THANK YOU to the MARIETTA/KENNESAW COMMUNITY and our school family!



Thank you to our entire MPCS family and the metro Atlanta community for voting us the “Best Private School” in Cobb county! We are humbled and blessed by your votes for the Marietta Daily Journal / Cobb Life Magazine 2019 honors in the kids and education category.

Not only did you vote us the very best, but MPCS also achieved the “Best of the Best” #1 title, receiving the MOST VOTES of ANY category in the entire competition. Wow! Be sure to check out Cobb Life Magazine to read why we achieved the #1 status as well as details on the best private school accolades. Our school could not do what we do for our children without our incredible students, parents, grandparents, alumni, community, and supporters! Thank you!




Mount Paran Christian School is a PreK3-12th grade private Christian, non-denominational, college-preparatory school. Founded in 1976, MPCS is fully accredited (SAIS/AdvancED) and located in near Kennesaw Mountain on a 68-acre collegiate-like campus. MPCS is committed to excellence in academics, award-winning arts, and championship athletics all within a Christian environment. 


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Students are given every opportunity to excel in the classroom with small student-teacher ratios (average 12:1) and challenging course loads. More than 56 AP and honors classes are offered in addition to STEAM (PreK-12th), Project Lead the Way® (AP-calibre engineering curriculum), a gifted program, Homeschool Hybrid, instructional support programs for mild dyslexia and learning differences, robotics, vast exploratories/electives, and a 1:1 device program in middle and high school. MPCS boasts a higher percentage of AP scholars (students scoring a 3 or higher on AP exams) than other private or public schools in Cobb county. One hundred percent of MPCS graduates are accepted into college and attend schools such as Columbia, Georgia Tech, Georgia (average 20% of each class accepted), Gordon, Harvard, M.I.T., UCLA, Vanderbilt, and all US military academies.




Athletics are a school-wide affair, uniting the preschool, lower, middle, and high school with a common sense of belonging. Even our three-year-olds know they're Eagles from day one. Fifty-four teams represent 16 different sports beginning in the fifth grade, including a fishing team! Middle school boasts 23 championships with varsity recently winning State titles in swim, track, football, volleyball, and (7-time) competition cheer. Our athletes serve every day as role models to younger students through Christian Life mentor programs.

Inside Mount Paran Christian School's state-of-the-art Murray Arts Center, students age three and up are equipped with the skills to nurture their God-given abilities. Our Arts programs have received the highest calibre recognition in all areas including Governor's Honors, All-State, and Shuler Hensley awards. These highly valued programs include chapel band, orchestra, marching band, chorus, vocal ensembles, dance, drama, technical theater, visual arts, recording arts, graphic design, photography, and musical theater. The Dozier School of the Arts magnet program gives select students opportunities for intensive curricular study in their talent-area to facilitate growth and the potential to perform at the next level. MPCS also provides curricular arts classes and after-school instruction.



MPCS students experience God and grow in their faith through 
worship, in service, in missions, and in discipleship. Everything we do is within the context of faith. Students at every grade level are provided weekly opportunities to practice their faith through chapel worship, prayer, and Bible classes. Biblical integration happens throughout all academic classes to bolster faith and student mentorships.

Uncompromising academics is in no way sacrificed due to our Christian faith; nowhere in Scripture is mediocrity applauded. However, our unwavering commitment to exemplary academics goes hand-in-hand with developing servant-leaders who honor God, love others, and walk in Truth.




Mount Paran Christian School provides exemplary PK3-12 academics in small classes with Christ at the center. Our job is to prepare servant-leaders — in the classroom, on the ball field, on the stage, and ultimately in our community. This is our highest priority, as it is yours. Learn more about the difference a Mount Paran Christian School education can make for your child.  

We invite you to experience MPCS at a WEEKLY WEDNESDAY Tour!  Sign up in the right column.





CLICK HERE to read about the top five in the "Best of the Best" category of the Best of Cobb where MPCS earned the most votes overall in all categories.

CLICK HERE to read the "Best of Cobb" issue of Cobb Life Magazine

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you're invited to visit our campus! 

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We would love to meet you at an upcoming tour of our 68-acre campus! Please RSVP below and we will be in touch with you soon. Thank you!

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