Brandon Hall School

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.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Brandon Hall SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered6-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19591909
Campus Size27 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment150 students320 students
% Students of Color
20%
24%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
70%
Average SAT Score1290* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki shorts or pants, plaid skirt, navy skort, BHS polo shirt, white or blue oxford)
Casual
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1218
Number of IB Courses Offered10-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
69%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program Cost$3,500
(3 Week Boarding and Day Programs)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$55,000$57,650
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$27,000$30,150
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$52,000$41,910
% Students on Financial Aid
42%
38%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$10,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsPaula Wills
Associate Director of AdmissionsJustine McDonald

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1218
CoursesAP 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 Offered1416
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations923
ExtracurricularsClub 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: 201410 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Mississippi3
Emory University2
Indiana University2
Michigan State University2
Georgia Southern University1
Loyola Marymount University1
Spelman College1
University of Colorado-Boulder1
University of Georgia1
Vassar College1
Link to Matriculation Data

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

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Step One: Get to Know Brandon Hall School
We take a unique approach to learning, extra-curricular activities, and student life to benefit our students. 

Step Two: Let`s Talk 
Our admissions team loves to talk with students and families interested in Brandon Hall School. We`re ready to answer your questions and help you discover whether Brandon Hall is a great fit for you.               

Step Three: See for Yourself
We want to help you experience what sets Brandon Hall apart. From the moment you step on campus, you`ll begin to discover how Brandon Hall can help you succeed. So schedule a visit and see for yourself! A visit is recommended but not required. 

Step Four: Start Your Application 
After a great conversation and a fascinating visit, many students fall in love with Brandon Hall. Start the online application and begin collecting supporting documents. The following are required to be considered for admission:
 Online Application (www.brandonhall.org)
 $100 Application Fee
 Report Card or Official Transcript
 Math and English Teacher Evaluations
 Counselor/Principal Evaluation
Interview with the Admissions Team


Additional items may be requested after a review of the above documents.

In addition, international students seeking admission may be required to submit the following:
All international students (high school and middle school) whose first language is not English are required to take the TOEFL exam, the TOEFL Junior, or the IELTS. These test results must be sent directly from the testing center.
 All official transcripts must be received via mail from the previous schools.

We offer rolling admissions, so there`s no need to be anxious about an approaching deadline. We receive applications continuously and are thus able to spend more time on each application individually. Still, keep in mind that we use a first-come, first-served method to grant housing and aid to students. Brandon Hall`s code for the SSAT is 1790. Brandon Hall`s code for the TOEFL is 7474

Step Five: Request Financial Aid
Brandon Hall offers need-based financial aid each year. You can apply for aid online via School and Student Services (SSS) by NAIS. Brandon Hall School students may also be eligible for GOAL scholarships (Georgia residents only) and education loans. Our admissions team is happy to help with any financial aid questions. Brandon Hall`s code for the SSS is 1791

Step Six: See You at School!
Once you finish your application and financial responsibilities, we`ll let you know if you`re accepted. Our goal is to give you an admissions decision within a week of completing all steps of the admission process. Once accepted, you`ll submit an Enrollment Agreement and pay your deposit. Then we`ll see you on the first day of school. 
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