Private Schools: Back to Campus
Children need the socialization and learning environment the classroom provides. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the CDC encourage a return to school as soon as possible. These Atlanta area private schools are committed to getting kids back to campus. With the ability to provide smaller class size and flexible scheduling they are carefully planning for a return to school. Schedule a tour to learn more.
Annunciation Day School (ADS) is an accredited and diverse learning community serving children in Preschool – 8th grade. ADS is offering on-campus learning five days a week. Virtual learning options are also available. ADS is committed to the safety of their students and staff and has incorporated a daily health screening app and temperature checks. In addition, face coverings will be required when not physically distanced. Visit www.adsspartans.com/ads_covid_19plan_0721.pdf for their detailed health and safety plan. Only 16 students per class. Apply today.
Due to its small size and innovative culture, Atlanta Girls’ School can seamlessly pivot to in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction as needed. Reopening August 12th, campus plans include small classes utilizing additional classrooms, physical distancing, frequent disinfection of air and surfaces, new technology for live virtual instruction, entry-way temperature checks and health screenings, and additional hand sanitizing stations. With safety and well-being as priority, AGS remains committed to inspiring girls to lead lives of purpose.
Atlanta International School students will be offered on-campus learning, with the option of remote schooling available. The safety of students and employees is our first priority. We will implement multi-layered safety protocols including phone-based symptom pre-screening before entry to campus, mandatory masks and social distancing, daily continuous cleaning and disinfecting. The school will also implement a pod model to minimize mixing between groups. We are currently accepting applications for selected grades. Please contact email@example.com for further information.
Atlanta Academy has implemented significant health and safety enhancements this year for their Preschool-8th grade students. Delivering high-quality and innovative academic excellence is a non-negotiable standard they continue to exceed. They are proudly offering a flexible hybrid learning model that allows all students to participate in their classes in-person or virtually in real-time. Additionally, the implementation of the RULER program from YALE University enables them to increase support and awareness of students’ social and emotional skills.
Brandon Hall – ranked a Niche A+ School, member of GHSA, and an IB World School – is planning a full return to school and campus life August 12! Small classes are a priority, with an 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio. As a co-educational, international boarding and day school, students in grades 6 to 12 are challenged to live lives of leadership, scholarship, and service. The community fosters global citizenship, embraces diversity, athletic and artistic expression, and inspires students to find their path and lead the way. Enrolling now with limited availability.
Capstone Academy is a fully accredited, college prep school serving students in grades 5-12. Their Innovative structure delivers high-quality college-prep education while also empowering students with the flexibility they need to pursue extracurricular passions without sacrificing family-life balance. As teachers and administrators navigate this year, Capstone Academy promises to be fully operational with investments in new technology, protocols and air quality enhancements. Limited openings. Visit their website or call today for re-opening plans and enrollment information.
The Cottage School, grades 4-12, begins on-campus learning August 17 with a blended learning option available. With class sizes 10 students or less, touch-free temperature checks, mask requirements for staff and students, and social distancing, TCS intends to meet or exceed CDC guidelines. The Cottage School has been uniquely positioned for more than 35 years to provide a safe learning environment for students with special learning differences, and it will be the exception needed during the current environment. Limited availability. Schedule a tour today.
The Davis Academy, Kindergarten – 8th Grade is planning to be back to school on both campuses beginning on August 17th. The full Reopening Plan will be released July 30th, 2020 and it is being prepared with the community’s safety in mind and centered around moving the school’s mission and each child’s learning experience forward so that students continue to thrive academically, emotionally, and spiritually. To learn more about The Davis Academy reopening plans please visit davisacademy.org/davis-together.
Eaton Academy provides a K-12 college prep curriculum and will be open for in-person and online learning. Eaton also provides on-campus supervised support for public school virtual classes. With a 5:1 student-to teacher ratio, instructors can address students’ personal learning styles and help students remain socially distanced. With safety at the forefront, Eaton Academy is here to support students’ educational, social and emotional needs! Call to learn more and schedule a tour.
The Galloway School will welcome students back with a four-phase reopening plan that prioritizes educating preschool- and elementary-aged students on campus. Socially distant classrooms, student cohort groups, enhanced campus cleaning, required COVID-19 testing of students and faculty, and mandatory masks all serve to protect the health and safety of the community while delivering an uniquely Galloway educational experience. For more information on the school’s reopening plans and policies, please visit gallowayschool.org/coronavirus.
GRACEPOINT School is committed to delivering their mission through a specialized, multi-sensory, educational experience deeply rooted in on-campus programming. In order to safely and effectively reopen campus, safety procedures are being implemented according to CDC guidelines, and are reevaluated on a daily basis to best protect students and staff. Learning options are available for students unable to be on campus due to significant health risks of the student or a family member in the residence. Schedule a tour to learn more.
McGinnis Woods School, a private school in Alpharetta serving infants through 8th grade, has created a comprehensive plan for reopening on Monday, August 17. The plan includes an extensive set of guidelines, offering both face-to-face instruction and a real-time remote learning option called ClassFusion. ClassFusion students participate with their peers in a full day of classroom instruction and activities as if they were attending in person. McGinnis Woods is pleased to offer a superior educational experience even amid these unusual times. Visit their website to learn more. Limited openings.
Mount Paran Christian School will be live and in-person ON CAMPUS starting August 11. The MPCS school family is blessed to be able to fully utilize their beautiful 68-acre campus. With safety standards up-and-above requirements, and small class sizes accompanied by new and well-established technology, MPCS will continue to offer the reliable and stellar academic experience you expect – all while protecting the ever-important social, emotional, and physical health of their students and staff. To learn more, visit mtparanschool.com/experience.
Pace Academy plans to begin the school year in person on August 12. Pace understands that schools play a vital role in children’s development and well-being. The school’s goal is to maintain the health, safety and mental wellness of the community while providing the nurturing and academically rigorous environment unique to Pace. Pace will support parents who elect to keep their children home, and has invested in technology to create an equitable experience for virtual learners.
For the 2020–2021 school year, St. Benedict’s Episcopal School families will have the option for On-Campus Blended Learning or Hybrid Remote Learning. No matter what learning option you choose, St. Benedict’s is dedicated to academic excellence, affordable tuition and the safety of their tight-knit community. St. B’s fulfills their mission by providing for the social/emotional well-being of their students, which is best accomplished by their return to school plan. They are currently accepting applications for all grade levels. Learn more during Virtual Admissions Sessions Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Register at stbs.org.
Wesleyan School remains committed to beginning the school year on campus. To account for an ever-changing situation with COVID 19 and to provide as much flexibility as possible, families may choose between on-campus instruction and an online blended learning option. Each Wesleyan classroom will have the technology present to allow students to simultaneously participate either on campus or online. To view the latest announcements and plans from the school, please visit wesleyanschool.org/covid.
With a spacious campus and small class sizes, Woodward Academy is offering on-campus learning five days a week. Physical distancing, mandatory face masks, health screenings, and more precautionary measures will keep students safe in classrooms, on playgrounds, and buses. With health prioritized, reopening allows them to fulfill the mission of creating a rich, diverse academic experience. Families uncomfortable returning to campus also have the option of remote-learning, enhanced with technologies allowing students to participate in real-time. woodward.edu/pathforward
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