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 550 students in 2021.
TFS students represent some of 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Students: 555 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $37,000
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $12,600
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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Description

Class of 2005
5.00
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. . .

Class of 2004
5.00
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. . .

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Tallulah Falls School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
5-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1909
1907
Campus Size
500 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
555 students
300 students
% Students of Color
30%
25%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
70%
Average SAT Score
1200
* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)
1090 - 1550
-
Average ACT score
25
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(School uniforms required)
Casual
Average Class Size
15 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
35
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
71%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$30 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$37,000
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,600
(Please contact the school regarding tuition "freeze" program for families)
$33,250
Tuition international students
$50,000
$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
50%
58%
Director of Admissions
Kelly Woodall
Anthony Cox
Associate Director of Admissions
Wendy Jackson

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
35
17
Courses
AP ART HISTORY, AP COMPUTER SCIENCE, AP COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES, AP EUROPEAN HISTORY, AP FRENCH, AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY, AP MACROECONOMICS, AP MICROECONOMICS, AP MUSIC THEORY, AP PHYSICS I & II, AP PSYCHOLOGY, AP WORLD HISTORY, COLLEGE ALGEBRA, COLLEGE BIOLOGY I & II, COLLEGE CALCULUS I & II, COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I & II, COLLEGE ENGLISH I & II, COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, COLLEGE GOVERNMENT, COLLEGE LATIN I - IV, COLLEGE PRECALCULUS, COLLEGE SPANISH I & II, COLLEGE STATISTICS, COLLEGE US HISTORY I & II

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
26
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
BBQ Club, Broadcasting Club, Chess Club, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Equestrian Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, Game Design Club, International Club, Juniorettes, Key Club, Math Club, Model United Nations, Movie Club, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Photography Club, Recycling Club, Robotics Club, Tome Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Anime Club, International Thespian Society, National Art Honor Society, Tri-M® Music Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Recreation Club

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Founded in 1909, Tallulah Falls School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school serving over 550 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
    Profile last updated: 09/21/2021
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    Quick Stats (2022)

    • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
    • Students: 555 students
    • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $37,000
    • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $12,600
    • Acceptance rate: 50%
    • Average class size: 15 students
    • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling

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