Still accepting applications, class space permitting, for the current and 2021-22 academic years.
Thank you for your interest in The Friends School of Atlanta. Whether applying for the current school year or next year, the following checklist for applicant families is designed to be user-friendly as well as to move you through a process that allows FSA to get to know you and your child(ren) as well as for you to obtain a deeper appreciation for the values-based education offered by FSA.
STEP ONE: Create a Ravenna Account
STEP TWO: Visit
For those seeking information about The Friends School of Atlanta for the current school year academic year: In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’d love for you to review our virtual slideshow so you can see what makes our community so special before you apply. You can also apply now in Ravenna. Once you have applied, you’ll have the opportunity to speak with our Director of Enrollment who will share information about FSA.
If you are interested in The Friends School of Atlanta for the 2021-2022 school year or beyond, thank you for your interest. Virtual visit opportunities will begin in October 2020..
STEP THREE: Apply Online
We have limited openings available for the current school year, so please apply online in Ravenna if you are interested in the current academic year.
Applications for 2021-2022 will be available in Ravenna on October 1, 2020.
A completed application consists of the following by the admissions deadlines:
- Application and application fee
- Parent questionnaire
- School records (report cards), as appropriate, from last semester and 2 years prior (if applicable)
- The AAAIS Teacher Evaluation Common Form from your child’s current teacher(s).
- If applicable, any IEP, 504 plan or psychoeducational evaluation reports
- Shadow visit
STEP FOUR: Submit Application for Financial Aid (optional)
Families can apply for Financial Aid starting Nov. 1 through School and Student Services. The application is due by February 1, 2021 for applicants for a decision on April 3, 2021.
STEP 5: Admissions Decisions
As a member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS), The Friends School of Atlanta has agreed to abide by certain common admissions procedures. Online notifications will be posted in your Ravenna account at 8:00am. on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The deadline for families to accept an offer of enrollment is Thursday, April 15, 2021. Please note that both the admission decision and financial aid award decision will be communicated on April 3, 2021.
All member schools have agreed not to initiate contact with families between April 3 and April 15 to protect applicant families from being pressured by schools. While we will return phone calls and emails initiated by applicant families, this policy does not allow for visits to campus or meetings with representatives of our school during this period. You can find the AAAIS Principles of Best Practice here.