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Brenau Academy


500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, Georgia, USA

It is never too early to begin encouraging young women to discover their own extraordinary lives. Thatís especially true at Brenau Academy, located on the grounds of Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. One of just two all-girl college preparatory boarding programs in the United States associated with a college, the Academy offers boarding and day students in grades nine through 12 and in a post graduate program an entirely unique opportunity. Here, they can experience college and high school at the same time. Academy students come from across the Southeast, throughout the U.S. and around the world. They come eager to learn, grow and prepare. Along the way, they discover something truly extraordinary: themselves. Brenau Academy was founded in 1928 on the campus of Brenau Women's College by Dr. H.J. Pearce, who saw a need to provide exemplary secondary education to young women. Brenau Academy's program designed to foster the growth of an open and inquiring mind and to prepare graduates for admission to college. For over 75 years, Brenau Academy has been educating students from around the United States and across the globe. The Academy's buildings are part of the 53-acre campus of Brenau University, located in the town of Gainesville, Georgia. Gainesville is located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River and the shore of Lake Lanier, Georgia's largest lake. The governing body for both the Academy and the University is a 36-member Board of Trustees. The endowment for Brenau is $35 million. The Academy's annual operating budget is approximately $1.5 million....

  • Post Graduate Year
Grades Offered: 9 to 12
School Type: All Girls
Religious Affiliation: All Religions Welcome
Year Founded Size: 1928
Post-Grad Year: Yes
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 90 Students
ESL Courses: No
Summer Program: No