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At A Glance

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History

  • Christian school founded in 1961
  • Incorporated as a 501(c)(3)
  • Governed by the GACS Board of Trustees
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)/AdvancedED/Cognia, the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), and the National Christian School Association (NCSA).  Holds membership with the College Board, National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Georgia Independent School Association (GISA), and the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS).
  • Apple Distinguished School since 2010
  • National Blue Ribbon School Award
  • National School of Excellence
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Students

  • Students come from 90 zip codes in 14 counties
  • 1,669 students attend GAC on campus or virtually through Ethos School
  • Students are 51% Caucasian, 25% African American, 11% Asian American, 5% Hispanic/Latino, and 6% Bi-racial/multi-racial
  • Average class size is 18

Faculty

  • 76% hold advanced degrees
  • 116 full-time faculty, 8 part-time faculty, and 42 aides
  • 4 Fellows
  • 100% of faculty are Apple certified

Location & Facilities

  • Located in Norcross, Georgia off I-85 exit 101
  • 35 state-of-the-art facilities on 88 acres
  • Campus 360° Virtual Tour
  • Bus transportation offered

Academics

  • College prep, 29 AP,  and 32 honors courses offered in High School and Middle School
  • Dual credit and online courses offered through Ethos School
  • 60+ STEM courses taught in 20,000 square feet of dedicated space
  • 11 academic teams
  • Foreign languages offered include French, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish, Hebrew, and Greek
  • Over 20 trips yearly, including Learning Excursions and Study Abroad, for experiential learning outside the classroom
  • Four year college counseling program
  • International Student Program
  • 60+ online courses through Ethos 
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Class of 2019 Outcomes & Notable Alumni

  • 171 graduates, 67% of which were honors graduates 
  • Graduates earned an 86.5% AP pass rate in 29 courses and $19.1 million in scholarship money
  • 6 National Merit Commended Scholars and Finalist
  • 65 AP Scholars
  • 21 athletes signed to play at the collegiate level
  • 710 college offers to 190 different institutions (average 6 per student)
  • Nearly 20,000 volunteer hours by graduating class over the course of their High School career
  • GAC alumni network is 5,000+ strong and includes a 2009 Rhodes Scholar and 3 Fulbright Scholars
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Tuition & Financial Aid

  • 24% of students receive financial aid
  • Young Learners tuition
  • K4-Pre-1st: $18,350
  • 1st-5th: $20,490
  • 6th-12th: $23,095
  • Tuition covers textbooks, daily lunch, yearbook, school picture and technology (Macbooks for 4th-12th)
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Athletics

  • GHSA Class AAA
  • 62 competitive athletic teams in 15 different sports
  • Over 60 athletes signed to play at the collegiate level in the last three years
  • 61 state championships
  • Private instruction in Tennis Academy with indoor courts
  • Year round club swim team
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Arts

  • Over 40 visual and performing arts elective in Middle and High School
  • Private instruction in School of Ballet and School of Music
  • 15 musical ensembles
  • 7 art studios
  • 8 theater productions a year
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Community & Spiritual Life

  • 200+ faculty and students participate in over 20 mission trips each year
  • Families participate in Moms Bible Study, Dads Bible Study, Prayer Walks, Worship Nights, and all-school chapels
  • The GAC Parent Association raises money for the school and organizes events such as GAC's Got Talent and the Parent Speaker Series
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