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Kindergarten Student in Classroom


The extraordinarily accomplished and dedicated faculty is our driving force at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School. Providing an unparalleled college-preparatory education is our guiding principle. Since the school’s founding in 1959, we have upheld a tradition of excellence, and we stay on the leading edge of academic inquiry. We seek to inspire each mind and fire each heart of every Golden Bear student. 

Academic Programs

fine arts


Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School offers one of the most vibrant, comprehensive arts programs in the country. Starting in Primary School and continuing through 12th grade, our students are given every opportunity to discover, hone and display their creative and artist talents. Come explore visual arts, music, theater and media literacy at HIES.

Art Programs

HIES Football


Ours is a proud athletic tradition at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, where we set out each season to build winners on and off the fields of competition. We emphasize personal excellence, commitment, discipline, teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship. We have earned many regional and state championships. But win or lose, we are building champions.

Athletics Programs

Bishop Michael Curry at All School Eucharist

Spiritual Life

As an Episcopal school, we believe that God is present in every person.  We strive to respect the dignity of every human being. We value multiple voices and perspectives around all of life's questions, no matter what your family traditions.  This intentional welcome, a radically inclusive way of life, is a hallmark of our mission as a Christian community that serves students of all faiths.

Spiritual Life

primary school student

Primary School

PK3 - Kindergarten

Lower School Student

Lower School

Grades 1-5

Middle School Student

Middle School

Grades 6-8

Upper School Student

Upper School

Grades 9-12

College + Beyond

Our mission in preparing students for the college-selection process is getting them to think outside the box to find that perfect fit—a school that encompasses their goals, embraces their academic potential and envelops their special interests. And our alumni serve as the ultimate spokespeople for the enduring value of a Holy Innocents' Episcopal School education that prepared them for college and their lives beyond.

More About College Counseling

Morehouse Man

As an Alpha-Omega student at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, Michael Griffin '00 dabbled in a variety of activities including orchestra, theater, peer counseling and basketball, which earned him a full athletic scholarship to play in college.

MEET Michael Griffin ’00

Bella Voce: Payton Anderson '13

Payton Anderson '13 has used the power of her voice to entertain at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School and beyond, to educate as a Pre-K teacher at the Atlanta Speech School and for work as an actor and as voice talent.  

MEET Payton Anderson ’13

Succeeding in Every Role

Alex Watkins '10 credits his time at HIES for much of his success, from playing collegiate basketball to now working as assistant vice president at Bank of America. 

MEET Alex Watkins ’10


Life at HIES


Student-faculty ratio


students PK3-12


countries for global student experiences


team state championships


Made up of Parents, Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni, the community that exists on our campus at 805 Mt. Vernon Highway is the defining characteristic of the HIES experience.

Sandy Springs

Community at HIES extends well beyond our campus. It is found in the partnerships we have forged with many of Atlanta's and Sandy Springs' most prominent brands, organizations and institutions. 


The HIES community prepares all students with the knowledge and skills to act ethically and creatively in the world.

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