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Savannah Christian Preparatory School private

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS)

You’re invited!

Come experience Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s thriving school environment at the school’s upcoming open houses 9:30AM  Wednesday Oct. 23, Nov. 6, & Dec. 11 2019.

Meet teachers, administrators and other parents to see the SCPS mission in action.

Most importantly, come learn about the relationships which are at the heart of Savannah Christian Preparatory School.

Come see why, “It’s a great day to be a Raider!”

Register a Welcome Home Wednesday open house online here. 
Welcome Home Wednesdays – An Open House for Prospective Parents
Oct. 23, Nov. 6, and Dec. 11 2019
9:30AM – The Eckburg Center
Reservations not required but encouraged. Register online here. 

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More about SCPS

Savannah Christian Preparatory School (SCPS) is an independent, non-denominational PK-12 college prep Christian school.

Savannah Christian Preparatory School,  (912) 234-1653, www.savcps.com, On Facebook hereOn Twitter here.  Follow SCPS on Instagram at savannahchristianprep   Savannah Christian Preparatory School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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Savannah Open House Schools Country Day Elementary High School middle school

Savannah Country Day School

The Open House experience is the best way for families to gain a comprehensive view of the Country Day experience.

In addition to a campus tour, many current students and parents are present to share their experiences and answer questions. Guests also have the opportunity to meet with Country Day’s talented faculty, coaches, and fine arts instructors to learn more about the School’s outstanding programs.

For reservations or additional information, please contact Sonja Henry at 912-961-8824 or henry@savcds.org. This event is open to both parents and prospective students.

The program begins at 1:30PM Sun. Nov. 17 2019 in the Morrison Pangaea Garden @ Savannah Country Day School.

Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Dr., Savannah, GA 31419-2643, 912-925-8800, Savannah Country Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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Savannah schools Habersham School private

The Habersham School, Savannah

The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families.

These admissions events and tours are wonderful opportunities for parents to learn more about the distinctives of a Habersham education.

Learn more here. 

2019 open houses & admissions calendar

Oct. 1: 2020-21 Online Applications Open

Nov. 15: Early Childhood Open House | RSVP Here

Dec. 1: First Round Admissions

Dec. 6: Pre-K3 – 12th Grades Open House | RSVP Here

Dec. 10: Upper School Open House | RSVP Here

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About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
PK3-12th

The Habersham School opened its doors in fall 2012, seeking to restore education to its purest form. The academic foundation is built upon the time-honored tradition of classical, liberal arts education, where students are taught to question, to investigate, to dialogue and to create.

In contrast with the uncertainty and hectic pace of today’s world, Habersham offers a nurturing and orderly environment where all learning is firmly rooted in the immovable truth of Christ.

Meaning and purpose underpin every aspect of instruction, leading students to discover the joy of learning and the virtue of hard work. Further, the unique all-school House system builds rich tradition while fostering community, competition, service and student leadership.

The Habersham School, 505 E 54th St, Savannah, 31405 (912) 509-0540. On Facebook here. Follow on twitter@habershamschool & on Instagram here.  The Habersham School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Blessed Sacrament Savannah School private Catholic elementary

Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah

Pre-K or kindergarten searching in Savannah for the 2019-20 school year? Come tour the newly redone Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah.

See Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, music center, new lecture hall & new gym @ this landmark pre-K through 8th grade Savannah school.

Tours available by request. Call 912.356.6987.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament – a pre-K through 8th grade school – here.

BSS has what your child needs to go confidently into the future.

Email for more information: info@bss-savannah.org or call 912-356-6987.

Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah is still accepting applications for the current school year.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

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Savannah schools St. Peter Apostle Wilmington Island Chatham County private Catholic

St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah

PreK or Kindergarten searching in Savannah?

Come see all that St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer by taking a school tour or student visit.  To schedule either one or if you have any questions about the school, please call the school office at (912) 897-5224.

Visit. Tour. Explore.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. It’s located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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St. Andrew's School Savannah private

St. Andrew’s School

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Dec. 6 2018.

St. Andrew’s School
Ages 3-Grade 12
Savannah, GA

Reservations for an open house can be made by calling 897.4941, x. 452 or emailing hellew@saintschool.com

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2019-2020 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Thursday of each month
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 or email hellew@saintschool.com for more information or to reserve a spot

Schedule a tour.

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About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941 ext 452, www.saintschool.com , email hellew@saintschool.com On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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Benedictine Military School Savannah Chatham County private schools education

Benedictine Military School in Savannah

The best way to understand the atmosphere at Benedictine Military School in Savannah is to experience it first-hand.

You are encouraged to take advantage of Benedictine’s different visitation programs including an upcoming Open House in November 2019.

OPEN HOUSE

Held Nov. 3, 2019, the Open House is the kick-off to the admissions process. All eighth-grade students and parents are encouraged to attend. Benedictine also invites fifth- through seventh-grade students.

