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Homes for Sales in Sandy Springs GA

Incorporated in 2005, Sandy Springs is now the sixth largest city in the state of Georgia with nearly 94,000 residents. Its convenient location just north of the perimeter and easy access to route 400 and I-75 make Sandy Springs a very attractive area for working professionals and families alike. But Sandy Springs is by no means a sleepy suburb. It is the bustling home to many Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and excellent dining and shopping opportunities as well. For residents, there are countless professional and recreational opportunities. The real estate market in this area is very strong and shows no signs of slowing any time soon. Part of its appeal lies in its diversity. In Sandy Springs, there are quaint subdivisions of single-family homes, town homes, high rise condos, and luxury homes too. In short, there is a little something for everyone and every interest.

Shopping & Dining

If you are looking for a great meal, the city of Sandy Springs offers an amazing variety choices. Whether you are looking for some Southern-style cooking, something casual and quick, or exotic international cuisine, there is something to meet your taste. The real challenge is choosing!

The shopping opportunities are equally abundant and diverse. Sandy Springs is home to Perimeter Mall and countless other boutiques, retailers, specialty stores. Again, the opportunities are too numerous to list in full here, but please visit the city of Sandy Springs’ website for a more extensive list.

Recreation

Sandy Springs’ location offers easy access to 285 and route 400, making the city convenient to downtown Atlanta and Buckhead and just about anywhere else you could want to go in metro Atlanta or North Georgia. For outdoorsmen, there is every bit as much to do. The Chattahoochee River and Bull Sluice lake offer fishing, boating, kayaking, and canoeing. Another enchanting outdoors resource is Big Trees Forest Preserve, which offers 1.5 miles of trails, creeks and bridges for relaxing and stretching your legs in a serene forest environment. See the website below for more information:

Sandy Springs Schools

Public High Schools

North Springs Charter High School

A Dual Magnet School featuring Visual – Performing Arts and Math – Sciences

7447 Roswell Road

Sandy Springs, GA  30328

(770) 551-2490

Riverwood International Charter School

An International Baccalaureate Magnet School

5900 Heards Drive NW

Sandy Springs, GA  30328

(404) 847-1980

Public Middle Schools

Ridgeview Charter School

5340 Trimble Road

Sandy Springs, GA  30342

(404) 843-7710

Sandy Springs Charter Middle School

8750 Colonel Drive, NE

Sandy Springs, GA  30350

(770) 552-4970

Public Elementary Schools

Dunwoody Springs Elementary School

A Georgia State University Professional Development Focus School

8100 Roberts Drive

Sandy Springs, GA 30350

(770) 673-4060

Heards Ferry Elementary School

1050 Heards Ferry Road

Sandy Springs, GA  30328

(770) 933-6190

High Point Elementary School

520 Greenland Road NE

Sandy Springs, GA 30342

(404) 843-7716

Ison Springs Elementary School

8261 Ison Road

Sandy Springs, GA 30350

(770) 673-4020

Lake Forest Elementary School

5920 Sandy Springs Circle

Sandy Springs, GA 30328

(404) 256-8740

Spalding Drive Charter Elementary School

130 West Spalding Drive NE

Sandy Springs, GA 30328

(770) 551-5880

Woodland Elementary School

1130 Spalding Drive

Sandy Springs, GA 30350

(770) 551-5890

Private Schools

The Schenck School

282 Mount Paran Rd Nw

Atlanta, GA 30327

Special Education School Grade: Kindergarten to Grade 6

Students: 250 Teachers: 55.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 4.55

178 days/year     7.00 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: No

St Luke’s Little Saints Preschool & Kindergten

1978 Mount Vernon Rd

Atlanta, GA 30338

Early Childhood Program/Child Care Center Grade: Prekindergarten to Kindergarten

Students: 35 Teachers: 4.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 8.75

170 days/year     5.50 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian

Katherine Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy

5200 Northland Dr Ne

Atlanta, GA 30342

Regular Elementary or Secondary School Grade: Prekindergarten to Grade 8

Students: 334 Teachers: 55.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 6.07

180 days/year     7.50 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Jewish

Cumberland Academy Of Georgia

650 Mount Vernon Hwy Ne

Atlanta, GA 30328

Special Education School Grade: Grade 4 to Grade 12

Students: 61 Teachers: 9.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 6.78

178 days/year     6.58 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: No

Montessori School Of Dunwoody

1730 Mt Vernon Rd

Atlanta, GA 30338

Montessori School Grade: Kindergarten to Kindergarten

Students: 7 Teachers: 1.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 7.00

180 days/year     4.00 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: No

Holy Innocents Episcopal School

805 Mount Vernon Hwy Nw

Atlanta, GA 30327

Regular Elementary or Secondary School Grade: Prekindergarten to Grade 12

Students: 1,299 Teachers: 172.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 7.55

180 days/year     7.25 hours/day.

