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Easing the Transition Atlanta Private Schools

Easing the Transition to a New School

Upon moving to a new city, transferring to a new school can be a major challenge for kids. But metro Atlanta private schools strive to make the transition easier on new families and students in new learning environments. “At Springmont, room parents help welcome parents and children who are new; they... Read More

Atlanta Higher Education Programs

Higher Ed Makes Atlanta Move Worth It

Deciding which Atlanta higher education programs to sign up for can be challenging, especially if you plan to move to the metro area  soon or just arrived in your new city. Which school is right for you? What programs will boost your career? To find out the answers to these questions and more, we spoke... Read More

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New Programs and Initiatives Set Atlanta’s Private Schools Apart

For students, a new city means a new school and new opportunities. Parents seeking an educational experience that reaches outside the traditional school setting have no lack of options in metro Atlanta, where students can excel in an environment tailored to their needs and dedicated to their success. Below,... Read More

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Programs Focused on Serving Atlanta Students

When parents are moving to a new area, one of their first priorities is finding a school that best serves their child’s needs, whether its in the classroom or with after-school programs. Metro Atlanta’s independent schools are on par with making available some of the best options in the nation to help a... Read More

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Atlanta Schools Offer Extracurricular Options for Growth

Teaching young people is about more than history, math or literature lessons. It’s about educating the whole child, and the public and independent schools in metro Atlanta offer numerous opportunities for growth in their schools, whether it’s an after-school science club, baseball team, music lessons or... Read More

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Parents on Atlanta's Private Schools

At KNOWAtlanta, we understand that for parents relocating to Atlanta, finding the right school for their child is a top priority. Whether you’re moving from another part of the metro area, a different state or another country entirely, finding a private school that will be a good fit for your children can... Read More

Metro Atlanta’s Best Public Schools

Toward the end of each school year, students in metro Atlanta's public schools take a series of subject-area tests to determine how much and how well they learned during that year. Performance on these tests help administrators decide whether a student is ready to advance to the next grade level. Below... Read More

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Metro Atlanta Private Schools

The search for your child’s new private school begins here. Browse through the following list and you’ll find a sampling of schools in metro Atlanta. Each mini profile features a description of the school, its location, contact information, accreditations and memberships, tuition prices and open house... Read More

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Relocating Parents Discuss Atlanta's Private Schools

At KNOWAtlanta, we understand that for parents relocating to Atlanta, finding the right school for their child is a top priority. We profiled parents whose children attend several of the metro area’s best private schools to share their family’s relocation experiences to help make your own search a... Read More


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Atlanta Higher Education Programs

Higher Ed Makes Atlanta Move Worth It

Deciding which Atlanta higher education programs to sign up for can be challenging, especially if you plan to move to the metro area  soon or just arrived in your new city. Which school is right for you? What programs will boost your career? To find out the answers to these questions and more, we spoke... Read More

Atlanta: The College Graduate's Best Friend

Atlanta: The College Grad's Best Friend

When it comes to reasons why Atlanta is a top city for college students and young professionals, the evidence is in the accolades. Forbes ranks Atlanta on its “Best Cities and Neighborhoods for Millennials” and third “Best City for Young Entrepreneurs.” Quality, competitive education and high quality... Read More

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Atlanta's Unique Higher Ed Options

Atlanta is renowned time and time again for its college, university and tech school offerings. The city’s schools consistently rank at the top of U.S. News and World Report rankings, such as National Universities, Top Public Schools, Best Value Colleges, Best Education Schools and Best Online Bachelor’s... Read More

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Master's Programs Rise to the Top in Atlanta

On top of being consistently ranked at the top for U.S. cities that are ideal for graduate students and young professionals, some of Atlanta's best colleges and universities are being nationally recognized for their master's and graduate programs. KNOWAtlanta reached out for the highlights on these... Read More

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Online Classes in Atlanta

In 2009, the University System of Georgia, which is the organizational body that includes 30 public institutions of higher learning throughout the state, offered 1,571 online classes. This past fall, it offered more than 5,000 online courses. "USG has seen a continuous trend of increasing student enrollments... Read More

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Atlanta Tops List for Best Colleges & Universities

