Why BA?

INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT AND ENERGY

Bulloch Academy’s carefully planned curriculum engages students and their teachers in an intellectual exploration that makes school exciting and creates a warm and welcoming environment for students who love to learn.

FACULTY WHO SUPPORT AND CHALLENGE

Bulloch Academy’s devoted faculty know, support and believe in each of their students while providing the gift of high expectations and of their own passion for what they teach.

THE FREEDOM TO FLOURISH

Bulloch Academy offers many opportunities for growth within a loving and caring environment. As a result, students find the freedom and focus to perform to the full extent of their abilities.

INDEPENDENCE AND INTEGRITY

A Bulloch Academy education provides each student with the competence and confidence to succeed in whatever pursuit he or she may choose, while promoting kindness and conscience.

THE SKILLS TO THINK AND TO EXPRESS IDEAS EXTRAORDINARILY WELL

At BA, students learn to think with agility and to speak and write with exceptional fluency, power and precision.

UNITY, TEAMWORK AND FRIENDSHIPS THAT LAST FOR LIFE

With all three divisions of the school located on one campus, Bulloch Academy offers a diverse community in which students learn vital skills of collaboration while forming friendships that will sustain them throughout their lives.

BULLOCH ACADEMY AT A GLANCE…

The Area’s Premier Educational Institution
Dual Accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and School and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SACS/SAIS); Accredited “with quality” by Georgia Accrediting Commission. All faculty members are fully certified or in the process of certification through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

College Preparatory Curriculum

  • Seven Advanced Placement (AP) courses
  • Science Laboratories for Upper and Middle Schools
  • SMART boards in all classrooms
  • Three computer laboratories (Lower, Upper/Middle, Media Center)
  • Dual enrollment program with GSU, OTC, and EGSC for juniors and seniors
  • STEAM (STEM,  Computer, Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish) for all lower-school classes
  • Fine Arts program includes music, art, and drama
  • Primary and elementary school playgrounds

Exceptional athletic and co-curricular programs for girls & boys

  • 32 varsity and middle school teams
  • 6 elementary teams including wrestling, football, cheerleading, archery, basketball, and soccer
  • Bulloch Academy competes in the highest level (Class AAA) of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA).
  • Multi-purpose building for wrestling, cheerleading and physical education classes
  • Projections for a new auxiliary gym for school-wide use
  • Weight-room and baseball field expansion
  • Tennis Courts
  • Archery for elementary, middle and high school
  • Competitive Shooting (Skeet, Trap, Sporting Clays)

Small-school atmosphere

  • Students in lower, middle and upper school interact frequently, which fosters family atmosphere among all students and faculty members
  • International Student Program to promote global diversity
  • School-wide mentoring programs
  • School-wide assemblies and pep rallies
  • Parent volunteerism encouraged
  • Class musical programs
  • Students have the opportunity to participate, achieve and excel in multiple sports and co-curricular activities.

 

Belief Statements of Bulloch Academy

Challenging students to demonstrate an understanding of essential knowledge and skills as well as being actively involved in problem-solving and producing quality work is our key focus.

Challenging students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners can best be achieved by creating high expectations for excellence in learning.

Teaching to students’ unique physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs is the chief priority and primary focus of all decisions impacting our school.

Teaching a challenging curriculum and providing a variety of supportive instructional approaches and activities allows for different learning styles.

Nurturing the emotional and intellectual needs helps students develop positive relationships and mutual respect among all members of our school community.

Nurturing student involvement within the community and community involvement within our school provides a collaborative support system that extends beyond the classroom.