Prospective families can meet the faculty, take a student-led campus tour and attend information–packed sessions on various aspects of the school.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Nov. 3 2019, 2PM

Founded in 1902, Benedictine Military School is an all-male, Catholic, college preparatory day school educating young men in grades 9-12.

Benedictine Military School
6502 Seawright Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
(912) 644-7000

Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here. 

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • Oct. 1 2019 – Online Application Becomes Available
  • Nov. 3 2019 – Open House @ 2PM
  • Dec. 7 2019 – Admissions Test @ 8AM
  • Dec. 7 2019 – Parent Financial Aid Seminar @ 8:15AM
  • Jan. 11 2020 – Admissions Test @ 8AM
  • Jan. 15 2020 – Student Application Deadline
  • Jan. 15 2020 – Financial Aid Application Deadline

Benedictine Military School, 6502 Seawright Dr. Savannah, GA 31406, tel: (912) 644-7000, On Facebook here. Follow Benedictine on twitter here.  Benedictine Military School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

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Calvary Day School Savannah daycare childcare pre-school

Calvary Day School in Savannah

You & your family are invited to get a first-hand glimpse of all the amazing opportunities available for students in Pre-K through 12th grade at an open house Sun. Nov. 17 2019 @ Calvary Day School in Savannah.

Calvary Day School open houses are the perfect chance to see what today’s learners are doing to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Learn more here

Open House @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Sun. Nov.  17 2019, 2-4PM

Register online here for the Nov. open house.

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Private Tours

Private tours are also available throughout the school year from 9AM-2PM. To schedule your private tour, call Calvary admissions department at (912) 351-0700 or email admissions@calvarydayschool.com to schedule your tour.

To learn more about Calvary Day School, visit their website at www.calvarydayschool.com.

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Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave., Savannah 31404, Lower School tel: 912-351-2299; Upper School tel: 912-644-5080 email admissions@calvarydayschool.com
www.calvarydayschool.com On Facebook here. On Twitter here.  Follow Calvary Day School on Instagram here.  Calvary Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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St. James Catholic School, Savannah

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah has to offer!

Stay connected & informed about St. James Catholic School by liking them on Facebook here.

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school, visit www.stjameschargers.com or call (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.

St. James Catholic School
8412 Whitfield Ave.
Savannah GA 31406

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitfield Ave., Savannah, Georgia 31406, www.stjameschargers.com (912) 355-3132, email LatrelleFe@sjcs-savannahga.org.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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Veritas Academy in Savannah

Veritas Academy in Savannah offers a distinctive combination of substantive academics, genuine Christ-centered culture, and a format that tangibly engages the family.

Interested? Come find out how Veritas Academy’s classical, Christian, and covenantal education model is right for your children.

Veritas Academy
25 W Oglethorpe Ln
Savannah, GA 31401-3971

Stay connected with Veritas Academy by liking their page on Facebook here.  On Instagram here.

Veritas Academy , Pre-K through 12th grade,  25 W. Oglethorpe Lane., Savannah 31401, 912-238-1222,  email info@veritassavannah.org www.VeritasSavannah.org Veritas Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Risen Savior Christian Academy 

Come and see all that Risen Savior Christian Academy in Pooler has to offer.

NOW ENROLLING
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-5th grade (New grade added each year)
*Limited space in each classroom

Risen Savior Christian Academy
1755 Quacco Road
Pooler Ga. 313122
912.925.9431

Learn more: www.risensaviorgeorgia.com

Risen Savior Christian Academy offers preschool for ages 2, 3 and 4 year olds, Kindergarten and Grade 1-5.

Stay connected to Risen Savior Christian Academy by liking their Facebook page here. 

For more information, please call 912.925.9431.

Risen Savior Christian Academy, 1755 Quacco Road, Pooler, Ga. 313122, 912.925.9431 Risen Savior Christian Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

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PreK Savannah Public Schools Chatham County

Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2019-2020 school year

This free, state-funded Pre-K at some Savannah-Chatham public schools is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 residing in Chatham County.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 63 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes.  See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2019-20 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here Tuesday, February 20-March 7, 2019.

The 2019-2020 Lottery will run in April 2019.

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1. Details here. 

For additional information, please call 912-395-1330 or email Amanda.drought@sccpss.com

Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines. Please contact those facilities for their application deadlines.

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Charter Schools Savannah Chatham

Charter Schools in Savannah-Chatham County  

Elementary and middle school charter schools in Savannah-Chatham area have a separate application process and different deadlines. Contact the charter school of your choice for more detailed information on their application process.

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Susie King Taylor Community School, a community not just a school, is Savannah’s newest tuition free public charter school.

1709 Bull Street(corner of Bull St and 34th St)

​For questions, email info@sktcs.org

Learn more here: www.sktcs.org

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Oglethorpe Charter School(Middle School, 6th-8th grades) Application process is open. The application can be printed from Oglethorpe Charter School Web site or picked up from the school.

Applications for entry into the 2018-19 lottery will be accepted from December 1, 2017 until January 16, 2018. Applications must be completed and hand-delivered to OCS.