Atlanta continues to earn a well-deserved reputation as a digital media hub and leader in innovation. While technology minded companies like AT&T and SalesLoft may help fuel the buzz, there's another industry responsible for keeping it on the map. This region graduates engineers with the third highest... Read More

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Higher Ed Keeps Pace with Atlanta Job Market

The good news is metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate was down to 8 percent in August 2013 from a peak of 10.5 percent in 2009. But with some job sectors making more of a comeback than others, as well as the effects of rapidly changing technology, many people are going back to school to learn a new vocation.... Read More

Early Education

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Moving to Atlanta? Here's Your Childcare Checklist

Local Primrose School franchise owners share what you need to know when selecting a daycare in the metro area June marks eight years since Jim and Francie Towey opened Primrose School of Sprayberry and Primrose School at Macland Pointe, both located in Cobb County. The childcare facilities serve children... Read More

Atlanta Excels in Early Childhood Education

Atlanta Excels in Early Childhood Education

The quality of a child’s early childhood education creates a chain reaction, affecting the individual children and their families, as well as the overall childcare education system, economy and our future. With this in mind, a team of experts has been working on a quality rating system for Georgia’s... Read More

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Metro Atlanta Private Schools

The search for your child’s new private school begins here. Browse through the following list and you’ll find a sampling of schools in metro Atlanta. Each mini profile features a description of the school, its location, contact information, accreditations and memberships, tuition prices and open house... Read More

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Prepping to Attend a New School in Atlanta

One of the most important things a parent or guardian needs to consider upon relocating to a new area is where their child will attend school. Dr. Bev Amlaner, principal at Atlanta North School of Seventh-day Adventists in Dunwoody, offers the following tips to think about when searching for the school that... Read More

Specialty Schools

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New Programs and Initiatives Set Atlanta’s Private Schools Apart

For students, a new city means a new school and new opportunities. Parents seeking an educational experience that reaches outside the traditional school setting have no lack of options in metro Atlanta, where students can excel in an environment tailored to their needs and dedicated to their success. Below,... Read More

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Metro Atlanta Private Schools

The search for your child’s new private school begins here. Browse through the following list and you’ll find a sampling of schools in metro Atlanta. Each mini profile features a description of the school, its location, contact information, accreditations and memberships, tuition prices and open house... Read More

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Celebrating Atlanta's Unique Private Schools

Beyond a home and job, the No. 1 concern for parents moving to a new city is the education of their children, especially when they learn in unique ways. One thing parents relocating to Atlanta can be sure of is that the city and its metro areas have the needs of your children as top priority; from schools... Read More

Atlanta Metro Counties - Public Schools

  • Bartow

          Elementary 14 Locations
          Middle School 5 Locations
          High School 4 Locations

  • Cherokee

          Elementary 24 Locations
          Middle School 7 Locations
          High School 5 Locations

  • Clayton

          Elementary 35 Locations
          Middle School 13 Locations
          High School 8 Locations

  • Cobb

          Elementary 73 Locations
          Middle School 23 Locations
          High School 16 Locations

  • DeKalb

          Elementary 92 Locations
          Middle School 22 Locations
          High School 28 Locations
          Specialty 2 Locations

  • Douglas

          Elementary 20 Locations
          Middle School 7 Locations
          High School 4 Locations

  • Fayette

          Elementary 17 Locations
          Middle School 5 Locations
          High School 5 Locations

  • Forsyth

          Elementary 16 Locations
          Middle School 8 Locations
          High School 4 Locations

  • Fulton

          Elementary 109 Locations
          Middle School 41 Locations
          High School 24 Locations

  • Gilmer

          Elementary 4 Locations
          Middle School 1 Locations
          High School 1 Locations

  • Gwinnett

          Elementary 71 Locations
          Middle School 25 Locations
          High School 20 Locations

  • Hall

          Elementary 26 Locations
          Middle School 7 Locations
          High School 7 Locations

  • Henry

          Elementary 25 Locations
          Middle School 9 Locations
          High School 9 Locations

  • Paulding

          Elementary 17 Locations
          Middle School 5 Locations
          High School 3 Locations

  • Rockdale

          Elementary 11 Locations
          Middle School 4 Locations
          High School 3 Locations

  • Walton

          Elementary 10 Locations
          Middle School 4 Locations
          High School 4 Locations

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