Fast Facts


Founded:
1926

School Type:

An independent, coeducational college preparatory school serving students in Kindergarten through Grade 12

Total Enrollment:
1,679

  • Lower School (Kindergarten-Grade 5): 503
  • Middle School (Grades 6-8): 502
  • Upper School (Grades 9-12): 674
Students come from 10 counties in the metropolitan area. Approximately 21 percent of Lovett's students are students of color. 

AP Courses Offered: 
20

Faculty: 
The average faculty teaching experience is 18 years. Of the school's 283 professional staff, 155 have master's degrees and 11 hold doctoral degrees.

Accreditation:
Lovett is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools. The school is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools, the Secondary School Admission Testing Board, and the Joint Admission Testing Program.  

Honor Code:
Consistent with Lovett's goal for developing a culture of integrity, the community has established an honor code, which states that a Lovett student will not lie, cheat, steal, or plagiarize. 

Athletics:
Interscholastic competition is available from grades 7–12, and 81 percent of Lovett’s students compete in one or more of the 69 teams fielded in 16 sports. The school is proud of its rich history of success. Lovett’s varsity teams have won more than 100 state championships, and since 1981, 70 Lovett athletes have been named High School All Americans in 10 sports. All of these accomplishments have yielded a tremendous amount of “Riverbank Pride.”

Arts:
More than 90 percent of our students participate in fine arts during the year. Encompassing both the visual and performing arts, Lovett employs 47 professional working artists who are also extraordinarily gifted teachers, and offers a comprehensive array of classes including sculpture, photography, film, painting, drawing, theater arts, technical theater, chorus, orchestra, band, jazz ensemble, dance, and many more. In addition, Applied Lessons are offered on campus for 14 instruments, as well as voice.

Chapel Services:
Each school division has mandatory chapel services. These services are understood from a Judeo-Christian perspective and expressed through a Christian orientation.

Foreign Language:
Foreign language instruction begins in Kindergarten and continues through Grade 12. In Lower School, we offer Spanish as well as a Chinese unit; in Middle School and Upper School, we offer French, Spanish, Latin, and Chinese.

Middle School Intramural Program:
The program offers students engaging after-school activities. Each intramural session offers exciting activities sponsored by faculty members for one hour
on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Student participation in the Middle School Intramural Program is free of charge.

After School Activities Program (ASAP):
ASAP provides child care for Lower School children until 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday, on days when the Lovett Lower School is in session. Students are grouped according to grade and participate in age-appropriate activities. The program has a structured routine that allows for down time, as well as for organized activities, such as arts and crafts, cooking, and sports and games.

Afternoon Enrichment:
Throughout the academic year, Lower School children engage in high-quality programs led by experienced instructors. Classes are offered right after school and right on Lovett’s campus.

Uniforms:
The Lovett School requires uniforms for all students K-12.

Admission:
Admission to The Lovett School is selective and competitive. An applicant's academic record, standardized test scores, interview, and teacher recommendations are all considered in the admission process. Lovett seeks students from all ethnic, cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds who can benefit from a challenging academic program.

Tuition for 2016-2017:
Kindergarten-Grade 5: $22,520
Grades 6-11: $26,130
Grade 12: $26,650

Financial Aid:
Financial aid awards are not given for the purpose of interscholastic competition (e.g., music, debate, athletics), but rather for demonstrated financial need. Aid is awarded in Kindergarten-Grade 12.

Endowment:
$58 million

True Blue Annual Fund Giving:
$2.4 million

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