Porter Academy

     Tel: (770)594-1313
Grades: K - 8
The Porter School specializes in teaching students with language-based learning disabilities and mild to moderate learning differences who have not been successful in a traditional classroom setting.

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
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Anxiety, ADHD, Processing, LD, Social Struggles
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
% 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%
Admissions Director Barbara Richard

School Notes:

  • The Porter School is able to meet the needs of students with various learning styles by using a language-rich and multi-sensory learning 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

Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mill Springs Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crabapple Montessori School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Crabapple Montessori School (1 miles away)
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