Pre/Lower School Admission Season is Here!

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Pre/Lower School Admission Season is Here!

Prospective Pre/Lower School families: please join us for one or more upcoming events, including Ride the Slide Day, Lower School Preview Day, and the Preschool/Grade 1 Open House! Click the link for more information.
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Note:  The directions below are to the main entrance of the school, which is located at 1281 Spartan Lane, Athens.  There is also an athletic entrance to the school on Hwy 441 (Macon Hwy) located 1/4 mile north of Spartan Lane (across from Friendship Presbyterian Church).  Please use the athletic entrance for all sporting events.

Spartan Lane Entrances

There are three entrances on Spartan Lane.

  • Main Entrance at the bottom of the hill:  Use this for access to the Chambers Center, Upper School, Bertelsmann Building (plays and performances), Myers Gallery in Science and Art, Admissions, Headmaster's Office, Business Office, Development Office.
  • Second Entrance across from Mason Mill Road:  Use this for access to Lower School, Middle School, and the Old Gym.
  • Third Entrance at the top of the hill: Further up the hill to the Harrison Center for Arts and Preschool, use this for access to the Preschool as well as for Pre/Lower School class plays and select events including guest speakers and band/choral performances.

Directions

List of 10 items.

  • Coming from Atlanta

    take I-85 North past Gwinnett Place Mall to Rt. 316 East towards Athens. As you pass the Oconee Connector, (just before you get to Home Depot)-look for the UGA Football stadium sign and merge right onto the Athens By-Pass (Loop 10). Take the next exit (Watkinsville-441 South)-and turn right onto Macon Highway 441 S. At the third light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming from Conyers

    from (Interstate-20) take Rt. 138 north to Monroe and merge with Rt. 78 East towards Athens. Take the Rt. 316 East exit off of 78 and continue towards Athens. As you pass the Oconee Connector, (just before you get to Home Depot)-look for the UGA Football stadium sign and merge right onto the Athens By-Pass (Loop 10). Take the next exit (Watkinsville-441 South)-and turn right onto Macon Highway 441 S. At the third light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from north (Commerce) on Rt. 441

    take the 441 by-pass south (left turn under the bridge) and stay on the by-pass until you see the Rt. 441 South Exit to Watkinsville. Take the loop exit and then continue south towards Watkinsville. At the fourth light, take a left onto Spartan Lane, proceed down the hill and make a left into the main entrance.
  • Coming to Athens from Jefferson on Rt. 129

    just past Athens Country Club on the left, look for and take the Athens by-pass (right turn). Take the fourth exit (Watkinsville-441 South) and turn right onto Macon Highway (441-S). At the third light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from north (Danielsville) on Rt. 29

    take the Athens by-pass and follow signs to Watkinsville-441 south. Take the loop exit and then continue south towards Watkinsville. At the fourth light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from Winder on Rt. 29

    follow Rt. 29 all the way past Georgia Square Mall and take a right onto the Athens By-Pass. Take the Watkinville-441 South exit and turn right onto Macon Highway (441-S). At the third light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from Winder on Rt. 53

    follow 53 over Rt. 316, then cross over Rt. 78 and continue past the North Oconee High School and after a few more miles the Oconee Co High School. At the next light continue straight for another mile or so and deadend into Rt. 441. Take a left (north) and at the first light take a right onto Spartan Lane. The school is one half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from the east (Lexington) on Rt. 78

    take the Athens By-pass (left turn) and then look for Rt. 441 south towards Watkinsville. Take the loop exit and then continue south towards Watkinsville. At the fourth light, take a left onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming to Athens from the south (Madison) on 441

    go around Watkinsville on the By-pass . About one mile past Hog Mountain Road (which is on the left), take a right onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.
  • Coming from the south (Greensboro)

    take Rt. 15 north to Watkinsville., go through Watkinsville and take a right onto the Athens by-pass (north). About one mile past Hog Mountain Road (which is on the left), take a right onto Spartan Lane. The school is one-half mile on the left—1281 Spartan Lane.

Contact Us

Address: 1281 Spartan Lane, Athens, GA 30606

Main Phone Number: 706-549-9225

Main Fax Number
: 706-354-3775

Admission
: 706-433-2599

Preschool
: 706-433-2540

Lower School
: 706-433-2510

Middle School
: 706-433-2520

Upper School
: 706-433-2530

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An independent school for grades K3-12