About Our Head of School

Head of School Jack R. Hall

Jack Hall began serving as Walker’s Head of School in June 2011.  Since taking the helm, he has led the school through a dual long-range planning and SACS re-accreditation process, overseen the largest land acquisition in the school's 58 year history, and grown Walker's annual fund to record levels in both revenue and parent participation.  

Mr. Hall previously served as Head of School for the Augusta Preparatory Day School from 1999 to 2011.  Over his educational career, Mr. Hall has served as Director of Admission & Financial Aid, Head of the Upper School and Middle School and Grade Chair.  He has taught history, social studies, drama and religion and coached basketball, baseball and football.  Mr. Hall has worked in a variety of independent schools including The Westminster Schools, The Lovett School and Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School.  In addition, Mr. Hall has served as both Vice President (2004-2006) and President (2006-2008) of the Georgia Independent School Association.    

Mr. Hall received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at Davidson College.  In addition, he secured two advanced degrees: a Master of Science in Athletic Administration from Georgia State University in 1988 and in 1992, a Master of Arts in Education Administration from Columbia University.   Mr. Hall was also a Klingenstein Fellow at Columbia University.   

Jack and his wife, Cathy, have been married for more than 25 years.  They have two children, Joseph and Alice.