Tallulah Falls School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
PO Box 10
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
Tel: 706-754-0400
  • Founded in 1909, Tallulah Falls School continues to be one of the fastest growing independent schools in the US with enrollment growing from 131 students in 2008 to 467 students in 2016.
  • TFS students represent some the best and highest achieving students from across the US and around the world.
  • Our qualified faculty and staff, beautiful mountain location, and dedication to the individual success of our students make Tallulah Falls School a truly special place to learn and grow.

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  • Syracuse University
    Tallulah Falls School had a mandatory work program. The students participated in the cleaning of campus, assisted in cooking meals, and other various jobs. I thought going into it that the work was a bit. . .
  • University of Georgia
    I attended Tallulah Falls for one year as a day student. This school is unique because there are so many different kinds of people that attend and work there. You have the opportunity. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Tallulah Falls Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12 11-12
Grades Offered (Day) 5-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denom. / Christian Non-denominational
Year Founded 1909 1910
Campus Size 500 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 467 students 298 students
% Students of Color
18%
20%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
70%
Average SAT Score 1650 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 24 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School uniforms required)
Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:15 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 21 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
81%
70%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $30 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$30,500 $51,250
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$10,600
(Please contact the school regarding tuition "freeze" program for families)
$28,000
Tuition international students $39,500 $47,400
% Students on Financial Aid
70%
35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
50%
57%
Director of AdmissionsKelly Woodall

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 21 16
CoursesBiology 101, Biology 102, Chemistry 101, Chemistry 102, College Algebra, College Calculus 220L, College Calculus 221L, College Precalculus, English 101, English 102

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 11 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 14 23
ExtracurricularsAmbassadors Club, Art Club, Bass Fishing Club, Choir, Drama Club, Equestrian Club, FCA, Interact Club, International Club, Juniorettes, Key Club, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Peer Tutor Club

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Founded in 1909,Tallulah Falls School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school serving 467 students in grades 5-12. Academics are the primary mission at Tallulah Falls School. The quality of the academic program and the academic success of students are priorities that form the foundation for the School. A dedicated and highly qualified faculty, outstanding facilities, a broad and challenging curriculum, small classes, and eager, motivated students all contribute to the accomplishment of academic goals.
    • School accreditations: SACS & SAIS
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