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.

School News

  • Innovative Service Programs - 05/17/2020 - Our students in grades 6-12 travel across Atlanta and the globe to serve others. Recently, we traveled to the Bahamas and Bermuda.

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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 Founded19591907
Campus Size27 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment150 students320 students
% Students of Color
20%
24%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
69%
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$58,050
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$27,000$30,150
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$52,000$43,000
% 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 Organizations924
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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