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Birmingham/Central Alabama PRIVATE SCHOOL DIRECTORY 2018 AREA PRIVATE SCHOOLS Advent Episcopal School 2019 Sixth Ave. N. Birmingham, AL  35203 205-252-2535 sfawal@ adventepiscopalschool.org www.adventepiscopalschool.org Advent Episcopal School, located in downtown Birmingham, offers a highly accelerated curriculum for bright students in prekindergarten through 8th grade. Before-school and after-school care is available. The Altamont School 4801 Altamont Rd. S. Birmingham, AL 35222 205-445-1232 tgoldsmith@altamontschool.org www.altamontschool.org The Mission of the Altamont School is to improve the fabric of society by graduating compassionate, welleducated students capable of independent thinking and innovative ideas. Briarwood Christian School • Lower School (Grades K4-6) 2204 Briarwood Way Birmingham, AL 35243-2900 • Upper School (Grades 7-12) 6255 Cahaba Valley Rd. Birmingham, AL 35242 205-776-5812 Kmooney@bcsk12.org www.BriarwoodChristianSchool.org   Providing excellence in education in a Christ-centered environment through impactoriented leadership that will challenge and inspire the whole student. Accredited by AdvancEd/ Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Cornerstone Schools of Alabama • 118 55th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35212 and  • 959 Huffman Rd., Birmingham, AL 35215 205-591-7600 info@csalabama.org www.educatebirmingham.org A Christ-centered school in the inner-city that provides school choice for families in the Woodlawn and Roebuck communities. Students receive 22 | birminghamparent |

an affordable education in a learning community that is committed to excellence in faith, academics and character. Evangel Classical Christian School 423 Thompson Rd. Alabaster, AL 35007 205-216-0149 rharrington@evangelclassical.org www.evangelclassical.com ECCS seeks to educate children to spiritual maturity through the classical model and Biblical training using the Christian worldview as our foundation for all learning. Heritage Christian Academy 2290 Old Tyler Rd. Hoover, AL 35226 205-978-6001 admissions@hcachristian.org www.hcachristian.org Heritage Christian Academy offers a challenging academic curriculum in a Christ centered environment. Enrollment opportunities for K3 through 12th grade. Eight Varsity Sports. College Prep Honors diploma tracks. Before and after school care available. The Hillsboro School 73 Elvira Rd. Helena, AL 35080 205-864-7330 admissions@ thehillsboroschool.org www.thehillsboroschool.org Nestled on 30 acres, Hillsboro provides a strong experiential, inquiry-based education to prepare our students for purposeful life in the 21st century. Visit the classroom, reimagined: Community Open House, Tuesday, November 27th 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  Hilltop Montessori School 6 Abbott Square Birmingham, AL  35242 205-437-9343 hms@hilltopmontessori.com www.hilltopmontessori.com AdvancED, SAIS, NCPSA and AMS accredited. Serving students with a love of learning from 18 months through 8th grade. Holy Family Cristo Rey  Catholic High School 2001 19th St. Ensley Birmingham, AL 35218 205-263-0133

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admissions@hfcristorey.org www.hfcristorey.org Combining academic rigor and a corporate work-study program to empower students from economically challenged families to graduate high school prepared to persist in college  ​and flourish in life.  Transforming Birmingham, One Student At A Time. Hoover Christian School 2113 Old Rocky Ridge Rd. Hoover, AL 35126 205-987-3376 office@hooverchristianschool.org www.hooverchristianschool.org Hoover Christian School believes in educating the whole child-- the mental, physical, and spiritual/ emotional domains. HCS supports a low student/teacher ratio in their multi-grade classrooms. Integrity Christian Academy 216 Roebuck Dr. Birmingham, AL  35215 205-833-4416 secretary@ integritychristianacademy.org www.integritychristianacademy.org Preschool, kindergarten and elementary classes. ABEKA academic, Bible curriculum and training. Character development and discipline. After school care available. Indian Springs School  190 Woodward Dr. Indian Springs, AL 35124 205-988-3350 admission@indiansprings.org www.IndianSprings.org Guided by our motto, Learning through Living, Springs fosters a love of learning and creativity, a sense of integrity and moral courage, and an ethic of participatory citizenship with respect for individuality and independent thought. Joseph Bruno Montessori Academy 5509 Timber Hill Rd.  Birmingham, AL 35242 205-995-8709 www.jbma.org JBMA provides children & families with an education according to the Montessori philosophy. At JBMA, we treat

