Go Beyond


Valwood challenges each student to strive for academic excellence through a program founded on a rigorous, traditional college-preparatory curriculum.

The curriculum is designed to foster intellectual curiosity and to enable each student to read with understanding, think critically and creatively, speak fluently, and write effectively.

The school encourages participation in the arts, athletics, and experiences in the natural world.

Student Teacher Ratio: 9:1

Development of strong character, the values of integrity, honesty, and fair play and a desire to serve others are important attributes stressed daily at Valwood.

Valwood seeks college bound students from diverse cultural, religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Valwood is a community of students, teachers, and parents. Active parental support is welcome and strongly encouraged.

The Valwood experience prepares its students to face the challenges of college, career, and life with maturity, intelligence, skill, courage, grace, humor, and dignity.


Accreditation & Memberships:  Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission Member: 
The Georgia Independent School Association
The National Association of College Admission Counselors
The National Association of Independent Schools
The Southern Association of Independent Schools
The Southern Association of College Admission Counselors 


The Valwood SACS Accreditation Report 2012