George Walton Academy

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George Walton Academy
George walton academy entrance monroe georgia.JPG
North entrance to George Walton Academy
Address
One Bulldog Drive
Monroe, Georgia 30655
United States
Coordinates 33°47′24″N 83°44′25″W / 33.789991°N 83.740324°W / 33.789991; -83.740324Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 83°44′25″W / 33.789991°N 83.740324°W / 33.789991; -83.740324
Information
Established 1969 (1969)
Status Private school
Headmaster Daniel G. Dolan
Staff 130
Age range K4–12th grade
Enrollment 800
Campus Rural
Campus size 60 acres
Color(s) Red, black, and white
Sports Participates in 22 GHSA sports
Mascot Bulldog
Team name Bulldogs
Accreditation SACS, SAIS, AdvancED
Yearbook Resume
Website

George Walton Academy (GWA) is a private school in Monroe, Georgia, United States.[1] It enrolls students in K4-12th grade. The school is named for Senator George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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George Walton Academy was founded in 1969 by members of the local community who wanted to provide a college preparatory education for white students. Initially, the school was located in Good Hope, Georgia. In 1975, the school moved from Good Hope to Monroe. The new campus sat on 21 acres (85,000 m2) of land. Since then, the school has expanded to 60 acres (240,000 m2).

The George Walton Academy Marching Bulldog Band won third place in the 2014 USSBA Division 6 National Championship.[citation needed]

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