Quick Facts

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  • Bethesda Academy is located on 650 scenic oak-covered acres overlooking the Moon River, just 11 miles from historic downtown Savannah.
  • The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • 95% of Bethesda Academy students graduate on time
  • 85% of Bethesda Academy students go on to college
  • Originally founded in 1740 as an orphanage, Bethesda is dedicated to transforming the lives of young men through education.
  • Bethesda Academy, a successful school serving boys from sixth through twelfth grade, officially opened in 1992.
  • Bethesda is dedicated to the founding mission of George Whitefield, who emphasized a love of God, a love of learning and a strong work ethic.
  • Every student at Bethesda is expected to work hard and to learn the habits and skills that will make them productive citizens.
  • Bethesda Academy features a wildlife management program, an organic farming program and a nationally-ranked chess team, civic groups, and a wide variety of athletic teams.
  • The school’s alumni have gone on to enjoy successful careers in a range of fields including business, medicine and professional sports.


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