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Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School
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  • Private, Boarding, Presbyterian
  • RABUN GAP, GA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is fully open for in-person classes and admission visitors. To schedule your campus visit, call 706-746-7720.

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$22,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$57,500
Received Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid
$27,000
From Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School

Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School nurtures and challenges students from diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college, career, and a lifetime of service. We are a global community of learners with students from 56 countries and 15 states. 75% of our students are awarded financial aid.

Rabun Gap has thriving athletics and an award-winning arts program. We are one of the only schools in the U.S. to offer a cirque program.

Our 1,400-acre campus is nestled in the Appalachian mountains just 90 miles from Atlanta, Greenville, and Asheville. Learn more on our website and schedule a visit today.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1220
149 responses
Average ACT
26
42 responses

Cirque at Rabun Gap

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is home to one of the longest-running and most acclaimed school cirque programs in the country. Cirque combines performance, acrobatics, and dance to showcase skills. Each year, students in the award-winning cirque program produce an original show. Rabun Gap's Cirque performances are the must-see theatrical events in the area, drawing crowds from across the region.

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 127 responses
  • Cirque
    20%
  • Homecoming
    17%
  • Sporting Events
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Seasonal convocations
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Light the Christmas tree
    6%

Boarding

Students Boarding
65%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Germany, Mexico, Saudi Arabia
International Boarding Students
50%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
680
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
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 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
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
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 41 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 41 responses
Poll
98%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 41 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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