Darlington School

Darlington School
Darlington School
1014 Cave Spring Rd SW
Rome, Georgia, 30161-4700
United States
Coordinates 34°13′27″N 85°10′58″W / 34.22415°N 85.18274°W / 34.22415; -85.18274
Opened 1905
Headmaster Thomas C. Whitworth III
Colour(s) Purple and White
Mascot Tiger
Team name Tigers
Yearbook Jabberwock

Darlington School is an American independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day and boarding school in Rome, Georgia. It offers classes ranging from kindergarten to grade 12, divided into a lower, middle and upper school. The headmaster is Thomas C. Whitworth III[1] and the head of the Upper School is Colin "Max" Roach.[2]

Prominent alumni include James Dickey (author of Deliverance), Tom Cousins (Atlanta developer), Governor S. Ernest Vandiver (former Governor of Georgia) [3], Cy Twombly (artist), Will Muschamp (Head football coach at University of Florida), and Elson Floyd (current President of Washington State University)[4].

The school participates in Greater Opportunities for Access to Learning (GOAL), a Georgia program which offers a state income tax credit to donors of scholarships to private schools.[5]


  1. ^ About Darlington School
  2. ^ "darlingtonschool.org". http://www.darlingtonschool.org/academics/us-welcome.aspx. 
  3. ^ http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-598
  4. ^ http://president.wsu.edu/
  5. ^ Bell, Daniel (October 27, 2009). "GOAL to aid private schools, donors: Saturday is the deadline for a tax break to benefit schools and their contributors.". Rome News-Tribune. http://romenews-tribune.com/pages/full_story/push?article-GOAL+to+aid+private+schools-+donors-++Saturday+is+the+deadline+for+a+tax+break+to+benefit+schools+and+their+contributors-%20&id=4152577-GOAL+to+aid+private+schools-+donors-++Saturday+is+the+deadline+for+a+tax+break+to+benefit+schools+and+their+contributors-&instance=home_news. Retrieved 2009-10-31. 

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