George Walton Academy
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|George Walton Academy|
|One Bulldog Drive
Monroe, Georgia, United States 30655
|Headmaster||William M. Nicholson|
|Age range||K4–12th grades|
|Campus size||50 acres|
|Color(s)||Red, Black, White|
|Sports||Participates in 22 GHSA sports|
|Accreditation||SACS, SAIS, AdvancED|
|Website||George Walton Academy|
George Walton Academy was founded in 1969 by members of the local community who wanted to provide a college preparatory education for students. Initially, the school was located in Good Hope, Georgia.
In 1975, the school moved from Good Hope to Monroe, Georgia. The new campus sat on 21 acres (85,000 m²) of land. Since then, the school has expanded to 50 acres (166,000 m²).
The George Walton Academy Marching Bulldog Band has had numerous wins, including third place in the 2014 USSBA Division 6 National Championship and numerous regional titles. The school's concert and symphonic bands have been recognized throughout the Southeast.
The school's athletic and debate teams have also been successful. Numerous scholarships have been awarded to the top athletes of George Walton Academy.