Brandon Hall School

1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, GA 30350
  • Brandon Hall`s mission as a coeducational boarding and day school is to provide a challenging college preparatory experience immersed in technology.
  • Our community embraces diversity, celebrates individual strengths, fosters global citizenship, encourages athleticism and the arts, and inspires creativity-where every students' dream to attend college becomes reality.

Top 20 Placements

Brandon Hall School is listed among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 321 schools) for:

Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Brandon Hall SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered6-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19591910
Campus Size27 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment160 students313 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1290* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score22*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki shorts or pants, plaid skirt, navy skort, BHS polo shirt, white or blue oxford)
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:61:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1017
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$59,100$49,150
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$10,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsKirsten Knowles Perdue

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1017
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


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1215
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations824
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Art Club, Bridge, Key Club, Model United Nations, Science Fiction Club, The Middle School Choir

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Community Service Advisory Board

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 School, founded in 1959, offers students excellent educational opportunities, prepares them for the next stages of their academic lives, college and eventually their career endeavors.  We welcome boarding students, day students and international students, and 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to college. 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.
  • Brandon Hall Academics and Programs are designed to help students grow in 5 Intelligences. 
  • STEAM Intelligence - We focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math education that will prepare students for the rapid pace of innovation in our world.
  • Global Intelligence - The world is "flattening," and co-dependencies among cultures, beliefs and attitudes are increasing. We provide our students with the confidences to thrive in this global world.
  • Environmental Intelligence - Caring for our global, collective home will require our students to gain an increasing understanding of why the environment matters and how to be responsible for its wellbeing.
  • Wellness Intelligence - Exercise and nutritional attentiveness are essential to a healthy mind and learning, and caring for one`s own health allows students to care for others. This is why sport and exercise opportunities, along with a healthy diet, are intrinsic at BHS.
  • Giving Intelligence - The "why, what, when and how" of giving and service comes both by learning and by experience. We provide for both during a student`s education at BHS.
  • Entrepreneurship Intelligence -  Brandon Hall`s Center for Global Youth Leadership and Social Entrepreneurial Studies inspires students from all over the world to live and learn together as they collaborate to solve some of the world`s biggest challenges. Brandon Hall students are bold, visionary, and active agents of change. 
  • Our Performance Standards articulate a rigorous progression of academic expectations for our students. In a global environment of quickly evolving knowledge of how students learn and constant technological innovation, our educational community is wholeheartedly committed to maintaining an integrated, coherent, and adaptively current academic curriculum, aligned with the school`s mission and the highly valued attributes and skills of our graduates. We encourage students to develop distinct habits of mind and appreciate learning through a combination of inquiry, experimental design and professionalism, putting a gradual emphasis on student independent work, creative thinking and effective oral and written communication. We motivate our students to ultimately think like scientists, historians, engineers, writers, artists, and mathematicians. We believe that motivation for learning comes from within the student, and it is our purpose to guide our students on a journey to discover who they are as learners in this world. 
  • Brandon Hall offers an array of academic support services, including counseling, advisement, English as a Second Language (ESL), and the Learning Support Center to help students succeed academically and for the rest of their lives. 
  • Brandon Hall School accreditations: AdvancEd (formally Souther Association of Colleges and Schools/SACS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), Georgia Accrediting Commission (GAC)
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