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Thank you for visiting our website – a window into the many facets that make Augusta Prep such a remarkable school. As the new Head of School for Augusta Prep, I enter the 2015-2016 school year with much excitement, looking forward to seeing our school live out its mission daily by providing the highest quality college preparatory education in the area’s only non-sectarian, independent school. Both our very youngest students and our proud seniors thrive within a program that provides a balance of age- and developmentally-appropriate rigor and support amid an atmosphere of diversity of background, ideas, and ethnicities represented in our world. Through small classes and flexible programs, talented and committed teachers provide individual attention to help each student achieve his or her academic best. Our motto, “To be, rather than to seem,” describes this community of doers who work together to make the world a better place.
Head of School
Augusta Preparatory Day School
285 Flowing Wells Rd, Martinez, GA
As a member of the student body at Augusta Preparatory Day School, I will not lie, cheat, nor tolerate such behavior by my fellow students. At all times I will conduct myself honorably and with courtesy and respect toward others
It is not only the academic rigor that distinguishes Augusta Prep from other schools, but also the commitment to honor and integrity. Opportunities to develop character and self-respect regularly present themselves to students. Augusta Prep employs an honor code, which demands nobility among the student body, and it is this nobility that encourages both respect and responsibility. The honor code allows teachers and students both freedoms not found elsewhere. Teachers may leave the room during a test, or give a take-home assignment with a confidence that students will be honest. Students of all grade levels earn additional privileges through demonstration of responsibility and academic performance.
The Augusta Prep family welcomes students from diverse racial, cultural, religious, and economic backgrounds. We offer a rich and rigorous curriculum designed to stimulate critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and academic achievement in a world increasingly without borders. We encourage students to test themselves in athletic competitions and to give expression to their artistic abilities. We cultivate in all members of our community high personal expectations and integrity, an understanding of how diversity enriches us, why stewardship of the environment matters, and why service to others enhances life. Above all we seek to be a school that nurtures a passion for learning and teaches students “how to think, not what to think.”
1. Students are the focal point of the school. We provide each child the opportunity to achieve academic, artistic, and athletic success, develop leadership skills, and assume community responsibility.
2. Our teachers and staff are vital to our success. We provide an environment where they can achieve their fullest potential through professional development. We strive to provide competitive compensation.
3. A quality education involves a partnership between home, school, and community.
4. We instill our students with the values of interdependency, respect, and responsibility for self and others.
5. Our students promote community well-being and development through active responsible involvement.
6. We equip our graduates for college and beyond.
7. We must be responsive to the changing demands of our world in order to achieve our mission.
|Affiliations & Memberships|
Augusta Preparatory Day School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The school maintains membership in the following:
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Georgia Independent Schools Association (GISA)
Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)
Educational Records Bureau (ERB)
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors (SACAC)
The College Board
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)Cum Laude Society
: one of eight schools in Georgia to earn this distinction
National Honor Society (NHS)Augusta Prep is a Malone Family Foundation School
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|Augusta Preparatory Day School will develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a diverse, college-preparatory, non-sectarian, and welcoming community of lifelong learners. We are committed to educating well-rounded, engaged students who embrace personal responsibility, global perspective, and service to others.|
|Head of School Office Direct Phone Line (Laura Fuller) - 706-434-2506|
Main Augusta Prep Number: 706-863-1906
|Academics |Class of 2014
- 53 members
8 AP Scholars
4 AP Scholars with Honor
1 AP Scholar with Distinction
2 American Invitational Mathematics
SAT Mean Scores
Augusta Prep 1878
National Average: 1498
ACT Mean Scores
Augusta Prep 28.1
Class of 2015 – 62 members
2 National Merit Semifinalists
3 National Merit Commended Scholars
11 AP Scholars
3 AP Scholars with Honor
1 AP Scholar with Distinction
Advanced Placement Exams for the 2013-2014 School Year
Percentage of AP students with a score of 3+
Augusta Prep 89%
Members of the class of 2013-2014 were accepted to many of the nation's finest colleges and universities, including: Amherst College, Brigham Young University, Davidson College, Emory, Furman, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Harvard College, High Point University, Lehigh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, UNC at Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, and Wofford College.
|College Acceptance List|
Agnes Scott College
Appalachian State University
Belmont Abbey College
Brigham Young University
Case Western Reserve University
Coastal Carolina University
College of Charleston
Columbia College Chicago
Columbus State University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida Institute of Technology
Franklin and Marshall College
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Regents University
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Humboldt State University
Kennesaw State University
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Mississippi State University
Montana State University, Bozeman
New York University
North Carolina State University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Portland State University
Queens University of Charlotte
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
Southern Methodist University
Texas A&M University
United States Military Academy
United States Naval Academy
University of Alabama
University of California, Berkeley
University of Charleston
University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Mississippi
University of New England
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina at Asheville
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Georgia
University of Pittsburgh
University of Richmond
University of Rochester
University of San Francisco
University of South Carolina
University of the South
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
Valdosta State University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Wake Forest University
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis
West Virginia University
Western Carolina University
Wheaton College IL
• Student participation rate: Grades 6-12 – 78% participation in at least one sport
• Athletic Competitions 2013-2014
o State Runners up – Boys: Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball; Girls: Cross Country, Volleyball
o Region Championships – Boys: Cross Country, Football, Basketball, Golf; Girls: Cross Country, Volleyball, Tennis, Soccer
o 2nd at Region – Boys: Soccer, Tennis; Girls: Track and Field
o Final Four – Girls: Tennis
o All-State Athletes: 26
o All-Region Athletes: 59
• Fall teams: Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Cheerleading
• Winter teams: Basketball, Swimming, Cheerleading
• Spring teams: Track & Field, Soccer, Golf, Tennis, Baseball
80% of Upper School Students participate in the Fine Arts program.
100% of Lower School student participate in the Fine Arts program.
Come visit one of the best independent schools in all of Augusta, Ga. and beyond!
Augusta Preparatory Day School
285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez, GA 30907
We’re excited to welcome you to – or back to – Augusta Prep! We firmly believe our comprehensive offerings for all students make us one of the strongest private schools in Augusta, Ga. and the surrounding areas. We invite you to call and setup a tour! We’re on Google Maps here.
For driving directions:
Eastbound from I-20 West: Take exit 195 (Wheeler Road). Turn right at light off of exit ramp. Continue on Wheeler Road, which eventually turns into Flowing Wells Road. Continue on Flowing Wells Road to 2nd light. Turn left into Augusta Prep's campus.
Heading on I-20 East: Take Wheeler Road exit and turn left at light off of exit ramp. Continue on Wheeler Road, which eventually turns into Flowing Wells Road. Continue on Flowing Wells Road to school on left.
The Boardman Athletic Center and the athletic fields are located at the rear of the campus. Please park in the Upper School parking lot for athletic events.
We look forward to seeing you at one of Augusta’s best private schools – Augusta Prep!