each child as individuals, building on their strengths to become lifelong global learners. Enrolling toddlers 8th grade. N.E. Miles Jewish Day School 4000 Montclair Rd. Birmingham, AL 35213 205-879-1068 RWeinberger@nemjds.org www.nemjds.org The NEMJDS is a community which integrates Judaic and General studies, empowering students to impact the world with courage and compassion. Odyssey Early Sch​ools • INVERNESS CAMPUS 104 Heatherbrooke Park Dr. Birmingham, AL 35242 205-991-0039 • TRACE CROSSINGS CAMPUS 401 Emery Dr. Hoover, AL 35244 205-988-8829 www.odysseyearlyschool.com Created by educators featuring ​state-of-the-art facilities​, nurturing teachers ​ with Education degrees, and comprehensive curriculum ​ that provides Your child with age appropriate exploration into the world of learning.  Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School 1720 Oxmoor Rd. Homewood, AL 35209 205-879-3237  www.olsschool.com Fostering a Christ-centered environment that includes strong academics, technology, and enrichment opportunities. Educating young minds in K3-8th grades. AdvancED accredited. Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School 5514 Double Oak Ln. Birmingham, AL 35242 205-991-5488 olv@olvsch.com www.olvbirmingham.com Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School is Christ-centered learning community that fosters academic excellence, positive moral development, and community service. We encourage students to reach their full potential in a creative and nurturing environment that promotes Gospel values.

LEARNING CENTERS The Tutoring Center 2804 John Hawkins Pkwy. Suite 100 Hoover, AL 35244 (near Academy Sports) 205-987-9577 isaaczeidan@ tutoringcenter.com www.hoover.tutorcenter.com One-to-one tutoring designed to help your child develop stronger academic skills, earn better grades, score higher on standardized tests, while gaining confidence, motivation and focus.

FIELD TRIPS AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES Birmingham Museum of Art 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35203 205-254-2565 www.artsbma.org Bart's ArtVenture combines high tech art-making tools with hands-on creation stations to let kids and families develop their art education in a creative, communal environment. Children’s Hands-on Museum 2213 University Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 205-349-4235 www.chomonline.org CURIOSITY! CREATIVITY! DISCOVERY! Best Field Trip Ever. Highly qualified educators, two floors of hands-on exhibit, classroom level and demonstration area mean students participate in learning experiences not available in a traditional classroom setting! Dauphin Island Sea Lab 101 Bienville Blvd. Dauphin Island, AL 36528 251-861-2141 www.disl.org The Dauphin Island Sea Lab’s (DISL) mission encompasses the pursuit of excellence in marine science education, marine

research, coastal zone management policy and educating the general public through the Estuarium, our public aquarium. DeSoto Caverns 5181 DeSoto Caverns Pkwy. Childersburg, AL35044 256-378-7252 info@desotocavernspark.com www.desotocavernspark.com Regular tours every hour allow guests to learn about caverns and their history. More than 20 attractions on the land above, making DeSoto Caverns fun for those seeking adventure, the great outdoors, and fun with family or friends. McWane Science Center 200 19th St. N. Birmingham, AL 35203 205-714-8414 info@mcwaane.org www.mcwane.org Fun and learning never end at McWane, a nonprofit, hands-on museum with aquarium and IMAX® Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder. Vulcan Park and Museum 1701 Valley View Dr. Birmingham, AL 35209 205-933-1409 www.visitvulcan.com Birmingham's beloved icon, Vulcan, is the world's largest cast iron statue. Featuring breathtaking views of the city, an interactive history museum and a beautiful public park. World Class Taekwondo 268 Inverness Center Dr. Birmingham, AL, 35242 205-981-9636 info@worldclasstkd.com www.alabamatkd.com Our Kids Martial Arts Classes are designed to help students of all ages and abilities find success. Using a foundation of traditional martial arts training, these classes can help your child stay active, develop confidence and take on vital social skills that will serve them for years to come! birminghamparent.com | 23

Birmingham Parent November 2018 issue  
Birmingham Parent November 2018 issue