Encouraging Curiosity

Growing Up Naturally

Key Advantages


Nature-based learning allows children flexibility for exploration and problem-solving, which builds social skills, including teamwork.

Elachee Nature Academy’s inquiry-based curriculum exposes students to concepts that go beyond basic Georgia learning standards’ requirements.

Small student to teacher ratios allow for personalized instruction. Students blossom from meaningful, guided outdoor instruction representing over 75-percent of each school day.


The added benefit?

Young children gain a lifelong understanding, appreciation and value of our natural world.

New Students


Elachee Nature Academy’s enrollment period is January to May. The school year is August through May. 2021-2022 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

New Student Wait List

Each class is at capacity for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. Now accepting wait list inquiries. Call 770-535-1976.

Financial Aid

Elachee Nature Academy is also an ‘Approved School’ through PayItForward Scholarships. This program’s annual application deadline is December 31.

Elachee Nature Academy is a SACS/Cognia-accredited school licensed through the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning’s Bright from the Start offering Preschool and Kindergarten-1st Grade programs. Managed and operated by Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville, Georgia.