Independent K-12 School in Atlanta

The Paideia School



Paideians Play in World Junior Ultimate Championships

Paideia was well represented in the World Junior Ultimate Championships in Wroclaw, Poland this summer. Isabel Arevalo '17 and Ollie Peterson '16 played on the silver medal U.S.A. team that lost to Canada in the finals. Stan Birdsong '16 played on the gold medal winning U.S.A. team, which defeated Canada in the men's finals. George Stubbs '07 was an assistant coach of the U-20 men's national team.

Paideia Student Earns Gold Medal in Dressage

Senior Juliet Hess was part of the dressage team that earned a gold medal at the North American Junior Young Rider Championships in Parker, Colorado. Julia was a member of the Region 3 Team that represented the United States at the event considered to be the equestrian junior Olympics. Teams from the U.S. Mexico and Canada competed in the event.

Above picture - Juliet (third from the left) with her teammates after winning.

Children's Summer Reading Recommendations

Elementary librarian Natalie Bernstein was interviewed about her recommendations for children's summer reading on WABE. To listen to the interview, click here.

Paideia Runner Medals at State Meet

Max Heaberlin '17 won a silver medal in the 3200-meter run and a bronze medal in the 1600-meter run May 13 at the at state track meet in Jefferson, Ga.



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.