The best schools in Buckhead

Posted on August 13, 2014

The Buckhead district of Atlanta is one of the best school districts in the city with the majority of its schools scoring highly on test scores. If you are looking to stay within city limits, there are no better schools available for your children than those located in Buckhead. Here are a few of the top-ranked schools within Buckhead.

North Atlanta High School

With the oldest International Baccalaureate program in the Southeast, North Atlanta High School has a strong history of preparing superlative students for success in college and beyond. This public school is available to residents of the Buckhead/North Atlanta area only.

Atlanta International School

The Atlanta International School helps students gain an appreciation of their place in the world by mixing American and International students from three-year-old kindergarten through grade 12. The school offers a full immersion early learning language program and a strong International Baccalaureate program.

Atlanta Speech School

For more than 75 years, the Atlanta Speech School has helped students to reach their full potential through language and literacy. Children who attend this school range in age from infancy through elementary school, but it also offers programs that help children and adults alike.

Holy Spirit Preparatory School

Holy Spirit Preparatory School is a private Catholic K-12 school. Its teachings focus on a holistic, classical education and encouraging each child’s Catholic faith.

Pace Academy

Pace Academy is an Judeo-Christian interfaith school spanning from pre-first through 12th grade. Pace offers an intimate 9-to-1 student/teacher ratio and small classes that focus on academics and character development with equal weight.

The Galloway School

For more than 55 years, the Galloway School has served a small population of students (now around 750) from pre-school through 12th grade. The school has a high teacher/student ratio at roughly one faculty member per eight students. Classes are small, averaging 15 students per class.

The Lovett School

The Lovett School is a private Christian K-12 school offering co-educational teaching. The school encourages the development of the whole child, including a strong emphasis fine arts and athletics.

The Westminster Schools

With more than 60 years of being a leader in the Atlanta private education scene, The Westminster Schools offer learning to students who are pre-first grade through 12th at its various schools. The schools take Christian teachings to heart and encourage the students to grow both academically and in their relationship with Christ.

Trinity School

Trinity School is a nonprofit private elementary school that serves children from age three through sixth grade. During the 2013-2014 school year, there were 640 students enrolled in the Presbyterian school, making for small classes that encourage students to blossom.