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 to preparing our students to be Christian leaders of the future. We hope you will take a moment to explore the additional information provided below about our Christian school. Also, visit our Contact page if would like to schedule a tour or speak with someone from our admissions office.


Dr. Douglas J. Abels, Head of School – 

Doug Dawson, Secondary Principal –

Matt Lewis, Guidance Counselor –

Kimberly Porterfield, 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 Private & Parochial Schools (GAPPS)

Program Highlights

KHCS Core Courses and Electives


High School (Grades 9-12) Opportunities

  • Leadership Development
  • Fine Arts
  • Quiz Bowl, Math, & Robotics Teams
  • National Honor 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 – Dual Enrollment (5.0 classes)

Advanced Placement/College Courses

  • Advanced Placement Calculus AB
  • Advanced Placement Calculus BC
  • Advanced Placement Physics C
  • Advanced Placement English Literature & Composition
  • Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles
  • Advanced Placement Biology
  • Advanced Placement Psychology
  • Advanced Placement Computer Science A
  • Advanced Placement US History
  • Advanced Placement World History
  • Dual Enrollment Classes

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