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Savannah private schools St. James Catholic School

St. James Catholic School in Savannah 

Pre-K or Kindergarten searching for 2018-19? You’re invited to a Pre-K and Kindergarten Open House at St. James Catholic School in Savannah  9:30AM Tues. Jan. 9 2018.

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.

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Pre-K and K Open House 9:30AM Tues. Jan. 9 2018

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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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Savannah Christian Preparatory School Savannah private schools

Savannah Christian Preparatory School

You’re invited!

Tailor-made just for you, come sample a day in the life of a student in Savannah Christian Preparatory School’s thriving school environment.

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.

It’s the way in which SCPS professionals care for your child and family that will make your whole family feel at home on our Chatham Parkway campus.

Register for a Welcome Home Wednesday open house online here.  Or email Debbie Fairbanks, Director of Admissions at dfairbanks@savcps.com or call the admissions’ office at 912.721.2114.

Welcome Home Wednesday open houses begin at 9:30AM and will last between 60-90 minutes. The open house starts at the admissions’ office, which is the first building on the left on the Chatham Parkway campus.

What can you expect at a Welcome Home Wednesday?  Parents can expect a brief school overview followed by a tour with personal interaction with teachers, administrators, and students.  If a Welcome Home Wednesday event date is not convenient, please schedule a personal meeting and tour for you when you are available.

Learn more here. 

Welcome Home Wednesday Open Houses 
9:30AM @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Jan. 10 2018
Jan. 24 2018
Feb. 14 2018

More about SCPS

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

The school was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2011, 2014 & 2017 & named Best Private School in Savannah Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017.

SCPS teacher Tracy Brown was named Georgia’s 2017 Teacher of the Year.

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 schools Hancock Day School private pre-K

Hancock Day School 

Are you interested in applying to Hancock Day School in Savannah ?

You’re invited to attend one of Hancock’s Admission Previews so you can see first hand the experience Hancock offers.

Hancock Day School in Savannah develops the whole student by instilling values, knowledge and skills to become as an independent, self-reliant, lifelong learning with strength of character to make positive contributions in our ever-changing world.

Hancock offers grades Pre-K through 8th grade.

Admissions Previews 
Thurs. Jan. 11 2018, 9:15AM

Hancock Day School
6600 Howard Foss Dr.
Savannah, GA 31406
912.351.4500

Hancock Day School, www.hancockdayschool.org, 6600 Howard Foss Drive, Savannah, 31406 tel. 912-351-4500 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Hancock Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

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Stain Peter the Apostle School Savannah Open House Wilmington Island

St. Peter the Apostle School 

Come to an open house to see all that St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer at an open house Sun. Jan. 28, 10AM-1PM.

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.

Open House

Sunday, January 28 10AM-1PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Learn more here.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are 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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Savannah private schools Benedictine Military School

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 this January 2018.

OPEN HOUSE

Prospective families are invited to a Benedictine Military School open house Jan. 11, 2018.

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

Learn more here.

Benedictine Military School Open House, Thurs. Jan. 11 2018, 6:30PM.

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

Freshman applicants must also take the Admissions Test.  Learn more about Benedictine’s admissions process here.

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

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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Savannah schools St Andrew's School

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action @ an open house 9AM Thurs. Oct. 5 2017.

Call to make a reservation 912-897-4941 ext. 452

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2017 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Thursday of each month
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

Open Houses
1st Thursday of every month at 9AM
Jan. 4
Feb. 1
March 1

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, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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blessed sacrament school savannah open house private Catholic schools

Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah 

Find out all that Blessed Sacrament School in Savannah has to offer.

Come to the open house at this pre-K through 8th grade school. See Blessed Sacrament’s new, state of the art science lab, art room, media center, music center, new lecture hall and new gym.

Open Houses @ Blessed Sacrament School
PreK-Kindergarten Round-Up, Thurs. Dec. 7 2017, 9AM-10:30AM
Sun. Jan. 28 2018, 11AM-2PM

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

About Blessed Sacrament School 

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School 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 Habersham School private

The Habersham School, Savannah

The Habersham School in Savannah offers several open houses for prospective families during 2017-2018.

