School Profile


Top Christian Schools in the Atlanta Area

As one of the leading Christian schools in the area, Killian Hill Christian School is the Gwinnett County area choice in K4–12 education for Christian families. We equip our students with an unmatched combination of spiritual and moral training in God’s Word, personal and social development, academic excellence, and co-curricular involvement—all within a safe and loving, Christian environment. What makes us one of the top Christian schools in the Atlanta area? The answer is simple. Killian Hill has a strong community of parents, faculty, and staff members dedicated in preparing our students to be Christian leaders of the future. We hope you’ll take a moment to explore the additional information, provided below, about our Christian school. If you live in the Atlanta area and would like to schedule a visit to Killian Hill or have someone from our school contact you, please reach out via our Contact page.


Dr. Douglas J. Abels, Head of School –

Doug Dawson, Secondary Principal –

Matt Lewis, Guidance Counselor –

Nick Brown, Elementary Principal

John Allan, Academic Dean and Science Department Head


  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Georgia Private School Accreditation Council (GAPSAC)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancED SACS)


  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Georgia Association of Christian Schools (GACS)
  • Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association (GICAA)
  • North Atlanta Metro League (NAML)

Program Highlights

KHCS Core Courses and Electives


High School (Grades 9-12) Opportunities

  • Leadership Development
  • Fine Arts
  • Debate/Quiz Bowl
  • National Honors Society
  • Fine Arts
  • Student-Led Clubs
  • Athletics 

Graduation Requirements

Complete 23 credits of courses plus one year of Bible for each year in attendance

Transcript Abbreviations

Computer codes found on a KHCS transcript:

AP – Advanced Placement (5.0 classes)

CP – College Prep (4.0 classes)

D CP – Distance Learning College Prep (4.0 classes)

D AP – Distance Learning Advanced Placement (5.0 classes)

DE – Duel Enrolment (5.0 classes)

Advanced Placement/College Courses

  • Advanced Placement Calculus AB
  • Advanced Placement Physics
  • Advanced Placement English Composition
  • Duel Enrollment Classes

Approximately 80% of KHCS students take one or more AP/college level courses.