The Adventist church has the second-largest parochial school system in the world, with more than 7,500 schools in nearly 150 countries serving 1.5 million students. Local schools operate under the umbrella of Adventist education, so even the smallest schools are part of a worldwide network of dedicated educators and Bible-based curriculum.


Locally, Shoal Creek Adventist School in Newnan, Georgia, prepares children from Kindergarten through 8th grade to succeed in life, focusing on their spiritual, mental, and physical well-being.

Globally, the Adventist Church operates 7,598 schools, colleges and universities, with a total enrollment of more than 1,545,000 and a total teaching staff of approximately 80,000. It operates the second largest school system in the world, only larger is the Roman Catholic Church school system.

Shoal Creek Adventist School also serves as a remote learning branch of Atlanta Adventist Academy for high school grades 9-12.