Center Academy

3499 South Cobb Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080
Tel: (770)333-1616
Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
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The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, as well as, providing students the opportunity to achieve success in life.
It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem when his/her learning requirements differ from other students in school.
Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program in an atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, and supportive.
Center Academy helps students with average to above average intelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who need special help with organization, motivation, and/or social skills.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 54 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition varies, with need-based and Georgia Special Needs Scholarships available
Admissions Director Mary Jane Ritchie
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School Reviews

this school is a great alternative choice of school for kids who dont focus well in a large public school. The kids get lots of personal attention and individualized learning is guaranteed here. it is like home schooling with someone else doing it for you.
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/12

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The average private school tuition in Cobb County, GA is $9,088 for elementary schools and $9,181 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cobb County, GA is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
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