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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Pinecrest Academy's COVID-19 Task Force crafted a back-to-school plan allowing for in-person instruction. The plan follows CDC guidelines, local and State regulations, and considers COVID-19 data pertaining to children, specifically, and examines data specific to our geographic area. Visit our web site for more details about how we've successfully managed our 2020-2021 school year. Learn More

Report Card

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

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Applying

Application Deadline
No data available  
Application Fee
$150
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$19,115
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
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
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From Pinecrest Academy

Pinecrest Academy is a private PreK3-12 college preparatory Catholic school, located in north Atlanta, GA. We provide an atmosphere of academic rigor and critical thinking, while offering Christ-centered, personalized attention to our students. We implement the philosophy of Integral Formation®, developing the human, intellectual, spiritual, and apostolic dimensions of the whole child. Our Lower School classes are capped at 20 students, and all of our students are known by name. The Class of 2020 (74 students) received over $11 million in scholarships, with 36 Zell Miller scholars and 37 HOPE scholars. We have received the Forsyth County News "Best Private School" award for six consecutive years, and are a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. We have been a Cardinal Newman Society "School of Excellence" honoree since 2007. Our new Lower School building opened in August 2019, and a new turf athletic field debuted in September 2019. Visit www.pinecrestacademy.org or call (770) 888-4477.

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Pinecrest Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1290
57 responses
Average ACT
30
82 responses

Our STEAM Program Begins in PreK3

Our STEAM program begins in PreK3, challenging children to think critically and problem solve. Lower School Art incorporates engaging STEAM activities, including building platforms, bridges, and simple machines; planning and building tiny houses; creating fraction birds; building cantilevers; building bristlebots; making simple circuits; and learning the art of cartography by designing maps.

Culture & Safety

Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
  • Dressing up for homecoming week
    23%
  • Grade Level Retreats
    17%
  • March for Life Trip to Washington, DC
    13%
  • Saints Parade and Angel Parade
    13%
  • Founders Day Mass
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
454
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$10,555
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
Poll
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
Poll
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
45%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$107,218
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,380
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$339,700
National
$217,500

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