The Walker School

700 Cobb Parkway North, Marietta, 30062
770-427-2689
thewalkerschool.org

GRADES OFFERED pre-K3–12

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS 900

NUMBER OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 360

FOUNDED 1957

STUDENTS OF COLOR 39%

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (K–5) 15

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (MIDDLE SCHOOL) 16

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (HIGH SCHOOL) 15

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION none

SENIORS WITH NATIONAL MERIT RECOGNITION 9%

GRADE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FIRST OFFERED pre-K3

LANGUAGE(S) OFFERED French, German, Latin, Spanish

LOWEST TUITION FOR 5-DAY STUDENTS $10,833

ANNUAL TUITION FOR HIGHEST GRADE $24,903

STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID 20%

CLASS SIZE EXPANDS IN pre-K3, pre-K, 1, 6, 9

UNIFORM no

BUS TRANSPORTATION yes (20+ routes)

TEACHER RETENTION RATE 89%

AP COURSES OFFERED 26

STUDENTS SCORING 3+ ON AP EXAMS 70%

VARSITY SPORTS baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball, wrestling

DIVISION GHSA class A

STEM/STEAM PROGRAM yes

ART STUDIOS 5

THEATER PRODUCTIONS PER YEAR 7

MUSICAL ENSEMBLES 9

ANNUAL APPLICATIONS PER OPENING data N/A

WHAT’S NEW The Walker School was named the top private school in Cobb County by Niche for the second year in a row. New STEM, robotics, and tinker spaces are available in the lower school. In its second year, Walker’s New Avenues Dyslexia Program serves children in grades 1–5. The school-within-a-school setting offers students the opportunity to get the educational support they need while fully participating in the Walker community.