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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A
Whitefield Academy is a top rated, private, Christian school located in Smyrna, GA. It has 853 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. Tuition is $23,300 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 99% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1 Whitefield Drive, SE
Smyrna, GA 30126
Telephone
(678) 305-3000

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,300
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
26%
Average Financial Aid
$10,500

Whitefield Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1230
81 responses
Average ACT
28
39 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.20 responses
Poll
80%
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 90 responses
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  • Blue Crew
    13%
  • Late Start Wednesdays
    13%
  • College Counseling Program
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • The Bean
    10%
  • Chapel
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
853
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.27 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.27 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.27 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$70,547
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,073
National
$949
Median Home Value
$248,600
National
$184,700
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Whitefield Academy Reviews

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My husband and I wanted our children to grow up in an environment that reinforced what was being taught at home and church. Our decision to apply to Whitefield was based on the student-teacher ratio; the arts and athletic programs; and the strong academic college-prep curriculum. With Whitefield being a covenantal Christian school we knew this was the BEST school for our family. During our children’s attendance, Whitefield taught our children to put Christ at the center of everything. The school is not an "in-your-face, Bible scripture dropping" environment. The faculty encourages the student to reflect the word of God in THOUGHTS and ACTIONS. The academic rigor of the curriculum prepared both of our children. Our daughter has a Masters in Nursing and works as a Pediatric ICU nurse and our son will be attending Georgia Tech. Whitefield provided everything we were looking for in a school and MORE! As parents, we feel the true value of the education our children received is priceless.
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They call us "lifers", those of us who've been at Whitefield since kindergarden. For me, it's been all good! I love the people, the teachers, the campus facilities and student life. Whether you're into sports, like me, or the arts or straight academics, Whitefield has a place for you. It's a Christian school, but of course that doesn't make Whitefield perfect. We have our share of the "bad" stuff too, but at some level everyone there knows help is there for the asking. That makes us feel safe. That makes Whitefield great!
Whitefield has been great for my children. The lower school has superb academics and learning isn't limited to rote memorization. Learning is hands on, creative, and memorable. The teachers are supportive and form a relationship not only with my children, but with my husband and me as well. There are many opportunities for parents to volunteer and connect with one another. We were delighted with how easy it was to make the school feel like our own. Another huge benefit - we NEVER have to go through the admissions process again until our children go to college. We are very happy with our school choice!