Galloway at a Glance
- 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.
- 750 students
- 24 percent students of color
- 64 students in 2016 graduating class
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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