We are pleased that you are considering Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School.

If you haven't already spoken to an admission counselor, we encourage you to call 706-746-7720 or e-mail admissions@rabungap.org to ask questions, request materials, or schedule a campus visit. If you would like to have printed materials sent to you, please select Request Information and follow the instructions.

Lower School Applicants

We are excited that you are applying to Rabun Gap! The first step is to fill out the application. The online application reduces paper and allows us to process your application quickly. This process is user friendly and allows you to enter information 24-hours a day.

Applicants may Request Information or Apply Online. You will be prompted to establish a user name and password, and then complete the forms. The non-refundable online application fee is $50. If you prefer, we can send a printed application package – the printed application processing fee is $85.

We are now considering applications on a rolling basis, space permitting. Please contact the Admission Office to inquire about space. 

The Admission Office at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is your direct resource for answers to any questions that may arise as you move through the application process. If at any time you need further assistance, please call us at 706-746-7720 or email us at admission@rabungap.org. We look forward to getting to know your family during the admission process.

Checklist for Lower School Applicants

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  • Form & Fee

    The application must be completed by both the applicant and parent(s) or guardian. Applicants should give thoughtful consideration to all questions and respond in their own words. We encourage all applicants to apply online. The online application reduces paper and allows us to process your application more quickly. The process is user friendly and allows you to enter data 24/7, using secure and customized forms, with a pause-and-resume option and click of a button to submit the completed application to us. All you need to do is click on the Apply Online link, establish a user name and password, and then complete the forms. However, if you prefer, we will gladly send you a hard copy of the application. The application fee is non-refundable and a discount is offered for families using the online option.

    Parents, if you are completing the paper application, please carefully complete all sections of the Parent Questionnaire, then return it with the application and application fee to the Admission Office. This form is required and must be in the applicant's file before the file will be presented to the Admission Committee. Please be assured that all information in the questionnaire will be treated in a confidential manner. The online application fee is $50 and the hard copy or printed application is $85.
  • Campus Visit

    A parent campus visit is required. We prefer to arrange the campus visit after a student's application is on file. Please call the Admissions Office at 706-746-7720 to schedule an appointment. 
  • Transcripts & Report Cards

    For applicants who are enrolled in a school, parent(s) or guardian must sign a Release of Records form requesting an official copy of your child's school record. Please give the Release of Records to the appropriate official at your child's current school with instructions to mail the school record to the Admission Office. The school record must include past grade reports, recent grade reports, attendance and discipline records, and any standardized aptitude and achievement test scores. You may get this form from the admission office: admission@rabungap.org or 706-746-7720.
  • Evaluation & Recommendation Forms

    Grades K-3
    Once you begin the online application, you may electronically submit the appropriate evaluation form to the student's teachers. You will need the evaluator's email address. An optional recommendation form is available and may be completed by the child's minister, coach, fine arts teacher, scout leader, or other interested adult.

    Grades 4-5
    Once you begin the online application, you may electronically submit the three evaluation forms to the following individuals where relevant: principal or counselor, English teacher, and math teacher. Please request that they return the completed forms directly to the Admission Office as soon as possible. An optional recommendation form is available and may be completed by the child's minister, coach, fine arts teacher, scout leader, or other interested adult.
  • Academic Evaluation

    We will offer academic evaluations on the following dates on our campus. Students will be assessed on academic and social readiness to enter the grade to which they are applying. Assessment takes about one hour and includes playtime for students applying to grades Pre-K4 to 2nd.

    Please contact the admission office to schedule a date and time for the assessment:
    October 22nd
    November 12th
    December 3rd

    Rising PreK4 – 3rd: 9:00, 10:00, 11:00
    Rising 4th and 5th: 1:00

    Families with children in both testing age groups may choose to have all children test at the 1:00 time.

Lower School Viewbook

Contact the Admission Team

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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.