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 cocurricular 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 –


  • 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

High School Grades 9 – 12

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

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)

Core Courses and Electives

English Social Science Mathematics Science Foreign Language/Electives
English Literature and Composition-9 Government/Economics Algebra 1 & 2 and Honors Algebra 1 & 2 Physical Science Spanish 1-2
English Literature and Composition-10 U.S. History Geometry and Honors Geometry Biology 1 and 2 Communications
American Literature World History Pre-Calculus and Honors Pre-Calculus Chemistry Art/Graphic Design
British Literature World Religions Trigonometry STEAM Band/Choir/Orchestra
Speech Music Appreciation

0.5 credit for Health and 0.5 credit for Physical Education is required. Virtual Learning Classes (during school hours).

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.

Colleges Attended: 2014 – 2017

Anderson College Atlanta Art Institute Aureus University
Bentley College Berry College Birmingham Southern
Bob Jones University Boston College Brewton Parker College
Citadel Converse Emmanuel Georgia
Fordham University Georgia Gwinnett Georgia Perimeter
Georgia Southern University Georgia State University Grand Canyon University
Gwinnett Tech Kansas State University Kennesaw State
Morehouse College Newberry College North Georgia University
North West Arkansas Community Oglethorpe University Penn State
Sewanee University Toccoa Falls College University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine University of Georgia University of Rochester

Additional Colleges that Accepted KHCS Students – Class of 16/17

Air Force Academy Binghamton University Boston University
Cedarville University Clark Atlanta University Georgia Tech
Hofstra University Michigan State University Northeastern University
Ohio State University Purdue University Savannah College of Art and Design
Texas A&M University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz University of California, San Diego University of Connecticut
University of Florida University of Illinois, Urbana University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Miami University of Texas, Austin University of Washington
Valdosta State University Virginia Military Institute Virginia Tech
Wingate University

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