Tallulah Falls School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
Tallulah Falls, GA 30573
  • 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 over 545 students in 2019.
  • 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
 | 2019 School Data
Tallulah FallsBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)7-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)5-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denom. / ChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded19091909
Campus Size500 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment547 students320 students
% Students of Color
30%
23%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
24%
70%
Average SAT Score1215* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score25*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School uniforms required)
Casual
Average Class Size15 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:151:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2218
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
57%
69%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$30 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$35,300$57,650
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,000
(Please contact the school regarding tuition "freeze" program for families)
$30,400
Tuition international students$47,300$51,135
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
38%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
50%
57%
Director of AdmissionsKelly Woodall
Anthony Cox

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2218
CoursesArt, Art Appreciation, Art History, Biology 101, Biology 102, Chemistry 121, Chemistry 122, College Algebra, College Calculus 220L, College Calculus 221L, College Precalculus, English 101, English 102, Government, Latin, Spanish I, Spanish II, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered2016
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Golf, Kayaking, Markmanship, Marksmanship, Mountain Biking, Riding, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1123
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Academic Honor Society, Anime Club, BBQ Club, Broadcasting Club, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Tome Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cycling 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 over 545 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 of 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.
    • Tallulah Falls School accreditations: SACS & SAIS

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