Tallulah Falls School

5.00 (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 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.

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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. . .

Top Rankings

Tallulah Falls School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 303 schools) for:

Definition of Terms
 | 2021 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 Founded19091907
Campus Size500 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment555 students300 students
% Students of Color
30%
25%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
70%
Average SAT Score1200* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1090 - 1550-
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
Student : Teacher Ratio9:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3518
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
71%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$30 million$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$37,000$59,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,600
(Please contact the school regarding tuition "freeze" program for families)
$33,500
Tuition international students$50,000$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
40%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineDec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
50%
58%
Director of AdmissionsKelly Woodall
Anthony Cox
Associate Director of AdmissionsWendy Jackson

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3518
CoursesAP 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

# Interscholastic Sports Offered2116
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Kayaking, Markmanship, Marksmanship, Mountain Biking, Riding, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2623
ExtracurricularsClub 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)
Link to Matriculation Data

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

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