The school promotes intellectual curiosity and emphasizes honor and personal integrity. The students are inspired and motivated by their passions. An extensive network of extracurricular programs affords students the opportunity to try new activities and develop their leadership skills. Boarders have a variety of weekend activities from which to choose, such as sporting events, concerts, trips to movie theaters, etc.
Animal Rights Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Debate Club, Diversity Club, Drama Club, Environmental Club, FCA, Foreign Language Clubs, Gardening, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, International Clubs, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Science Bowl, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Yoga, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, Student Ambassador Society, Yoga, Dance, Engineering, Clay Targets, Youth to Youth, Book Club, Business Club, Creative Writing, Music, Film, Cooking.
Berry College, Davidson College, Emory, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Hendrix College, New York University, Penn State, University of Alabama, University of Tennessee, University of the South, Vanderbilt University, Wake Forest.
Housing and Dorms
The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are 6 dorms in total, and the average student per dorm is 24. There are 3 dorms for boys and another 3 for girls. The dorm amenities are a game room, laundry facilities, lounge, wireless internet, and vending machines. The dress code is uniform.
All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.