Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow. Living our motto, Work Study Worship, our community nurtures and challenges students from diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service.
Rabun Gap is a college preparatory day and boarding school located in the southeastern United States serving students in grades 6-12.
The School has an enrollment of 350 talented students with over half being involved in a vibrant boarding program.
Enrollment represents 15-20 states and 15-20 countries, reflecting a global and cultural competency, with international students comprising approximately 25% of the student body.
Rabun Gap’s academic program includes 15 Advanced Placement (AP) classes covering all academic disciplines.
Rabun Gap students have a 100% college acceptance rate and placement includes the nation’s most selective institutions including Harvard, Princeton, Duke, Brown, and Emory as well as highly regarded colleges and univeristies both domestic and abroad.
The School’s dedicated faculty have a commitment to experiential learning including utilizing outdoor learning laboratories, integrating technology, and incorporating cross disciplinary projects.
The faculty to student ratio is 8:1 with 85% of faculty residing on campus.
Rabun Gap has a highly acclaimed arts and theater program including a full orchestra, choral program, and one of the longest running high school Cirque programs in the nation.
The Athletic program includes 28 varsity and middle school competitive sports teams with accolades at the conference and state levels.
The campus is located on 1400 acres and includes many environmental and outdoor education opportunities, including environmental sustainability programs (ESP).
Rabun Gap was founded in 1903 and is distinguished by its Presbyterian heritage.
Location is less than 2 hours from Atlanta, Greenville, and Asheville.
The School maintains full accreditation through SAIS, SACS and NAIS.