Porter Academy

Tel: (770)594-1313
Grades: PK-8 | 70 students
The Porter School specializes in teachingstudentsmild to moderate learning differences who have not been successful in more traditional classroom settings.

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 Prekindergarten-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
10%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
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
80%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • The Porter School is able to meet the needs of students with various learning styles by using a language-rich and multi-sensorylearning program. Our program addresses the needs of the whole child, enabling our students to reach their full potential.
  • Reading and Math are taught in small groups of 3-6, while other subjects are taught to larger groups of 10-12
  • Our student planner system encourages organization, responsibility and constant parental communication
  • Our reward system focuses on positive reinforcement, teamwork and building self-esteem
  • Citizenship education emphasizes core values including kindness,positive communication and respect for people and property
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