Galloway at a Glance

Campus

  • Galloway is located in beautiful Chastain Park in Buckhead.
  • 8.2-acre campus
  • Five main buildings: the Richard C. Gresham Building, built in 1911; the W. King Sims Early Learning Center, built in 1988; the Carolyn and Ross Arnold Classroom Building and the gymnasium, built in 1996; and the Chaddick Center for the Arts, built in 2003
  • 12-acre athletics complex for soccer and track and field opened in spring of 2007
  • Eight-acre athletics facility for softball and baseball purchased in 2016
  • The school's library maintains more than 20,000 volumes and is fully networked (as are all buildings and levels of the school) and subscribes to 20+ electronic databases for students and faculty.
  • The Richard C. Gresham Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2014. A walking tour exploring the fascinating history of the building from its foundation as an almshouse to its development as a school is available on-site.

Students

  • 750 students
  • 24 percent students of color
  • 64 students in 2016 graduating class

Faculty

  • 98 faculty members
  • Average of 16 years teaching at Galloway
  • Eight hold doctoral degrees; 45 master's degrees
  • Student/teacher ratio is 8:1; average class size: 15

Academics

  • 18 A.P. courses: art, biology, calculus AB and BC, chemistry, comparative government, computer science, English language, English literature, environmental science, French, Latin Virgil, music theory, physics C (two subject areas), Spanish, statistics, U.S. government & politics, and U.S. history
  • Students take at least six courses per term
  • World languages: Students age three through sixth grade take Spanish. Beginning in seventh grade, students may choose Spanish, French, or Latin.
  • Service learning is integrated into the curriculum at every level.
  • Written evaluations are sent to parents four times each year.

Colleges

  • The 63 members of the Class of 2016 will continue their education at colleges and universities located in 22 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Israel.
  • They enrolled in 53 different schools.
  • More than 80 colleges and universities visit Galloway each year.
  • Individualized college counseling program with frequent one-on-one meetings begins junior year.

Tuition (2016-2017)

  • Half-day program for 3-year-olds: $12,375
  • Program for 4-year-olds: $15,900
  • Early Learning Kindergarten to Grade 4: $22,250
  • Middle Learning Grades 5-8: $24,250
  • Upper Learning Grades 9-12: $25,900

Financial Aid

  • Need-based financial aid offered through the School and Students Service for Financial Aid (SSS), which is conducted under the auspices of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
  • Approximately 16% of our students receive aid.

Arts

  • A wide array of arts courses are offered, including visual arts; band, strings, and choral classes; drama, technical theater, and Theatre Company; dance and Dance Ensemble; photography; and technology courses such as animation, music production, digital film, and computer graphics.
  • Early Learning students work with music and art specialists each week.
  • Starting in second grade, students perform in choral concerts each year.
  • Each year, the drama department participates in the GHSA One-Act Play competition and produces a musical in the spring.

Athletics

  • 38 competitive teams in 10 different sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball
  • 80 percent of students play at least one sport
  • Open participation policy for all students in seventh through 12th grades
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