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

Open Houses
Click the appropriate link to RSVP.

January 12, 2018 | All Grades (Pre-K3 – 12th) Open House

January 26, 2018 | 8th – 12th Grades Open House

February 23, 2018 | All Grades (Pre-K3 – 12th) Open House

Application Rounds
December and January | First Round Admissions
February | Second Round Admissions
March and beyond | Rolling Admissions

Learn more here, 

Questions? Call or email Director of Admissions, Chaston Hart, at 912-509-0540 or email admissions@thehabershamschool.org.

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About The Habersham School

The Habersham School, Savannah
Enrollment: 230
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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Savannah Country Day School Open House Fall 2017

The Savannah Country Day School 

Visit The Savannah Country Day School campus and learn more about the Country Day difference.

By design, Savannah Country Day events are both informative and comfortable for parents and children. Additionally, they provide the children with the experience of being part of Savannah Country Day School and allow the admissions staff and faculty opportunities to know and appreciate the children applying for admission.

Savannah Country Day School (JK-12) is a Savannah preeminent college preparatory school providing a rigorous, supportive learning environment, especially for students who wish to challenge themselves with high expectations.

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 Calvary Day 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 @ 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 Houses @ Calvary Day School, 4625 Waters Ave, Savannah

Sun. Jan 21 2018, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. Feb 11 2018, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. Mar 25, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

Sun. April 8, 2-4PM
Wilder Chapel

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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) 351-2299 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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Veritas Academy Taste classics Savannah private schools

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? Attend the Veritas Academy in Savannah 3rd annual fundraiser, A Taste of the Classics, on Feb. 16, 2018.

This year they’re excited to feature a concert from The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra!

Not only will this elegant evening include an eleven-piece band, there will be hors-d’oeuvres, games and a live auction, all at the beautiful Mansion Hotel Ballroom on Forsyth Park.

RSVP in the event page A Taste of the Classics 2018 to stay up to date on live auction items and raffles!

Order tickets online here. 

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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Savannah Pooler Schools Risen Savior Christian Academy

 

Risen Savior Christian Academy 

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

OPEN HOUSE:  Sun. Jan 27 2018, 10AM-Noon

NOW ENROLLING
Preschool – ages 2-4
Elementary – K-4th 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 1-4.

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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free pre-K programs 2017-18 Savannah public schools

Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2018-2019 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 61 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes with additional classes at Coastal Empire Montessori.  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 2018-19 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here Tuesday, February 20-March 6, 2018.
The 2018-2019 Lottery will run on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

The deadline to submit required documents to one of the selected schools is March 7, 2017. Applications cannot be processed without these documents.

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

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.

Open Houses:

Sun Jan 7th – 1:30-3:30pm
Sat Feb 3rd – 9:30-11:30am

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 2017-2018 lottery will be conducted in the Martha Giddens Nesbit Theatre at OCS on January 18, 2018 at 9 AM. The lottery results will be posted on OCS’s website on January 19, 2018 by noon.

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.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5 PM

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5 PM

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9 AM

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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 2018/19 Lottery Registration will be open from: JAN. 6 – FEB. 16 2018

  • Kindergarten – 11th Grade Openings for 2018-2019 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)

Two upcoming Open House Dates for Prospective Students for the 2018-2019 School Year!

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017: 9:30am-11:00am
&
Monday, Jan. 8, 2018: 5:00pm-6:00pm

These 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 open houses 2018

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

Interested in enrolling your child in one of the various Savannah-Chatham Public School choice programs including kindergartens for 2018-19?

The application process for the 2018-19 school year opens Jan. 6 2018 & closes Jan. 28 2018. Lottery notification is March 6 2018. Applications will be available online here.

(Choice programs include public schools such as Garrison Elementary, J.G. Smith Elementary, Charles Ellis Montessori Academy etc. which either don’t have an attendance zone/neighborhood district or they also accept children outside of their attendance zone/neighborhood district).

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

Explore the Savannah-Chatham County Public School website to find the program best suited to your child. 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 

The 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 
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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.