Grades: PK-12 | 25 students
- We provide a non-traditional educational setting where precocious children have an opportunity to participate with intellectual peers in creative, academic, aesthetic and social endeavors.
- The school enrolls gifted (intellectually precocious), academically talented and creative children and is co-educational, nonsectarian and open to qualified children of all faiths and races.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||25 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 36%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||3 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
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Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$13,690|
|Tuition Notes||Three tuition payment plans are available. There are additional expenses related to weekly study trips and overnight adventure trips. Visit www.andersonschool.net for details.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Dr. William C. Anderson|
|Admissions Associate||(Mrs.) LeVonna C. Anderson|
- The idle mind of bright child is truly a dangerous workshop. It is filled with an unbelievable potential and no place to go. Its powerful, innate creativity creates its own unique pathways. And where they go is usually anyone's guess. Children need to have a significant portion of their curriculum dedicated to the processes, not the products, of thinking. The act of thinking, as a serious and deliberate process for study, is typically neglected in schools. But children need to think about thinking. Gifted children need help to understand their powerful potential and, more importantly, come to realize that life must contain joy in living every day together with a purpose.
Profile last updated: 01/16/2016
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- Posted by Parent - texas
I am a French teacher. In my later years, I tutored physics, math, French, and chemistry (subjects I taught for 35 years) at Borders Books. Four years ago I was hired at Anderson School. In my many years as a teacher, I cannot remember being in such a relaxed environment as Anderson School. The children of various ages are gifted, outgoing, and greatly encouraged to develop their talents under Dr. and Mrs. Anderson's tutelage. I can only hope and wish that all educators would take a good look at Anderson School (and themselves) to better their own teaching habits.
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