff to educate your child(ren) then Praise is exactly where you should be. This will be our 7th year and we couldn't be happier. My oldest graduated with high honors and continues to excel in a state university. My youngest who is in high school is excelling & thriving at Praise as well. Although academics are important, the main reason we were drawn to and remain at Praise is that they make every effort to abide by their philosophy "Christ first, Self-Worth, Academics". It is a blessing to have a faculty/staff that care about my children's spiritual growth above academics & athletics. We couldn't ask for a better, more well-rounded education for our children! Grateful to God for Praise!!

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2013
I had a very bad experience at this school. I never felt like I fit in. Every other public & private school I went to I had a better experience with.

- submitted by a community member
December 04, 2012
Best school in the area, hands down. My children attended two other Christian schools before we found Praise Academy. It feels like home. Family-like atmosphere, God-centered, Caring teachers, strong curriculum, well-run with no debt, and my two children LOVE it! A well-deserved 5 stars.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2012
This is my daughters seventh year at Praise and we could not be happier with any other school. She has grown, learned and been taught the word of God with love every day and we are so thankful for that. The administration and teachers are so wonderful they are all full of joy, happiness, love and are always so cheerful. That is the first thing my daughter sees every morning when she is dropped off is smiles, good mornings and I m so glad you could be with use today it going to be a wonderful day . I don't worry about my daughter because I know in my heart she is being very well taken care of even if she just needed that hug in the middle of the day to made it to the end of the day. I know she'll come home with a smile on her beautiful face and the love of Jesus in her heart.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2012
Great school and staff. This is our 1st year there after attending other Christian School. My children love it... unless they have secretly swapped my kids with droids. It is obvious that this school has remained and outreach that is in the business of educating. Others may be a little too much business that happens to educate. I haven't met a staff member that it doesn't show that their heart is in it. Oh yeah...P.E. EVERY DAY. My children are able to stay more focused and get excercise. Keep doing what you are doing.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2012
We love Praise Academy. It is such a family atmosphere where the Whites are like the loving parents and they really get to know all the kids. Our daughter loves the school. It was and is the perfect fit for her.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2012
A great school. The teachers are well qualified and caring individuals. My daughter is learning at a fast pace in an atmosphere where god comes first and Christian values are taught along with the curriculum. Leadership is involved in the process and they keep the parents informed and involved.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2010
I have 3 boys who attend what used to be TLC and is now called Praise Academy. They have been there since they were 3 years old. The principal Mrs. White is the most wonderful loving, strong, smart and dedicated persons I have ever encountered in my experience as a student growing up and through college. This school is a wonderful Christian school where the teachers know your child, love your child and teach your child not only an above average education but to learn about God and the Bible builds values, morals and respect my children will have as a foundation for their character for life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 25, 2008
The best. They love children and want them to succeed in a Christ-centered environment.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2007
Great school, all 3 children attended from k-3 thru 12th grade. Fully acsi and sacs accreditation, new administrator coupled with energetic principal give children a special self worth with academic excellence.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
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Praise Academy
4052 Hiram Lithia Springs Rd, Powder Springs, GA  30127
(770) 943-2484
Last modified Praise Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Praise Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 56 reviews. Top