1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, GA 30350
Brandon Hall's mission as a co-educational, global boarding and day school challenges students to lead lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.
Our community celebrates learning, fosters global citizenship, embraces diversity, encourages athleticism and artistic expression, and inspires students to find their path and lead the way.Founded in 1959 by Theodore and Shirley Hecht, Brandon Hall School is located on a pristine 24-acre campus on the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, Georgia.
Our college prep curriculum and nurturing community serves students in grades 6-12.
Our residential community includes 4 dormitories and a junior boarding component.
In addition to our 18 athletic teams, students are able to participate fully in the visual arts, music production, theater, robotics, and a leadership program.
Brandon Hall partners with over 10 schools worldwide including China, Vietnam, Bermuda, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic.The renowned Summer Center for Global Youth Leadership and Social Entrepreneurial Studies welcomes youth leaders from across the world to collaborate on innovative projects that serve their community and the greater world.
Our summer also includes a host of ESL and College readiness programs and workshops.Please visit us at www.brandonhall.org to learn more about our one of a kind school.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $55,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $27,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Brandon Hall School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 298 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Brandon Hall School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12, PG
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1959
1906
Campus Size
27 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
150 students
310 students
% Students of Color
20%
25%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
70%
Average SAT Score
1290
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki shorts or pants, plaid skirt, navy skort, BHS polo shirt, white or blue oxford
Casual
Average Class Size
8 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
12
17
Number of IB Courses Offered
10
-
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$55,000
$61,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$27,000
$33,900
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$52,000
$44,616
Summer Program Cost
$3,500
(3 Week Boarding and Day Programs)
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Seasant Chen
Justine McDonald
Associate Director of Admissions
zhauser@brandonhall.org

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
12
17
Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Descriptive Statistics, AP Economics, AP Government, AP Language, AP Literature and Composition, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language and Culture

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered
7
16

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
9
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Program, Art Club, Esports, Key Club, Math Team, Model United Nations, Music Production, Robotics Team, Student Leadership and Diversity Committee

College Matriculation

Year: 2014
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Mississippi
3
Emory University
2
Indiana University
2
Michigan State University
2
Georgia Southern University
1
Loyola Marymount University
1
Spelman College
1
University of Colorado-Boulder
1
University of Georgia
1
Vassar College
1

School Notes

  • Brandon Hall's mission as a co-educational, global boarding and day school challenges students to lead lives of leadership, scholarship, and service. Our community celebrates learning, fosters global citizenship, embraces diversity, encourages athleticism and artistic expression, and inspires students to find their path and lead the way.
  • Founded in 1959 by Theodore and Shirley Hecht, Brandon Hall School is located on a pristine 24-acre campus on the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta, Georgia. Our college prep curriculum and nurturing community serves students in grades 6-12. Our residential community includes 4 dormitories and a junior boarding component. In addition to our 18 athletic teams, students are able to participate fully in the visual arts, music production, theater, robotics, and a leadership program. Brandon Hall partners with over 10 schools worldwide including China, Vietnam, Bermuda, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic.The renowned Summer Center for Global Youth Leadership and Social Entrepreneurial Studies welcomes youth leaders from across the world to collaborate on innovative projects that serve their community and the greater world. Our summer also includes a host of ESL and College readiness programs and workshops.Please visit us at www.brandonhall.org to learn more about our one of a kind school.
  • Brandon Hall School accreditations: AdvancEd (formally Souther Association of Colleges and Schools/SACS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Scott Duncan - Forbes Featured Oil Business Man
    • Tripp Whetsall - Famous Author and Editor of The Friars Club Magazine
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Brandon Hall School cost?

Brandon Hall School's tuition is approximately $55,000 for boarding students and $27,000 for day students.

Who are famous alumni from Brandon Hall School?

Brandon Hall School famous alumni include: Scott Duncan and Tripp Whetsall.

What sports does Brandon Hall School offer?

Brandon Hall School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Volleyball.

Does Brandon Hall School offer a summer program?

Yes, Brandon Hall School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is Brandon Hall School's ranking?

Brandon Hall School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Small average class sizes.

When is the application deadline for Brandon Hall School?

The application deadline for Brandon Hall School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2021
5.00
N/A
What makes Brandon Hall so unique is the people there. The people are all so welcoming and kind. Which was something I wasn't used to when I first got there? The teachers are very involved. . .

Class of 2020
5.00
Fordham University
1) The campus is on a nature preserve and so beautiful... but also close to Atlanta and all the boarding events that students could want to do near a big city. All athletic facilities are. . .

Class of 2014
5.00
Gwinnett Tech
The fact that Brandon hall made your weekends something to look forward to is amazing. Whether it being a bonfire out of simple or going to six flags, the dorm staff always made it so. . .
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $55,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $27,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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