Porter Academy

Tel: (770)594-1313
Grades: K-8 | 70 students
The Porter School specializes in teachingstudentswithlanguage-based learning disabilities and mild tomoderatelearningdifferences who have not been successful in atraditionalclassroomsetting.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Anxiety, ADHD, Processing, LD, Social Struggles
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,959
Tuition Notes Tuition includes small class sizes, small group speech therapy, OT, and Music Therapy
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • The Porter School is able to meet the needs ofstudentswithvarious learning styles by using a language-richandmulti-sensorylearning program. Our program addresses the needsofthe wholechild, enabling our students to reach theirfullpotential.
  • Reading and Math are taught in small groups of 3-6,whileothersubjects are taught to larger groups of 10-12
  • Our student planner systemencouragesorganization,responsibility and constantparentalcommunication
  • Our reward system focuses on positive reinforcement,teamworkandbuilding self-esteem
  • Citizenship education emphasizes core valuesincludingkindness,positive communication and respect for peopleandproperty

Profile last updated: 05/11/2016

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