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.: 24%

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
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
People that viewed Porter Academy also viewed these schools: The Bedford School, The Cottage School, Mill Springs Academy, Summit Autism Center and Sophia Academy.
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairburn
    The Bedford School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-9 | 127 students
    40.9 miles
    5665 Milam Rd
    Fairburn, GA 30213
    (770)774-8001
    40.91-9
    127
  • Roswell
    The Cottage School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 164 students
    5.5 miles
    700 Grimes Bridge Road
    Roswell, GA 30075
    (770)641-8688
    5.54-12
    164
  • Alpharetta
    Mill Springs Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 326 students
    1.4 miles
    13660 New Providence Rd
    Alpharetta, GA 30004
    (770)360-1336
    1.41-12
    326
  • Roswell
    Summit Autism Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-9 | 21 students
    5.9 miles
    1000 Holcomb Woods Pkwy, Suite 440
    Roswell, GA 30076
    (770)552-1535
    5.9PK-9
    21
  • Atlanta
    Sophia Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-12 | 65 students
    16 miles
    2880 Dresden Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30341
    (404)303-8722
    16K-12
    65

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Recent Articles
January 11, 2017
Letters of interest and cover letters are frequently used interchangeably even though they have different purposes.
January 03, 2017
When you visit schools, please don't make the following common mistakes. A little thought and preparation will help you make the best impression possible.
December 21, 2016
Bullying has gone electronic. It's called cyberbullying and it is rampant.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Roswell, GA is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos