We have several children in our family and close friendship groups who have graduated from Dreher or are currently attending. They have all been served well by the outstanding and caring faculty. They received an excellent eduation and were deeply involved in the arts and athletics. In addtition , they had fun and made lasting friendships with students with widely diverse backgrounds. I attribute the fact that they are comfortable with themselves and form successful business and social relationships easily to the expectations and apreciation for others learned at Dreher. One of my children attributes the fact that he sailed through undergrad and grad programs in programs with intense math concentrations to the outstanding math department where Ms. Murphy and colleagues make even calculus comfortable. The arts program is phenomenal. Some of the children of family and close friends have had difficulties socially and academically but were aslo embraced and encouraged at Dreher. We are all deeply grateful to the Dreher teachers and other staff.
I would like to see faculty enforce The Code of Conduct more. My son acts out in class and teachers phone me as if I can motivate him over the phone. I appreciate knowing what he's doing at school but enforce the code please. Excellent communication from teachers. Top notch arts program. Hats off to the Special Ed group.
this school is excellent , many AP courses are available , wish there was more money in schools to support athletics . If your child wants to learn dreher is the place to be , if your child doesnt it probally doesnt matter what school they are in , It starts at home people !!!!
I have two children at this wonderful school. Dreher maintains the highest of standards and your children will definitely be challenged. I know several people who's children have transferred from two of the local private prep schools. These people say that Dreher is far more challenging than the private schools. Dreher sends students to the Ivy League every year. The two most expensive private schools in the area cannot make the same claim. You're not getting what your paying for folks, bring your kids to Dreher!
dreher is an asome school and they do have alot to give to your children as a student who goes to dreher and who has a younger sibling that will being going there in two years i think dreher i a school that does challenge it's children and they do excell in every thing mins our football team but that really does show that the students are focused on there work and not just focused on sports and the teachers are wonderful they really do care and they do try to help each of there students .
Excellent academic track record. Ranked higher by newsweek than ac flora. Ap students excel, seem to routinely win academic decathalons, etc and each year have more merit semi finalists than the public and private schools in the cola area. Wish football team was better, but basketball, baseball, soccer, cross country , tennis are competitive. See parental involvement getting better.
Dreher is an excellent school. After reading some of the complaints on this site about Dreher, I can tell you now, that most of it is nonsense. If your child is strong academically and you don't want to pay all that money for a private school, then Dreher is where you want to go. Dreher offers more AP courses than most schools, giving a lot of students head starts into college. It's not uncommon for AP students at Dreher to go into college as a 2nd semester Freshman. It is true, the professors can be challenging, and there isn't a boat load of parent involvement; but these teachers will expand your child's mind, and prepare them for the road that lies ahead. They teach you work ethic, drive, and how to evolve as, not only a student, but as an upstanding citizen in the community. If you want success, choose Dreher