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Augusta Preparatory Day School 2015-2016 PROFILE

285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez, GA, 30907 Phone: (706) 863-1906 Fax: (706) 863-6198 CEEB: 110278 www.augustaprep.org

ADMINISTRATION Augusta Preparatory Day School, founded in 1960, serves students in grades preschool through 12. Admission is by formal application, interview, recommendation, and standardized testing. Qualified students are admitted without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national, or ethnic origin. Students of color represent twenty-seven percent (27%) of total enrollment. The academic year includes 176 days divided into two semesters. Upper School classes meet daily in seven 47-minute academic periods with exams at the end of each semester. Augusta Preparatory Day School is located in Martinez, Georgia, a suburb of Augusta, Georgia. Augusta is Georgia’s second largest metro area and second oldest city located on the Georgia/ South Carolina border, about 150 miles east of Atlanta and 70 miles west of Columbia. APDS serves students from the Central Savannah River Area which includes: Columbia, Richmond, Burke, and McDuffie counties in Georgia, as well as Aiken and Edgefield counties in South Carolina. Augusta is a regional center of medicine, biotechnology, and military. The Medical District employs over 25,000 people, and Augusta is home to the state’s only public health sciences graduate university. Within the next few years, the city is expected to experience a dramatic increase in population growth with the addition of the United States Army Cyber Command located at Fort Gordon, a multi-mission, multi-service military installation. Mission Statement Augusta Preparatory Day School will develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a diverse, college-preparatory, non-sectarian, welcoming community of lifelong learners. We are committed to educating well-rounded, engaged students who embrace personal responsibility, global perspective, and service to others.

Peter Huestis Head of School (706)434-2506 peter.huestis@augustaprep.org Gerald Chambers Head of Upper School (706)434-2530 gerry.chambers@augustaprep.org Melody McRee Head of Middle School (706)434-2529 melody.mcree@augustaprep.org Maribeth Burns Head of Lower School (706)434-2507 maribeth.burns@augustaprep.org Brad Large Director of Admission (706) 434-2381 brad.large@augustaprep.org Ivey Harrison Director of College Counseling 706-434-2472 ivey.harrison@augustaprep.org

Accreditation and Memberships Augusta Preparatory Day School is jointly accredited by the Southern Associations of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school maintains membership in the following organizations: National Association of Independent Schools US PREP FACTS (NAIS), Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), Georgia Independent School Association (GISA), National Middle School Association (NMSA), Educational Upper School Enrollment: 200 Records Bureau (ERB), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), The College Board, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), Cum Laude Class of 2016: 40 Society, and National Honor Society (NHS). Academic Calendar: semesters Augusta Preparatory Day School is a Malone Family Foundation School—the only school in the state of Georgia to hold this distinction and one of only 50 schools nationUS Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1 wide. US Median Class Size: 11 Athletics The Augusta Prep Cavaliers compete in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 4-AAA. Since 2010, various Cavalier athletic teams have won 28 region championships and 10 state championships. Varsity Baseball, Varsity/JV Basketball (B/ G), Varsity Cheerleading, Varsity Cross Country (B/G*), Varsity Golf* , Varsity Football*, Varsity Soccer (B/G*), Varsity Swimming (B*/G), Varsity Tennis (B/G*), Varsity Track & Field (B/G), Varsity/JV Volleyball. *denotes a state championship team

AP Courses Available: 19 2015 attending 4-yr. College: 100%


Augusta Prep 2015-2016 Profile