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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The GPS community has adhered to the COVID-19 safety protocols because being together on campus is what is best for us all. Despite the limitations, our students have thrived from being on campus. And we’re all learning that we can all rise above even the toughest challenges. Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

205 Island Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37405

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$26,975
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid
$12,569
From Girls Preparatory School

For more than 110 years, Girls Preparatory School has been committed to academic excellence while educating the whole girl through a broad array of educational experiences. As students at GPS, girls grow in intellectual curiosity, honor individuality, learn to share their opinions with confidence, and discover the strength within themselves to change the world.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
135 responses
Average ACT
28
146 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 77 responses
  • May day
    23%
  • Class rings
    18%
  • Baylor/mccallie football game
    16%
  • Chapel talks
    13%
  • Cat rat parade
    12%
  • Mission remission
    6%
  • Class day
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
537
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 22 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$45,527
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$859
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$217,500

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