We are still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year in select grades! Contact the admissions team for more information: 678-305-3027.

Why Whitefield?

This is a question posed by visitors to our campus and also articulated as a challenge to our staff members in their pursuit of excellence. The following examples offer Whitefield’s mission:
  • Whitefield is unique as a Christ-centered, academically challenging school. All of the faculty and staff are committed Christians who strive to challenge students beyond their self-imposed limitations and who also perceive priorities above the external.
  • "Community" becomes an actual experience at Whitefield. Moms groups, dads groups, student activities, and family events bring our school together with a purpose of uniting and including.
  • Excellent core courses, honors courses, and AP classes challenge students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers from the earliest ages. However, educating a young person moves full-circle by including a spiritual component of knowing Christ, understanding God’s perspective in all of life, and practicing the Christian directive to serve others.
  • Whitefield is growing! From its inception in 1997, as a school serving 96 students in grades six through 12, to its present enrollment of over 780 students in grades PreK4 through twelve, the Whitefield community is thriving and continually moving forward with new academic, athletic, and fine arts opportunities.
  • Whitefield graduates move on to college, careers, and life well prepared with individual testing and consultation through the Leadership Development Company and the Johnson O'Connor Research Foundation. The Life and Career Planning program identifies students’ aptitudes, interests, and abilities - ultimately helping to define identity and purpose. This program remains unique to Whitefield.

Finally, the students, faculty, staff, and parents at Whitefield truly enjoy our school community. We invite you to visit our campus and see why we have chosen Whitefield!

Michelle Marriott
Director of Admissions
Michelle Marriott began serving as Whitefield's director of admissions in 2016. She began at Whitefield in 2002 as a first grade teacher, and has also served as the Lower School director of academics, a member of the instructional leadership team, and a Christian Schools International coordinator. She also served as the varsity and Middle School swimming and diving coach for seven years. She began her career in the business field as a consultant and financial analyst but soon realized God was leading her into the field of education. She is passionate about Christian education and has enjoyed teaching from a biblical worldview. Marriott has a B.A. from Furman University, M.B.A. from Wake Forest University, and a master's level teaching certificate from Mercer University.
For more information, please contact:
Michelle Marriott - Director of Admission
(678) 305-3027

Sonya Ayers – Admission Office Manager

Leanne Palmer – Shadowing & Interview/Observation Appointments

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