Schools in the Atlanta Area


Private Schools

Name Location Application Dates Enrollment Dates
Atlanta International School (International Baccalaureate) Buckhead
2890 North Fulton Drive Atlanta, Georgia 30305, USA
App. process opens: Sept. 1st
Deadline: Jan. 31st
App Screening/Testing: (all of) February
Deadline for Financial Aid: March 1st
Admission Letters: April 3rd
Admission response deadline: April 16th
First day: August 11th
The Westminster Schools (K-12) Buckhead/Paces
1424 W Paces Ferry Rd Nw Atlanta, Georgia 30327
Reg app deadline:
Jan. 15, 2016
Transcript Requests and Evaluations : Jan. 29, 2016
Late App Process available (indefinite)
Observations and Interviews:
January – February
August 15th
First Day:
August 17th
Paideia (PK-12) Decatur
1509 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30307
Admission App due: January 26th
Financial aid app: February 18th
Admissions decisions: April 3rd
Signed enrollment contract & first tuition payment (must accompany acceptance of offer of admission): April 16th
Woodward Academy (K-12) Metro Atlanta
1622 Rugby Ave, College Park, GA 30337
Deadline to RSVP for the Woodward Academy Main Campus Open House: October 29th
Applications Deadline: February 29th
All decisions avail.: April 2nd
Deadline for accepted students to enroll: April 14th
Davis Academy (Reform Jewish Day School) Dunwoody
8105, Roberts Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30350
File Application for Admission:
February 15th
Individual Screening & Classroom Visit: Dec-Feb
FEBRUARY 15 Deadline for filing application and financial aid forms & Deadline to complete Admissions File: Feb. 15th
(transcripts and teacher recommendation forms must come directly from the school)
Decision letters and contracts mailed to families: April 3rd
Signed enrollment contracts and deposits due: April 16th
Galloway (no affiliation) (PK-12) Chastain Park/North Fulton
215 W Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342 (close to Ansley, Buckhead, Midtown, & bordered by Mt. Paran, Sandy Springs)
Application deadline with early fee $85: Jan 15th
2016 Application deadline with regular application fee $100: Feb 1st
2016 Financial Aid application deadline: Feb 19th
2016 Supporting application documents due: Feb 22nd
Decision letters mailed to out-of-state applicants (date established by AAAIS member schools): March 30, 2016
Decision letters mailed to applicants: April 1, 2016
All decisions posted electronically: April 2, 2016
Registration deposit due date with enrollment contract: April 14, 2016
Atlanta Girls School (6-12) West Paces Ferry/Northside
3254 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
App & non-refundable application fee $75 due: Feb 2nd
Deadline may only be considered after April 3rd decision date if a space becomes available
Required forms must be received by (if app received by the 2nd): Feb 17
SSAT: register by January 2015 to ensure testing by or on the February 7 date.
Decision letters mailed/emailed: April 3rd /4th
Applicants submit replies: Aril 16th
St Pius X Catholic High School Brookhaven/Sandy Springs/ Dunwoody
2674 Johnson Rd Ne
Atlanta 30345
Application deadline: January 30, 2016 Admissions decisions: April 1st
Time of acceptance: April 14th
Paces Academy
West Paces Ferry & Buckhead
966 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
Application: February 1
Financial Aid Application & Documentation: February 15
Files Complete: February 15
International Decision Letters Sent: March 28
Out-of-State Decision Letters Sent: April 2
In-State Decision Letters Sent: April 3
Reply Deadline: April 17

Public Schools

Name Location Application Dates Enrollment Dates
Grady High School Midtown/Morningside
929 Charles Allen Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
No application needed SY15-16 Enrollment & Registration (School Site):
July 27-31st 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
July 30th 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
First Day:August 5th
Dekalb School of the Arts (public performing arts magnet school)
Elementary & 8-12 gr prog.
Downtown Decatur
1192 Clarendon Avenue Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002
Application Deadline:
February 6th (2015) – 2:00 pm
DSA Auditions: February 23-27, 2015:
Notification letters: March 13
Deadline to accept placement: March 27
New Student Registration: June 8-11
Lakeside High Atl/Decatur Township Dekalb County (close to Brookhaven)
3801 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30345
No app Tentative Open Enrollment Date: February 11
Tentative Open Enrollment Deadline: March 1
Riverwood (Charter school with IB) Fulton County
5900 Heards Dr NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
magnet application deadline: January 30, 2015 Open enrollment deadline: May 15, 4:30 pm
Druid Hills High Morningside/Decatur (North Druid Hills)
Dekalb County 1798 Haygood Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
No app Tentative Open Enrollment Date: February 11
Tentative Open Enrollment Deadline: March 1
North Atlanta High* (international baccalaureate program) Between Vinings & West Paces Ferry, considered Buckhead (close to Brookhaven)
4111 Northside Pkwy NW Atlanta, GA 30327
Online registration
APS* is piloting online enrollment July 6th-10
First Day: August 5th

*NAHS preceded by Sutton Middle School, Warren T. Jackson Elementary
*APS: (all) Atlanta public (elementary, middle, high) school


Brookhaven/Buckhead (same region for) public school track:

  • Dresden Elementary (Brookhaven)
  • Garden Hills (Buckhead)
  • Chamblee Middle (within same district for both, closer to Brookhaven)
  • Campbell Middle (West Paces Ferry/Vinings, B/B region)
  • Grady High (be Piedmont, Midtown, closer to Buckhead)
  • North Atlanta High (West Paces/Buckhead)


Direct North Druid Hills/Decatur public school track:

  • Morningside Elementary
  • Renfroe Middle
  • North Druid Hills High/Decatur High


Elementary public schools:

(feed into Druid Hills/Decatur)

  • Briar Vista Elementary School
  • Fernbank Elementary School
  • Laurel Ridge Elementary School
  • McLendon Elementary School
  • Avondale Elementary School


DeKalb/Scottsdale/Downtown Decatur/Avondale Estates public school track:

  • Fernbank Elementary
  • Avondale Middle School
  • DeKalb School of the Arts


Ansley/Midtown/Virginia Highlands public school track:

(Mostly private around)

  • Springdale Elem./Morningside/Mary Lin Elem.
  • No middle school
  • Grady High