College Admissions Rate: 99.00%

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Primrose School Of Dunwoody

5050 Nandina Ln

Atlanta, GA 30338

Early Childhood Program/Child Care Center Grade: Prekindergarten to Kindergarten

Students: 29 Teachers: 1.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 29.00

180 days/year     6.75 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: No

First Montessori School Of Atlanta

5750 Long Island Dr Nw

Atlanta, GA 30327

Montessori School Grade: Prekindergarten to Grade 8

Students: 237 Teachers: 16.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 14.81

177 days/year     7.00 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: No

Marist School

3790 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne

Atlanta, GA 30319

Regular Elementary or Secondary School Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 12

Students: 1,079 Teachers: 97.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 11.12

175 days/year     5.83 hours/day.

College Admissions Rate: 100.00%

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Catholic School Type: Private

Atlanta North School Of Seventh-Day Adventists

5123 Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd

Atlanta, GA 30338

Regular Elementary or Secondary School Grade: Prekindergarten to Grade 8

Students: 66 Teachers: 5.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 13.20

180 days/year     6.75 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Seventh-Day Adventist

St Jude The Apostle Catholic School

7171 Glenridge Dr Ne

Atlanta, GA 30328

Regular Elementary or Secondary School Grade: Kindergarten to Grade 8

Students: 517 Teachers: 32.00 Student-Teacher Ratio: 16.16

180 days/year     7.50 hours/day.

Religious Orientation: Yes

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Catholic School Type: Parochial

Economy and Top Employers

Top 10 employers and number of employees
Rank Business Employees
1 IBM 3,396
2 Cox Enterprises 2,005
3 Cisco Systems, Inc. 1,690
4 United Parcel Service 1,678
5 AirWatch 1,400
6 Manheim Auctions 1,140
7 Oracle 1,062
8 AT&T Mobility 789
9 National Account Service Co 688
10 Walden Security 650

Annual Festivals

The Sandy Springs Festival

The largest community event in Sandy Springs drawing about 30,000 attendees each year. The Festival features a juried Artist’s Market, Civic and Business Expo, performances by regional acts and community bands, a children’s area with crafts and activities, a teen territory with bungee jumps and inflatables, the annual Kiwanis Pet Parade, the annual Doug Kessler Lighting 10K/5K race, a food court, and more. The Festival serves as the primary fundraiser for Heritage Sandy Springs, a nonprofit dedicated to building community through preserving and promoting the historic and cultural identity of Sandy Springs. Heritage Sandy Springs also maintains Heritage Green, a 4-acre park in the heart of Sandy Springs.

Sandy Springs Artapalooza

The only free Fine Arts Festival that is held each year in Sandy Springs. Artists from around the county apply to participate in this event and each year anywhere from 125 to 150 notable artists from across the country have the opportunity to participate. This year the event will be held on Lake Forrest Drive – between Hammond and Mt. Vernon and will take place on April 20–21, 2013. Organizers of the event include the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces and ArtsSpring two groups that are dedicated to bringing free arts programs to the community.[30]

Stars and Stripes Celebration

An annual community fireworks display held over the July 4th holiday at the Concourse Corporate Center. The community gathers on the Concourse lawn, for fireworks and live music.[31]

The Annual Chattahoochee River Summer Splash

This event begins at Morgan Falls Dam and finishes at Cochran Shoals-Powers Island National Recreation Area. Bring your kayak or raft and beat the heat with a six-mile float along the Chattahoochee River. After completing the float, enjoy an afternoon of live music, food and fun for the entire family during festivities at Powers Island. Guests can bring their own kayak, canoe or raft, or rent one from one of the local outfitters.