Welcome to our Virtual Discover Darlington video series! Hear from Head of School Brent Bell as he welcomes you to the Lakeside.
We believe that the promise and potential of a student is unrelated to their financial background. Between need-based financial aid, merit scholarships, the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, our Alumni Legacy Award, and our payment plans, we are committed to making educational opportunities available and affordable to as many academically qualified students as possible. If you want to be here, we try to do everything we can to help. Hear from Director of Financial Aid Carolyn Brearley ('99) as she shares the many options available to Darlington Students.
Darlington School’s Teaching and Learning Center provides individualized academic support to students pre-K to 12 with identified learning differences. Our learning specialists work directly with students in the Center and in the classroom to help them achieve academic success. Hear from Scott and Tonya Greene as they share more about the Teaching and Learning Center as well as Darlington's Accelerated Learning Program for Dyslexia.
Technology is integrated into all aspects of learning at Darlington School (because our world requires it). Darlington has a responsibility to develop students who are digitally capable, literate, discerning, and responsible. We believe that the best way to accomplish this goal is to create a technologically-infused environment in the classroom and throughout all learning environments. In this video you'll hear from Beth Wardlaw, technology integration coordinator, as she shares more about Darlington's approach to technology.
A child's first school experience will shape the way they learn for life. That's why Darlington's primary grades program (pre-K to 2) is all about nurturing confidence and curiosity. In Darlington's lower grades (3-5), we strive to connect the natural curiosity within each child with a love of learning.In this video you'll hear from teachers and administrators who share more about Darlington's approach to learning in our youngest students.
Hear from middle school teachers at Darlington School as they share their philosophies and teaching styles and take a deeper dive into 6 to 8 academics.
Darlington knows that early adolescence is chock full of complex social, emotional, and intellectual needs - and we're here to meet them all. Guided by a challenging, developmentally appropriate program, we're committed to educating you as a whole, unique person. Your knowledge and skills are developed through opportunities and experiences that foster critical thinking, curiosity, creativity, and problem solving. Learning specialists, teachers, coaches, and administrators work collaboratively to understand how you learn in a creative and stimulating environment.
Darlington's pre-K to 2 students begin to explore self-expression and the world around them as we introduce them to a rich arts education through music, theater and visual arts. Hear from Fine Arts Director Kim Tunnell as she shares Darlington's approach to art in grades pre-K to 2.
Students at Darlington School in grades 3 to 8 pursue many curiosities in art and music. Hear from Fine Arts Director Kim Tunnell as she shares Darlington's approach to art in grades 3 to 8.
In the past year, over 90 percent of our middle school students participated in at least one school sport. In this video, hear from Chris Eberhart, middle school athletic coordinator, as he shares Darlington's approach to athletics for our students in grades 6 to 8.
At Darlington's Upper School, we commit fully to the whole student, valuing each person for his or her individual strengths. We hold that greatness emerges not from classroom vigor alone, but from a symphony of intellectual, physical, and philosophical inspirations. In this video you'll hear from Chad Woods, Upper School director, as he shares more about Darlington's approach to academics in grades 9-12.
Life at Darlington's Upper School goes far beyond academics. Whether it's languages, service work, robotics, or something else entirely, there is a place at Darlington that will empower you to uncover and explore the things you love.
In this video you'll hear from Jennifer Rundles, associate dean of student life, and Brant Evans, dean of student life, as they share more about student life for grades 9-12.
Imagine a place where your individuality and independence is welcome. Where you're a trusted member of a real community. Where you feel the pride and satisfaction of coming together for the greater good. A place where you can learn and discover new things, but that still feels familiar. This is boarding at Darlington School.
In this video you'll hear from Jennifer Rundles, associate dean of student life, and Brant Evans, dean of student life, as they share a glimpse into the boarding experience at Darlington.
In Darlington's Upper School arts programs, you'll hone your craft and skill as you do advanced course work, prep for college and auditions, experience gallery showings, and prepare for a life filled with artistic passion and skill. Hear from Fine Arts Director Kim Tunnell as she shares more about the Arts in grades 9-12.
Our athletic program offers you everything you'd expect from a private school. However, the Darlington athletic program is so much more. Our 11 boys' and 12 girls' varsity teams focus on the core values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and respect. Our premier athletic academies also offer exceptional students the opportunity to train and hone their talents while preparing for college opportunities. When you play competitive sports at Darlington, you won't just walk off the field as a better athlete; you'll walk into life as a better person.
In this video you'll hear from Eddie Guth, athletic director, as he shares more about Darlington's Athletics program.
The only golf academy in Georgia with a boarding component, Coosa Junior Golf Academy at Darlington School develops the highest potential in every player by integrating a strong academic curriculum, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and professional instruction on the course. Hear from Brian Albertson, Golf Academy director, as he shares more about this specialized program.
he only tennis academy in Georgia with a boarding component, Darlington School Tennis Academy develops the highest potential in every player by integrating a strong academic curriculum, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, and professional instruction. Hear from Becky Opoien, Tennis Academy director, as she shares more about this unique program.
Darlington School Soccer Academy enrolls highly motivated student-athletes who share a common goal – to obtain a premier college-preparatory education and elite soccer training within a single, competitive program. The vast majority of our graduates go on to play in collegiate soccer programs across the United States. Hear from Chad Liddle, Soccer Academy director, as he shares more about this unique program