We are continuously impressed by the quality of education that our son is receiving. This is our son's second year at OMA. The art and music programs are truly amazing. The teachers do an excellent job at teaching the fundamentals and children are taught the next higher grade's curriculum (so that first
... Read more grade learns second grade math, etc.). This is challenging, but not to the point of frustration and the homework is not overbearing. The teachers are great - patient, caring, and very devoted to the students. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/21/13
This is my daughter's first year attending Oak Mountain Academy's Lower School. She loves her teachers and classes. OMA has made her feel welcomed and accepted. She is being challenged academically and she is striving. If you are looking for a school in the West Georgia area - check OMA out - you will
... Read more be surprised at the number of opportunties for students. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/24/12
After several years of paying top dollar for (what we thought was) a high quality school, we learned that my child had not been taught the basics for reading. When my child started begging me to go to another school, we knew there was a problem. We had to get a specialized tutor to assist in catching
... Read more up to grade level! We should have know earlier, when most classmates left before us. NOT worth the money! Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/10/12
I am very disappointed in this school. I am a student who has gone there for 4 years and have not liked it at all. If you are looking tho place your child in OMA, then ask them these questions first: 1. Do want to be in a class of five snotty rich kids? 2. Do want to have only ten friends in the entire
... Read more school, and those ten friends BEING the entire school? Parents, ask yourselves these questions: 1. Do you want to pay almost eleven THOUSAND dollars per year on your child's education, while your child going there for 3 years can add up to the cost of a luxury car? 2. Do you want to be constantly harassed by donation requests sent in the mail, email, and even over the phone? If you and your child answered yes to these questions than go ahead: waste your hard earned money on a bunch of nonsense. Read less
Posted by a other on 05/03/11
Almost 2 summers ago, dropped by OMA.I wanted to pick up more detailed curiiculum info.The director of admissions was out and the person who "helped" me said that I could call back or drop in another time. I realize this is a small private school but with a fairly large price tag and I would have thought
... Read more someone might have professionally said," Our director is out today but please let me have your name and number and she will call you tomorrow." At the time I had 3 kids I was looking to place somewhere.This incident has kept me from looking at OMA any further.And I wish you had more details on your site. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/11/11
Our children have attended OMA for the past 7 years. We could not have picked a better environment to help them develop intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually. We love the family atmosphere, the challenging academics, the opportunities to compete in athletics, the supportive faculty
... Read more and administration, and the wide variety of clubs and activities. With the help of the OMA family, our children will be well-prepared for college and for life. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/04/11
The curriculum is very rigorous. The athletics programs perform at the state level. Teachers give assignments that allow students to be creative. Christian values and morals are important, but the school is not "preachy." Overall a great independent school education.
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Posted by a teacher on 02/03/11
OMA provides college-preparatory academics AND an array of award-winning athletics, fine arts/drama and academic competition teams for all students. An OMA student is encouraged and able to pursue ALL of their academic, athletic, and fine arts interests all the way through high school.
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Posted by a parent on 08/23/10
My kids love the school. Its challanges them academicly, physicaly, and gives a great social enviroment.
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Posted by a parent on 11/19/09
We love OMA--A wonderful family atmosphere. Strong academic curriculum.
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Carrollton schools — Oak Mountain Academy is located at 222 Cross Plains Rd, Carrollton GA 30116. 222 Cross Plains Rd is in the 30116 ZIP code in Carrollton, GA Oak Mountain Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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