Thank you for your interest in Highlands School. We are always delighted to welcome students and their families to our school community. The staff in the Admissions Office is eager to help you learn about our programs, to guide you through the admission process, and to serve as a resource in your search for the right educational environment for your student. Another valuable resource is The Parents’ Guide at the National Association of Independent School (NAIS) website. We are pleased to answer any questions you may have or to arrange a tour of our campus.

At Highlands School, we value childhood as a special time, and we work hard to prepare each child to thrive in and contribute to a changing world. We look forward to introducing you to our school community and to our faculty and staff.


Judy Ladden McDonald
Director of Admission
Highlands School, 4901 Old Leeds Road, Birmingham, AL 35213, (205) 956-9731
Highlands School's 'whole child' approach to education and commitment to academic excellence, creative expression, and leadership development prepare and motivate students in grades 4k through 8 to make a positive difference in an ever-changing world. Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Highlands School holds dual accrediation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Southern Associations of Independent Schools (SAIS).

For more information, visit www.highlandsschool.org.