Independent K-12 School in Atlanta

The Paideia School



19 Paideia Students Named to Area Youth Orchestras

Paideia students recently have been named to play in several Atlanta local youth orchestras. Nine students will play for the Emory Junior Chamber Orchestra. Two students will play with the Atlanta Youth Symphony. Two students will play with the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and one will play with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra. Five students will play with the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra sponsored by Georgia State University.

Paideia's Sophia West Competes in Wingfoot Classic

Junior Sophia West came in seventh in the Atlanta Track Club's Wingfoot Classic in Cartersville, Ga. Her time of 18:47 was the best single-A school time.

Paideia Teachers on the Importance of Discussing Race in the Classroom

Junior high teachers Martha Caldwell and Oman Frame, authors of a new book, "Let's Get Real: Exploring Race, Class, and Gender Identities in the Classroom," write about the importance of discussing race in the classroom on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution education blog, Get Schooled by Maureen Downey.

Paideia Student Wins Stars Mill Invite

Sophia West '18 won the AT&T Starrs Mill Invite and set a personal and school record with a time of 18:19.



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.