Open in August of 2014 with 760 students in grades K-8. Currently in the 7th year of operation with 1816 students. Full capacity is 1820; however, while we want 140 in each grade level, some grades have more than 140 and some grades, 10th, 11th, and 12th, are not at full capacity as they were smaller upon opening.
ACE currently offers 11 Advanced Placement Courses and has Dual Enrollment opportunities for students in grades 10-12.
ACE offers visual arts, music, chorus, orchestra, band, and drama for students in grades K-12.
In addition to academics and the arts, ACE offers athletic opportunities in Pee-Wee football and cheerleading (grammar school). Students in grades 6-12 may participate in football and cheerleading, boys'/girls' soccer and basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, swimming, golf, cross country and track. ACE currently has 1 GHSA State Championship in Girls' soccer, 1 GHSA State Championship in Girls' Cross Country; and 1 Region Championship in Softball and One-Ace Play.
The Department of Education named the Academy for Classical Education a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School for Exemplary Performance.