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Rabun Gap Nacoochee School

Call: 706-746-7467
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Rabun Gap Nacoochee School

At a glance

Location Rabun Gap, GA
USA
Tuition $40,850
Grades 6-12 Students Receiving Aid 65%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $4,000,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 8:1 Endowment $50,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 69%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 332

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 16

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 26*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 18
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region North Metro Georgia
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Junior Boarding School
All Grades 6-12
Boarding Grades 6-12
Grade Divisions Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Student Body Coed
Established 1903
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 1400
Head of School Anthony Sgro
Endowment $50,000,000

History

"Welcome to one of the most beautiful and historic college-preparatory boarding schools in the South. Now in our 105th year of service, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a community of learners from around the globe. Our motto is Work Study Worship. In 2008 we are enjoying a sixth-consecutive year of record enrollment, with 357 students; 206 in the boarding division from 18 countries and 16 states.

100% of our graduates are accepted to colleges and universities. The class of 2007 had the highest average SAT score (1206) in the history of our School. I'm pleased to report the SAT average for the class of 2008 is on par with the strongest independent schools across the Southeast. We offer 15 AP classes." (John D. Marshall, Head of School, 09/2008)

Academics

Full Time Faculty 38
Part Time Faculty 13
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 66%
Faculty with doctorate 2
Faculty with masters 29
Student/Faculty ratio 8:1
Average Class Size 16
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
French Language
Music Theory
Physics B
Psychology
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
Studio Art
US Government & Politics
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 332
% Boys/Girls 50%/50%
Boarding Students 166
Day Students 166
% of Students of Color 34%
% of International Students 25%

Admission

E-mail admissions@rabungap.org
Web Address www.rabungap.org
Director of Admission DaRel Christiansen
Admission Application Apply to Rabun Gap Nacoochee School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Mar
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 15
Financial Aid Awarded $4,000,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 65%
Acceptance Rate 69%
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 69%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $16,150
Boarding Student Tuition $40,850
International Student Tuition $46,150

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Agnes Scott College, American University, Anderson College, Appalachian State University, Brigham Young University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Colgate University, College of Charleston, Cornell University, Eckerd College, Emory University, Florida State University, Furman University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, Loyola University, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, New York University, Parsons School of Design, Princeton University, Purdue University, Reinhardt College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Southern Polytechnic State University, Toccoa Falls College, Trinity College, Trinity University, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Chicago, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, University of Miami, University of North Carolina - Asheville, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of North Florida, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Tennessee, University of the South, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Vanderbilt University, Wake Forest University, Washington & Lee University, and Yale University.
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
Recreational Sports
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
rock climbing
ultimate frisbee
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Choir
Chorus
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Drama Club
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
School Band
Student Government
Yearbook

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Phone 706-746-7467
Address 339 Nacoochee Dr - Rabun Gap, GA 30568 USA
Website www.rabungap.org 
Email admissions@rabungap.org 
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