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Welcome to Spartan Life.


GAC is a place where character, intellect, and passion grow.

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Campus life at GAC is thoughtfully designed to balance active faith, academic rigor, and a deep commitment to caring for one another. Across this vibrant community, our students grow in stature and confidence. Students participate in activities and events that help them feel connected to one another, to their parents, to their teachers, and to God.

A spirit of growth infuses everything we do. From our youngest learners to our high school graduates, Spartans grow through service to one another and the world.

Mission trips, service-learning projects, Bible studies, and other activities build tenacity, empathy, and faith. Hands-on learning opportunities happen inside the classroom and out, expanding curiosity, new ideas, and intellect. And by serving and worshiping together, students strengthen their place in this loving community of believers.

Discover the possibilities that await your student.

A Look at Campus Life


From dress up days to special pep rallies to the Friday night lights, Homecoming Week is a favorite for students and faculty.

Spiritual Retreats

Middle School and High School students start each school year with a Spiritual Retreat. These open the door for real relationships and an ever-growing connection with the Lord.


Our beloved student section Redzone brings the Spartan spirit to home games. 


Kicking off student orientation, Spartan2gether lets students step into their new role as Spartans and get a taste of what their journey will be like at GAC.

Grandparents Day

GAC is for the whole family. We love celebrating all of your family members and letting our students bond with their Grandparents.

GAC’s Got Talent

Celebrating our talented students, faculty, and staff, GAC’s Got Talent has something for everyone.

All School Student-Led Chapels

To help our students share God’s love and grow as leaders, GAC hosts student-led Chapels for the whole school on the first day of school, Thanksgiving, and Easter.

Black and White Fine Arts Exhibition

Cultivating the budding artists on campus, the Black and White Fine Arts Exhibition showcases the exceptional artwork our students create.

Prayer Walks

Parents participate in prayer walks, joining together each month to cover the campus in prayer. 

Bible Studies

Students and family members of all ages can join Bible study groups to learn God’s word together through discussion and study.

Services Projects

Spartans come together regularly to serve the local community, from mentoring students and helping in the classroom at a local elementary school to performing at the Winship Cancer Institute to delivering food to local extended-stay motels.

Parent Speaker Series

Being a parent is the hardest job there is, so we have created a faith-infused speaker series to help guide parents and support them in raising their children to be exceptional, faith-filled adults.

Spaces Students & Families Thrive

Fincher Student-Family Center

Known as the "family room" for the GAC community and located in the center of campus, the beautiful 31,000 square foot facility is one of the most active buildings on campus. The main floor includes the Grandparent Commons, GAC Spartan Store, Wista Worthen Meeting Room, and the Admissions Office. The President’s Office is located on the second floor as well as several classrooms. The building is named for the school’s second president, Dr. David L. Fincher.

Strickland Plaza

Strickland Plaza is nestled between the Middle and High School buildings and Liles Media Center and serves as the main outdoor gathering space for our students. Named after the Strickland family, this space adjoins with the Cross Tower which stands at the heart of campus and is a daily reminder of our purpose and to whom we belong. The Cross Tower includes an area for worship and baptisms. Located beside the Cross Tower, this versatile outdoor venue includes a raised platform and gathering space for up to 200 students and teachers for educational discussions, student performances, special speakers, and concerts.

Long Forum

The Long Forum serves as home court for the Spartan Basketball and Spartan Volleyball teams. The 80,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art, multi-purpose venue can seat up to 3,200 guests for chapels, concerts, athletic and many other special events. The Athletic Office is located on the main floor. The Jesse & Marilyn Long Forum was opened in 2009 and was named in honor of GAC founder and Chancellor, Jesse Long and his wife Marilyn.

Campus News

GAC Symphonic Band Earns Top Honors at GMEA District 13 Large Group Performance Evaluation

The GAC Symphonic Band showcased their exceptional talent and musical prowess at the GMEA District 13 Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) held at Paul Duke High School. This esteemed event brought together schools from across the state to be evaluated on their performance and sight reading abilities.

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GAC's 5th Grade Music Performance "Rock and Roll Forever: How It All Began" Takes Us Back in Time

GAC’s fifth-grade students recently performed in their "Rock and Roll Forever: How It All Began" music program. The program aimed to take the audience back to the days of American Bandstand, The Ed Sullivan Show, and Soul Train to explore the roots of rock and roll music

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GAC Students Selected as Honoree and Runner-Up in Intown Magazine's "20 Under 20"

Atlanta Intown and Reporter Newspapers recently recognized GAC Senior Kate Hidell in their annual "20 Under 20" feature as an honoree and GAC Junior Ivy Holland as a runner-up. Each year, the newspapers choose young people who give back to the community through service and leadership while juggling academic responsibilities. 

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Black History Month Chapel

Every year our community looks forward to celebrating Black History Month with a special, student led Black History Month Chapel. The theme this year was "Take You To Church" and the event included worship led by the chapel band, dance performed by the GAC dance team, an interview between Director of Inclusion Charles Edwards and his godmother and a powerful message by Pastor, Gospel Artist, and former GAC Parent, Charles Jenkins.⁠

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Spiritual Retreats Offer Connection and Reflection for Students

It is more important than ever that we provide a safe space and dedicated time for our students to come together for their annual spiritual retreat. Our high school students met in fellowship and worship to celebrate and discuss their faith.

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Greater Than Ever: Spartans Bolster the Salvation Army Can-a-Thon 

The GAC community outdid themselves this year, rising to the challenge of providing canned food to the hungry in a bigger way than ever before. Already a community leader in the can collection, this year GAC collected a record 27,000 cans of food to contribute to the Salvation Army Can-A-Thon food drive.

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    Dr. Scott Harsh

    “This school has been blessed in many ways. Not just in the 25 buildings and the dozen of athletic facilities on our 88 acres, but in the vibrant, creative faculty you will meet. They love God, and they love His children who walk this campus each day. You can feel it. There is joy in the journey at GAC.”

    GAC President