The 2019-2020 lottery will be conducted in the Martha Giddens Nesbit Theatre at OCS in early 2019. The lottery results will be posted on OCS’s website.

In order to allow parents to learn more about the programs that OCS has to offer, a series of enrollment information sessions will be held. The dates and times of the sessions can be found below.

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Savannah Classical Academy (Kindergarten-10th grade. Will expand to a K-12 school by 2019.)

​For questions, email info@scasav.org.

The 2019/20 Lottery Registration will be open in early 2019

  • Kindergarten – 11th Grade Openings for 2019-2020 school year.
  • All registrations will be online, with computers available at the school if needed for online access. Visit SavannahClassicalAcademy.org during the registration period to enter the lottery. You must fill out a registration for every sibling you wish to have in the lottery.

Learn more about the application process here.

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Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School(PreK4-5th grade) Apply online here. 

Guided Tours are every Wednesday @ 10 AM. Advanced registration is required by calling (912) 395-4070.

Learn more about the application process here.

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Tybee Island Maritime Academy (Kindergarten-5th grade)

Open Houses will give students and parents an opportunity to visit TIMA, ask questions and see school in session! Please RSVP to 912-395-4060 or via email at jennifer.fleming@sccpss.com.

Learn more about the application process here. 

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Choice programs (formerly known as specialty)

The application period is now open for grades kindergarten & older for Savannah-Chatham public schools for 2019-20 school year.  

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System offers 24 Choice Programs  (formerly called specialty schools) throughout the district.

The application process for the 2019-20 school year opened Jan. 5 2019 & closes Jan. 27 2019. Lottery notification is March 13 2019. Applications are available online here. 

SEE THE 2019 OPEN HOUSE DATES @ THESE CHOICE PROGRAM SCHOOLS HERE. 

Learn more about the various programs available & application dates here.

For information about the programs offered and the application/lottery process, visit the Choice Program Guide for information on eligibility criteria, the lottery process, frequently asked questions, and descriptions of each choice program. Contact information for each school can be found under the Site List tab.

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Preschools/Daycares/Pre-K

Savannah

Best Academy

Bible Baptist Church

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Calvary Early Learning Center

Childcare Network 

Children’s House

Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School

Eli’s Place

First Christian Preschool 

First Presbyterian Preschool

Hancock Day School 

Isle of Hope United Methodist Church Preschool

JEA Preschool Savannah

Kicklighter Academy

Maggie’s Morning School

Memorial Day School 

Mosaic Preschool (formerly New Covenant Preschool

The Sanctuary Learning & Development Center

Savannah Country Day’s The Little School

Savannah Christian Church’s Growing in the Son Preschool

Savannah Christian Preparatory School Daycare & Preschool

Savannah Montessori Academy

Savannah Youth University

Skidaway Island Presbyterian Preschool

St. Andrew’s School
FOLLOW WHAT SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM SAYS ABOUT ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL HERE.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School

St. James Catholic School Half Day/Full Day Preschool program, Pre-K through 8th grade school
FOLLOW WHAT SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM SAYS ABOUT ST. JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL HERE. 

St. John’s Children’s School 

St Paul’s Lutheran Preschool

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Veritas Academy

Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. , early childcare & pre-K

White Bluff United Methodist Pre School

Whitemarsh Day School

Wilmington Island Presbyterian Church – Pre-School

Wilmington Island United Methodist Preschool and Mother’s Morning Out

Windsor Forest Baptist Church preschool program

Richmond Hill

The Children’s Village

First Christian Academy

Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool 

St. Elizabeth’s Preschool at St. Elizabeth’s of Hungary church

Pooler

Risen Savior Christian Academy

Trinity United Methodist Church Preschool

Bluffton, S.C.

Amazing Creations

Bluffton Early Childhood Learning Center

The Children’s Center

Cross Schools Cross Early Childhood Center

Kids College

Lowcountry Day Preschool

May River Montessori

Riverside Children’s Academy

Hilton Head Is. S.C.

All Saints Preschool @ All Saints Episcopal Church

Christ Lutheran Preschool 

First Presbyterian Preschool 

Island Lutheran Preschool

Island Rec Center Mothers’ Morning Out

Hilton Head Early Childhood Center 

Hilton Head Preparatory School

Providence Children’s Center @ Providence Presbyterian Church

Sea Pines Montessori

St. Luke’s Church Preschool

Toddler University Learning Center

To advertise a school at the top of this list or to have a school added to the general list, email anne@southernmamas.com

FOR SAVANNAH-CHATHAM PUBLIC SPECIALITY SCHOOLS THAT OFFER FREE, LOTTERY-FUNDED PRE-K, CLICK HERE

Note: Families seeking to find child care in Savannah can contact Early Start Child Care Resource & Referral Agency at Savannah Technical College by clicking here. You will receive information on identifying quality child care as well as a free list of registered/licensed child care providers in the region.  You can investigate child care quality by viewing the child care licensing reports on the Bright from the Start website.