School opens soon. But different schools start their academic year on different days. Here are the various first days of school listed by public and private schools in our area.

Aug. 9

Ben Franklin Academy

Cumberland Academy of Georgia

The MJCCA pre-schools

Aug. 11

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy

Aug. 12

Our Lady of the Assumption School

Aug. 16

Davis Academy

The Epstein School, grades 1-8

Holy Spirit Preparatory School, upper school

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School

Katherine and Jacob Greenfield Hebrew Academy

The Weber School

Aug. 17

The Epstein School, kindergarten

Holy Spirit Preparatory School, lower school and pre-school

Whitfield Academy

Aug. 18

Atlanta International School

The Children’s Schools

The Epstein School, pre-K and 2 year olds

The Galloway School

Pace Academy

The Westminster Schools, high school and junior high school

Aug. 19

The Heiskell School, elementary school

St. Martin’s Episcopal School

The Westminster Schools, elementary school

Aug. 20

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School,

lower school

Aug. 23

Brandon Hall School

First Montessori School of Atlanta

Fulton County Public Schools

Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, upper school

Aug. 24

Holy Innocent’s Episcopal School

Sophia Academy

Aug. 30

Pierian Springs

Sept. 2

The Day School of Sandy Springs Christian Church

Sept. 7

The Heiskell School, pre-school

Sandy Springs United Methodist

Pre-school and Kindergarten

Peachtree Presbyterian Pre-school

Sept. 8

First Presbyterian Preschool