Laurel Heights Academy (hospital)

934 Briarcliff Rd Ne,
Atlanta, GA, 30306-0303
Tel: (404)888-7895
Laurel Heights is a private intensive residential treatment center located in Atlanta, Georgia, in the Emory/Druid Hills neighborhood.
The serene 12 acre campus offers seven residential cottages, separate clinic, school, cafeteria, gym, swimming pool and several outdoor playgrounds.
Laurel Heights specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with complex psychiatric and behavioral problems, co-occurring developmental disabilities and has a specialty program for children with autism spectrum disorders.
The Discovery Program at Laurel Heights is dedicated to helping children with autism spectrum disorders and significant behavioral difficulties learn functional communication, social interaction, and self-management skills.
The program is geared toward children with autism who may also have Self-injurious, disruptive and aggressive behaviors, Moods disorders, including depression and bipolar symptoms, Difficulties with impulse control and self-regulation, Symptoms of psychosis or other mental illnesses.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 102 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 63%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Paideia School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Paideia School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Paideia School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Atlanta The Paideia School
    1509 S Ponce De Leon Avenue NE
    Atlanta , GA , 30307
    (404)377-3491
    0.6  mi  |  987  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Atlanta
    Canterbury School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1140 University Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30306
    (404)522-5659
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Atlanta
    The Orion School
    Special Education School
    458 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30308
    (404)551-2574
    Special Education School
    1.6  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Atlanta
    The Atlanta School
    1015 Edgewood Ave Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30307
    (404)688-9550
    1.7  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Atlanta
    Ben Franklin Academy
    1585 Clifton Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30329
    (404)633-7404
    1.8  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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