Academics at Shepherd’s Hill Academy
The highly-trained educators at Shepherd’s Hill Academy are dedicated to helping your child succeed academically. Our Academic Program is designed to promote excellence by combining structure, high academic standards, individualized attention and a biblical worldview.
We provide a fully comprehensive list of courses that meet the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). By providing coursework in line with the Georgia state requirements, our students can receive a standard high school diploma, apply for HOPE scholarships (GA residents), and participate in NCAA programs in their postsecondary endeavors.
Shepherd’s Hill Academy combines Georgia state requirements with rigorous course materials featuring a Christian worldview. Many other additional resources are also utilized by our academic team to ensure the best possible education for your child.
Courses Available at Shepherd’s Hill Academy
Shepherd’s Hill Academy provides courses in the following subject areas:
- Social Studies
- Foreign Language
Specific course information, including student learning requirements, can be found on the Georgia Department of Education website.
Academic Program Success
Shepherd’s Hill Academy provides individualized attention, small class sizes and goal/success planning. Our students are provided with one of the best options for paving the way to a successful future.
Approximately 70-80% of Shepherd’s Hill Academy high school graduates are accepted into a postsecondary program prior to graduation. Our principal and staff work directly with each student to find the best college, vocational or workplace fit for their passion, skillset and dreams.
Preparation for Your Student’s Academic Future
In addition to rigorous courses coupled with individualized learning plans for each student, Shepherd’s Hill Academy offers a variety of options for furthering your child’s education.
Should your student require courses that are not currently offered at Shepherd’s Hill Academy, our academy is able to utilize Georgia Virtual School to provide elective classes for your child.
Elective courses such as Business and Shop classes are also held on campus in order to give students a well rounded and advanced education.
Students excelling academically who desire to pursue post-secondary institutions are given SAT/ACT preparation courses. Shepherd’s Hill Academy will also work with the student and staff to set up the child’s SAT or ACT testing, transporting them to the test location.
For exceptional students, dual enrollment may also be an added benefit of the academy at Shepherds Hill. SHA is currently working with Toccoa Falls College, a 4-year private post-secondary institution, to offer virtual dual enrollment courses to students at Shepherd’s Hill Academy.
Whether your student wishes to pursue a 2-year, 4-year or vocational academic environment after their time at Shepherd’s Hill Academy, our principal and team will work individually with your family to create a plan of success for your teen. This could include on-site college visits, recruiter visits, additional research, scholarship applications, and more.