Paideia School would be eligble for separate 16-team sports championship brackets under action taken by the Georgia High School Association Tuesday.
As reported in The Atlanta Journal-Consititution, rural public schools unhappy about competing against urban private schools in Class A prevailed upon the GHSA to set up the separate champsionships, beginning next year.
Paideia and other local private schools will be subject to the new rules in basketball, soccer, cross country and other sports.
Meanwhile, the GHSA also approved new region lineups for next school year.
Grady High will compete in region 6-B in Class AAAA against Banneker, Carver, South Atlanta, Therrell and Washington.
Druid Hills High will compete in region 2-A in Class AAAAAA against Alcovy, Newton and Rockdale County.
Paideia will compete in the Class A 5-B subregion of nine teams including Eagles Landing Christian.