Independent K-12 School in Atlanta

The Paideia School



Paideia Students Advance in All-State Band Auditions

Three junior high musicians have advanced to the second round of auditions for the Middle School All-State Band.

Two Junior High Runners Qualify for National Competition

Two junior high runners qualified for the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Nationals after competing in the USATF Junior Olympic Region Championship (Fla., S.C., Ga.), held Nov. 19 in Tallahassee, Fla. The Nationals will be held in Hoover, Ala., Saturday, Dec. 10.

Paideia Students Participate in Music Competitions

Five Paideia student singers participated in the National Association of Teachers Singing competition. One student placed second and another third in their categories.

Thirty-two Paideia choral students auditioned for Georgia All-State Chorus.

Three Paideia junior high students participated in the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Solo and Ensemble Festival Nov. 12, and all received superior and excellent ratings.

Paideia Runner Third in State

Junior Sophia West placed third in the cross country State Championship. Her time was 19:34. Sophia also finished second in the Area 2A Championship and set a new school record.

At the area meet, the Paideia girls' cross country team placed fifth and the boys' team placed seventh. Fourteen runners ran their best times at the meet.



Music Man

Students in the junior high and high school perform in annual musical and drama productions each year.

State Champs

Paideia boys’ soccer, ultimate and tennis teams and the girls’ ultimate team were 2016 State Champs.

"My experience at Paideia has been more than a study of iambic pentameter and integrals; my time here has taught me to truly think, both about my own behavior and its effect on the greater world and also about my place in that world and my duty to it.” - Paideia graduate


Parents fill over 3,000 volunteer jobs in a typical year.

“But most of the time, I couldn't have separated the work from the fun.” - Paideia parent

Scholastic Arts & Writing awards

Five Paideia students won national Scholastic Arts and Writing awards in 2016.

Thirty-seven Paideia students won regional Scholastic Arts and Writing awards.