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Pinecrest Academy, Cumming: Pinecrest Academy is a private Catholic school serving Grades PK3 - 12, located in Cumming, Forsyth County in Georgia. Forsyth County is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
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Our school maintains the highest academic standards, offers recreational and varsity athletics, advanced placement and honor classes, foreign language choices, fine arts programs, clubs, and opportunities to serve the community. Pinecrest students rank in the top 10% of all schools nationally (public and private) on standardized achievement tests (SAT 10) as recognized by the United States Department of Education.
International studies and Catholic tradition affirm the advantage of single-sex education. This environment best serves the learning styles of each gender. Pinecrest educates boys and girls separately from fourth grade through high school and is the only school in North Atlanta to offer gender specific education. With an average class size of 20 students, teachers are able to ensure individual attention to every student.
Courses / Programs:
- Grades PK-3
- Pre-kindergarten programs
- Lower School (Kindergarten - 5th Grade)
- Middle School (6th - 8th Grade)
- High School (9th - 12th Grade)
- Performing Arts
- Visual Arts
- Physical Education
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Located in Cumming in Forsyth County, GA, Horizon Christian Academy is a growing non-denominational K-12 Christian school founded in 2000 and accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). We are a small private school (approximately 300 students in total) with a committed focus on academic excellence, spiritual growth, and community service. Horizon Christian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color or national origin.
Our curriculum including PSAT and SAT test preparation, technology, athletics and character development represents a strong core augmented by dedicated teachers who possess a passion for learning. Personalized education is accomplished through Individual Performance Plans (IPP) that are created by the staff, parents, and the student to leverage the learner’s abilities to his or her potential.
Our teachers are selected on their ability to lead and nurture students, their academic credentials, their commitment to continuous learning. Additionally, parents who have subject-matter expertise and a desire to mentor and assist in the education of children and teens are encouraged to contribute as their schedules allow.
Founded in 1977 and located in Johns Creek, Fulton County, Georgia, North Atlanta Dance Academy is dedicated to top quality dance training and provides fun yet challenging dance to students beginning age three through pre-professional. Whether a casual student or a dedicated pre-professional, all those who study at NADA receive proper skills in ballet technique, pointe, character, modern, jazz and tap. We also offer an open school program as well as an intensive summer camp.
Between the ages of three to six much is accomplished in a child’s development. This is the age when they are most receptive to learning. Instilling in our children a sense of accomplishment is one of the greatest gifts we can give them.
Within our fun yet structured environment NADA students have an additional opportunity to build their confidence and self esteem. Entering into a culture of excellence from the beginning ensures your child will have the opportunity to grow up developing proper skills! Should she be one who excels in the exciting and challenging world of dance she will need excellent training to realize her dreams.
- Pre-Ballet lessons for young children 3 - 6 years
- Ballet, pointe, character, modern, jazz and tap lessons for children and teenagers from 7- 18 years
- Open School Program
- Summer Intensive Programs
- We also provide programs for pre-professionals and adults
Founded in 2008, Friendship Christian School (FCS) is an independent, non-denominational Christian school serving the South Forsyth / Johns Creek area in Forsyth County & Fulton County in the Atlanta metro area of Georgia. education plans from preschool to 12th grade to better serve your child's strengths.
We are pleased to provide an educational environment where students are challenged and where learning is customized for your student. We offer small class sizes and our teachers and staff are willing to bring your student along in their learning through relational, experiential, academically challenged, and life preparation curriculum and teaching. A goal for each year is to prepare them for the next grade level toward middle school, and high school, and beyond.
As the foundation of their life is being laid at this early age, FCS believes it imperative the school, family and church, share in the responsibility of educating the whole child --- mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
We are accredited through the Georgia Accrediting Commission and are a member of the ACSI with plans to go through accreditation.
- Technology with full tech lab
- Spanish, Rosetta Stone
- Active PTF
- School Board
- Some of the Curriculum: ACSI Math & Science & Spelling, Shurley English, CSI, Bob Jone Bible, Quarterly Novel studies, daily journal writing
Located in Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, twenty-five miles north of Atlanta, North Cobb Christian School is an independent, interdenominational Christian School serving K3 through 12th grade. Because North Cobb Christian School believes each student has been endowed with unique gifts and abilities, we offer both college preparatory and distinguished scholar programs, plus Honors and Advanced Placement classes.
In addition, NCCS has four Academic Academies, awarding-winning arts programs and championship athletics. NCCS offers the RISE (Research, Investigate, Study, Evaluate) Program for gifted 2nd-5th graders. Advanced Math classes are offered in 5th-8th grade.
NCCS admits students of any race, color or national origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students in the school. NCCS is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), AdvancEd (formerly SACS), and the Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC). NCCS is a member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools, the Association of Christian School International and the Georgia High School Association.
Co-Ed Programs for Kindergarten through 12th Grade
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, history, fine arts, world languages and a wide range of electives
- Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Before and After School Care Programs
- Distinguished Gifted and Scholar Programs
- 4 Academic Academies for students interested in careers in Fine Arts, Business, Math, Science, and Technology or Counseling, Ministry, and Education
Located in Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, The Bush Centre For Ballet offers ballet and pointe lessons for children and adults, including pre-ballet I for 4-5 year olds, pre-ballet II for 5-7 year olds, ballet I & II for children of 8 years upwards as well as pointe lessons for children of 11 years upwards.
Classes are offered on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons & Saturday morning. Adult stretch class is on Wednesday morning. The Director Ms. Bush believes in creating a healthy environment in which students will learn to appreciate the history and various techniques of classical ballet.
Our children’s and teenager´s classes are designed to foster those skills appropriate to their age group and may incorporate respect, sharing, participation, leadership, listening, following directions and self-discipline. This is achieved through a methodology of instruction created by the Royal Academy of Dance in order to promote healthy and happy self-images in a fun, controlled class environment.
We provide summer dance camps in June and July for children ages 5-8, and 9-16 yrs. They include dance lessons, a ballet related craft project and movies of ballet performances.
- Ballet and Pointe Lessons for children from 4 to 18 years
- Classes are offered on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and
Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Adult stretch
program offered on Wednesday mornings.
- Group Courses and Private Lessons
- Summer Dance Camps for 5 to 16 year olds
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy and Early Learning Center is a private Christian college preparatory school for students from Kindergarten through to 12th grade. We are located south-west of Atlanta in Fulton County, GA, near Ben Hill and are happy to serve families from Ben Hill, Elmco Estates, Cascade Heights, Tampa Park, Deerwood, Niskey Grove and surrounding communities of Atlanta. We are a fully-accredited Christian school that believes that all children have gifts within them waiting to be realized.
We are accredited by the ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and GHSA (Georgia High School Association). We believe that God has uniquely created each of His children and imbued them with gifts to be used to bring Him honor and glory. We consider it our responsibility to unfold this uniqueness and these gifts in each child and to motivate each child to do his utmost to achieve and exemplify excellence in every aspect of his life.
Christian Education Programs for Students from Kindergarten through Grade 12:
- Early Learning Center programs
- Elementary School programs
- Middle School programs
- Senior School programs
- Advanced Placement programs
* Core subjects include: English, Math, International Studies, French, Spanish, Latin, SAT Preparatory Classes, Computer Courses, Physics, Speech, Art History and Appreciation, Music Studies and Athletics.