Holy Innocents Episcopal School is one of the largest independent schools in Metro Atlanta. A fully accredited, college-preparatory day school for boys and girls grades 3-12, HIES occupies 49 acres, with a fine arts building, two modern gymnasiums, and sprawling athletic fields and facilities.
Holy Innocents Episcopal School develops in students a love of learning, respect for self and others, faith in God, and a sense of service to the world community. Holy Innocents Episcopal School offers an educational program encompassing academics, arts, athletics, and spiritual formation. Through opportunities to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and emotionally, students develop their individual worth and dignity. The challenging academic program prepares students for higher education and emphasizes learning as a pathway toward ethical leadership and a commitment to the common good.
The school provides a welcoming and supportive environment, embraces the differences inherent in a diverse community, and embodies the inclusive Episcopal tradition of respect for the beliefs of others. Holy Innocents is an active community of faith engaged in local, national and international service to others. At every level, HIES offers an enriching program based on the Episcopal education tradition of inclusion, scholarly exploration, and respect for self and others. Academic expectations are rigorous. The arts, physical education and community service are also emphasized as important aspects of each students development.
HIES prepares students not only for the next step in their academic careers, but also for success and satisfaction in all areas of their lives. Students develop strong foundations to address lifes challenges while pursuing personal goals and gaining valuable experience in the areas that most interest them. The goal of HIES is to provide an atmosphere that encourages students to reach their full potential and become involved and responsible citizens.