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Saint James School

6010 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL, 36116  map


Curriculum:College Preparatory

Test Requirements:Admissions testing required. Contact Admissions Office (334-273-3021) for information.              

Registration:Testing begins in January and is ongoing as space becomes available. Initial invitations for acceptance mailed early March. Later enrollment as openings occur.

Accreditation:SACS, NAIS, SAIS, AISA, SACAC, NACAC, and the College Board

Sports:Over 45 competitive sports teams, including basketball, football and baseball, tennis, equestrian, cross country, track, soccer, golf, wrestling, volleyball, softball, cheerleading, and indoor track.

Clubs:Over 30 clubs and organizations including ten honor societies, SGA, Speech and Debate Club, Write Club, Film Club, Drama Club, French Club, Latin Club, Spanish Club, Math Club, Science Olympiad, Tri-M, Scholars’ Bowl, Stand Up to Cancer Club, Government Club, Book Club, Girls’ Club, Interact Club, Key Club, Pep Club, Student Y Club, Fellowship of Christian Students, Young Democrats, and Young Republicans.

Other: Head of School: Dr. Larry McLemore High School Principal: Dr. Bryan Oliver Middle School Principal: Mr. J.B. Copeland Elementary Principal: Mr. Jim Terry

Grades: Pre-K3 through 12th (including all-day and half-day Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 options) 

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (334) 277.8033




The Montgomery Academy

3240 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL, 36106 (Upper School)  map

1550 Perry Hill Rd., Montgomery, AL, 36106 (Lower School)  map


Mission:Montgomery Academy develops leaders committed to honor, scholarship, service and the pursuit of excellence. Implicit in this is the existence of an environment in which students are simultaneously supported and challenged. The ultimate component of this mission is to assist students in becoming adults of strong moral character who contribute to society in both their professional and community lives.  Montgomery Academy provides a friendly learning environment that is challenging, nurturing, well rounded and developmentally appropriate. This combination and its results, which are seen in the success and accomplishments of our graduates, is what we call the “MA Difference.” The school employs The Montgomery Academyhighly qualified, award winning and experienced faculty and administration, most of whom have advanced degrees.

Curriculum:College Preparatory; competitive admissions. The curriculum is designed to provide above average to superior students the preparation necessary for success, both in college and in later life. Through the Student Honor Council and the school’s Honor Code, the Academy strives to build personal integrity and character in every student.  

Test Requirements:An admissions test is given to all applicants in grades K-12.  Please see our website regarding specific information regarding testing (  Applicants must submit a transcript and teacher recommendations.  An interview is required for applicants in grades 6-12.

Registration:After February 17, 2017, we will accept applications and consider applicants as space permits.

Accreditation:Montgomery Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and is jointly accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.  The Academy is a member of The College Board, Educational Records Bureau, School Scholarship Service, Southern Association for College Admission Counseling, the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals, National Association for College Admission Counseling, Cum Laude Society, and the National, Southern, and Alabama Associations of Independent Schools, and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education. NAIS membership, in particular, is a hallmark of nationally competitive independent schools. 

Sports:Collectively, our athletic teams have earned over 65 state championships, more than any other public or private school in the River Region! There are 31 teams for boys and girls in grades 7-12 including, basketball, soccer, football, golf, tennis, baseball, softball, track, cross country, volleyball, swimming and cheerleading. Coaches are dedicated to bringing out the best in their players and to teaching the value of sportsmanship and teamwork. Students in grades K-9 participate in physical education classes where they can explore a variety of sports and fitness activities. Montgomery Academy’s Athletic Department provides all necessary equipment such as bats, balls, helmets, and all required padding for football. In addition, all team uniforms are provided with tennis being the only exception. Parents of students participating on MA sports teams may incur costs for team spirit packs. Spirit packs include items that enhance team spirit and unity, but are not required for participation.

Clubs:There are several clubs for students to join in the Lower, Middle and Upper School. These include:  Academy Ambassadors, Art Club, Bible Studies, Creative Writing Club, Drama Club, Dance Team, Environment Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Speech and Debate, Government Club, HEART-Community Service, Honor Council, Math Club, Peer Pals, Science Club, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Foreign Language Clubs and Honor Societies, and Yearbook. 

Tuition:Tuition at the Academy covers a hot nutritious lunch for the year in grades K-12, the enrollment deposit, admission to all home athletic events, snacks in grades K-5, most extracurricular and athletic team fees, a yearbook and all technology fees.  The Academy does not charge new family fees or building fees.  A separate bill for books and supplies (which will vary for each student and from year-to-year) and certain class trips is sent in the fall. 

Uniforms:Uniforms are required and are purchased by Lands’ End and/or Parker Uniforms.

Other: Head of School: Mr. Jay Spencer  Director of Admissions: Ms. Susannah Cleveland

Grades: K-12

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 334.272.8210




Edgewood Academy

5475 Elmore Road, Elmore, AL, 36025  map

Curriculum:Offers 2 diplomas - standard, dual enrollment; including advanced placement courses.

Test Requirements:Admissions test & evaluation of scholastic record

Registration:Applications accepted all year; testing begins January on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Accreditation:AISA since 1974 and Advanced ED (formerly known as SACS), NCPSA and CITA

Sports:Football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, cheerleading, peewee cheerleading, Golf, track and Pee-Wee/Termite football.

Clubs:National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, SGA, FCA, Spanish, Youth in Government, Drama, Beta, Accounting Team, First Priority, and Math Team.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (334) 567.5102 Headmaster: Clint Welch



Hooper Academy

360 Fischer Rd, Hope Hull, AL, 36043  map


Ages:K5 through 12th

Curriculum:Advanced and standard diplomas, music and computer K5-6th

Accreditation:AISA; SACS; AAIS  

Sports:Include football (grades 2-12), volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, track, softball, weight training, dance, cheerleading, and soccer.

Clubs:Scholar”s Bowl, National Honor Society, Science Club, Math Team, SGA, Performing Arts, Yearbook/Journalism, FCA, and Spanish.

Other: Extended care program available. Licensed Day Care program available on campus. 

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (334) 288.5980 Headmaster: Miriam Anderson 



Macon-East Academy

15396 Vaughn Road, Cecil, AL, 36013  map


Test Requirements:Tests given to K4, K5 & 1st grade; standardized scores 2-12

Accreditation:SACS, NCPSA, AISA and Alabama Association of Independent School

Sports:Basketball, football, baseball, soccer, golf, softball, deer hunt, volleyball and cheerleading

Clubs:Student Government, Technology Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Students, National Honor Society, Drama and Yearbook.

Other: Teacher-student ratio: Preschool: 12; K-6th: 18; grades 7-12: 24

Grades: K3 – 12

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (334) 277.6566 Headmaster: Glynn Lott



Montessori at Mulberry

2034 Clubview St, Montgomery, AL, 36106  map


Ages:12 months through Kindergarten

Curriculum:Each child is encouraged to reach his/her full potential in all areas of life.  The specific needs of individual children are met at each developmental level.  Our curriculum, which is challenging, interdisciplinary and real world related, provides a strong academic bridge to elementary school.

Test Requirements:Personal interview

Registration:Open as space permits.

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: (334) 265.7733 Terri Jackson



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