National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Private Schools in Sandy Springs

Raising the bar among top Private Schools in Sandy Springs, Georgia


Finding the right educational fit for your child can seem daunting. As a parent considering Atlanta Academy among the top private schools in Atlanta, GA, you do your best to respect each child’s individual needs and talents, seeking an environment where your children can thrive. We understand the importance of that decision.

At Atlanta Academy, a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, we respect and celebrate the diversity of talents and learning styles across our student body. Our school is built on a community of students, teachers, staff, friends and family that support and believe in one another.


Inspiring Critical Thinkers

Academically, we prepare our students as critical thinkers, creators and problem-solvers, as well as support them emotionally and nurture their development. Atlanta Academy not only honors, but encourages their uniqueness. We offer children:

  • Dedicated faculty who deliver a progressive and innovative curriculum
  • Powerful performing and visual arts programs
  • Championship winning athletic program

Developing Confidence

Our learning environment is intentional. It fosters critical thinking, problem solving and creativity through purposeful curriculum and experiential learning. As a National Blue Ribbon School, we challenge students to overcome fear of failure, while building resilience and confidence, whether they are:

  • Exploring in the Innovation Center 
  • Collaborating on our award winning Debate Team
  • Creating in the visual arts room or performing on stage

Building Character

As experienced teachers, we know that establishing a solid foundation in the early years promotes educational excellence for the future. Since opening our doors in 2000, we remain fully committed to:

  • Smaller class sizes to support learning, discovery and relationship-building
  • School-wide morning prayer time to build character and intention
  • Community service to gain perspective and give of our talents

We look forward to meeting you