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Brookwood Christian School
“Brookwood Christian School provides a language-based education for students in grades 1-12 with learning differences such as dyslexia, auditory and visual processing and dyscalculia. Small class sizes of seven students or less allow for truly individualized instruction with dedicated, certified teachers.”
(Renewed) GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency
Acworth, Georgia (June 8, 2022)
Brookwood Christian today earned the 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress Brookwood Christian is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move beyond simplistic ways of nonprofit evaluation such as overhead ratios.
“Continuing our long-held practices of being transparent about our work, we are excited to share our organization’s results and progress in a user-friendly and highly visual manner, said Tammy Urban, Director of Development. “By renewing our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile at the Platinum level, we can continue to share a wealth of up-to-date organizational metrics with our supporters as well as GuideStar’s immense online audience, which includes donors, grantmakers, our peers, and the media. These resources are going to be invaluable now, more than ever, with the huge increase in our enrollment as a result of the pandemic.”
To reach the Platinum level, Brookwood Christian updated information on its Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar: basic contact and organizational information; in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, Brookwood Christian has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and those who fund us, meaningful data to evaluate nonprofit performance.
Sharing these metrics will be critical for Brookwood Christian to raise scholarship money to aid their families who want what is best for their child(ren) with reading/processing struggles. “As the mother of a child with dyslexia, which drove me to start Brookwood Christian, I was determined to give our daughter every opportunity we could for her to succeed,” said Kim Wigington, principal. “Seeing her successes makes us want to help more children like her.”
About GuideStar's Award
The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress we are making toward our mission, we're helping you, our donors, directly see the impact your donations are making to move our organization forward.
2022 Best of Acworth Award
Acworth, Georgia (June 6, 2022)
Brookwood Christian School has been selected for the 2022 Best of Acworth Award in the Private School category by the Acworth Award Program.
Each year, the Acworth Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Acworth area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2022 Acworth Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Acworth Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About the Acworth Award Program
The Acworth Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Acworth area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
The Acworth Award Program was established to recognize the best local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.
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“Brookwood Christian School provides a tailored education for students in grades 1-12 with learning differences such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. Among the many programs used are Wilson Reading and Teaching Textbooks Math. These programs use systematic phonemics and multi-sensory practices to improve comprehension and auditory processing. The research-based curriculum follows Georgia Department of Education guidelines. Small class sizes of 8 students or less allow for truly individualized instruction with dedicated, certified teachers. A multitude of resources are provided to students including tutoring services to ensure success in all subject areas. ”
About Brookwood Christian
Brookwood Christian School is a private, non-profit, non-denominational, non-affiliated, Christian school that serves students who have not been successful in public or private schools because of their unique learning needs: individual or multiple learning disorders such as dyslexia, reading & language processing disorders, auditory processing disorders, attention deficit disorder, neurological disorders, and other specific learning disabilities.
Most of our operating budget comes from tuition payments augmented by the Georgia SB-10 scholarship program. Ninety-three percent of our students receive some sort of financial assistance. Recognition such as this helps with our fundraising, which helps keep our operating costs and tuition low, and helps us offer 25% of the scholarships our students receive.
Director of Fundraising & Development
Brookwood Christian School