The mission of Atlanta Classical Academy is to develop students in mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.
Atlanta Classical Academy serves students in grades K-12. Any student currently zoned to attend an Atlanta Public School is eligible to attend.
- School Life
COLLEGE ADVISINGCollege advising at Atlanta Classical Academy focuses on academic achievement, extracurricular pursuits, and post-graduation plans, with a particular focus on the junior and senior years.
- News & Events
Atlanta Classical Academy publishes The Chronicle as our feature newsletter for ACA families and friends of the school.
Parents can access their student's class schedules, attendance records, and grades, as well as update their contact information, through Infinite Campus.
- Get Involved
Through Atlanta Classical’s PTCA, committed parents and citizens like you will strengthen our school and our community.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Hawkins began his Latin studies in the seventh grade at The Westminster Schools and has continued his studies in his adulthood. He graduated cum laude from Williams College and earned his law degree from the University of Virginia. He then practiced law for twenty years, first at King & Spalding, then for over a decade in Asia, followed by several years back in Atlanta at The Coca-Cola Company. He taught both at the university level and in law school before joining Atlanta Classical in 2015.
Mr. Hawkins and his wife, Yayoi, have a son, Shin, who attends (and loves) Atlanta Classical Academy.