Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a Pre-K - 12th grade independent boarding and day school located in the southern foothills of the Appalachian mountains.

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About Us

Centrally located within two hours from Atlanta GA, Asheville NC, and Greenville SC, Rabun Gap combines its strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people eager to learn and grow.  Our community nurtures and challenges students from diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service. 


Deciding on a school that will prepare you for college is too important to leave up to chance, and we are delighted that you are considering Rabun Gap.  Our Admission team looks forward to helping you on this important journey, and are ready to guide you as you explore how you can Lead the Way at Rabun Gap.


Rabun Gap offers a classical liberal arts curriculum and a wide array of cultural activities on and off campus. Our faculty are passionate about their subjects and dedicated to student success. They will challenge you, believe in you, and inspire you. Come to Rabun Gap, and be prepared for college and life.


Whether you fly through the air on a trapeze in our Cirque program, perform on stage in one of our many theater and dance productions, create a sculpture or painting for entry into area art competitions, or hone your vocal or instrumental musical skills in chorus and orchestra, the Rabun Gap Fine and Performing Arts program will nurture and feed your interest -- and may even help you discover a new passion!

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The Rabun Gap Athletic Program is both competitive and inclusive.  The small size of our school means that everyone who wants to participate in athletics generally can.  In an environment where all students are encouraged to get involved, you will have the opportunity to learn and hone your skills to develop a competitive edge in a way you wouldn’t in a larger program.

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Community Life

Rabun Gap isn’t just an education – it's a way of life!  Our dedicated Student Life team, residential life team, and faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students experience life at Rabun Gap to its fullest.  Developing interests -- both new and well established -- is a key goal of the Rabun Gap educational experience.  Schedule a visit today to learn more about Campus Life at Rabun Gap!

Ways to Give

Throughout its history, Rabun Gap has had the philanthropic support of others to ensure the continued academic excellence and success of students.  The generosity and faith of friends, parents, faculty and staff, and alumni have paved the way for future generations of students to experience the tradition of Work Study Worship found at Rabun Gap. Gifts of any size significantly impact the School community and the education experience of every Rabun Gap student.

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  • Our Family of Funds

    How will you give? Whether you choose to support Rabun Gap's greatest needs through the Fund for Excellence or any of the other funds presented here, a gift of any size will significantly impact the school community and the educational experience of every Rabun Gap student.  Click here to learn more.
  • Supporting Scholarships

    Scholarship support provides need-based financial assistance and some merit-based awards to students who might not otherwise be able to attend Rabun Gap.  Cornerstone Scholars and Presbyterian Fellows Scholarship are two initiatives that offer opportunities for support of Rabun Gap’s commitment to academic excellence. Click here to learn more.
  • Legacy Giving

    Including the School in your estate plans helps to support the Endowment, financial aid and scholarships, faculty, and grounds and facilities for future generations.  Click here to learn more.
  • Endowment

    Rabun Gap’s Endowment Fund helps the School sustain the pursuit of excellence by providing long-term financial security for the future.  Gifts to the Rabun Gap endowment help to ensure the School continues its mission of educating young people for lives of purpose and service. Click here to learn more.
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12, located in Rabun Gap, GA. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we combine our strong academic program, mountain setting, and Presbyterian heritage to inspire young people who are eager to learn and grow.

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School does not discriminate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, disability, creed, or national origin.