GEORGE WALTON ACADEMY

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1 BULLDOG DR
MONROE, GA 30655
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Phone: 770-267-7578
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Private
  • Grades: Preschool - 12th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 12:1
  • Students/Grade: 67.5
  • Number Students: 945
  • Number Teachers: 130
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: NOT REPORTED
  • Principal: Mr Steven Whitley
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (48 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (40 Reviews)
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    Posted 2014-09-16
    "I am a graduate of George Walton Academy, and years later, I am still so thankful to have had the opportunity to attend this school. It has its faults like every school, but it is truly a place where students are challenged academically and where teachers and staff care about students and want to see them be successful in life. My life is better for having been there, and as I look around at others who graduated with me, I see where their education has taken them and know they would say the same. Also, the band program is incredible! I have never heard a better high school band. They have amazing directors who teach hard work and commitment, and they produce skilled musicians. They are definitely the best in the state and probably beyond that."
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    Posted 2014-08-14
    "Having now had two children graduate from GWA, I can say that I cannot think of a better place to have raised my children. They have been challenged academically at each level of their education. They have been challenged to do their best and be a team player for the teams they have been a part of. And they have been encouraged to be good leaders and role models for the other students that surround them. My children have come away with the knowledge and the confidence that will take them anywhere they choose to go in their lives, and the encouragement of their teachers to go out and make good choices. One child graduating from college and one child beginning, both say they feel they were very well prepared for the challenges of college and life thereafter. Both have very strong friendships they made while attending GWA, and have a great rapport with the teachers. I am extremely happy with the educational choice I made for them years ago, and with the safe, secure environment in which they grew up."
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    Posted 2014-08-09
    "GWA is everything I want for my children. With strong academics and a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular opportunities, they are being challenged to succeed and develop the skills necessary to be successful in college and beyond. The Class of 2014 graduated 89. These graduates received more than $5 million in scholarship offers. I am very impressed with the caliber of alumni and how they perform in college and in the work force. GWA is the best option around for a true college preparatory education and well-rounded school experience.."
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    Posted 2014-08-08
    "George Walton cater entirely to the highest bidder. If your family donates a building, the child can do drugs, disrupt classes, and have no consequences. The teachers are an elderly version of Mean Girls. The best teachers are let go and the ones who stay are only there based upon popularity. The damage that will be done to your child's self esteem is extreme in such a hateful environment."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-06-02
    "My son was at GWA for 7 years and it was the best decision we ever made. He was accepted into Georgia Tech, received a scholarship to Clemson, and UGA. The kids are great, faculty and staff are great and he received a fantastic education. There is a family feel at the school and everyone knows each other, their parents, and even grandparents. Academically, it's a tough school, but that is what we wanted. When we were exploring colleges, many college recruiters instantly knew of GWA's academic reputation and how well kids performed who came from there. It's a great school that I recommend highly!"
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