Laurel Heights Academy (hospital)

934 Briarcliff Rd Ne,
Atlanta, GA, 30306-0303
     Tel: (404)888-7895
Grades: 2 - 11 | 93 students
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
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 11

Student Body

Total Students 93 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Laurel Heights Academy (hospital) Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
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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  • AtlantaThe Paideia School
    1509 S Ponce De Leon Avenue NE
    AtlantaGA30307
    (404)377-3491
    0.6 mi | 987 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • AtlantaThe Orion School
    Special Education School
    458 Ponce De Leon Ave Ne
    AtlantaGA30308
    (404)551-2574
    Special Education School
    1.6 mi | 28 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • AtlantaThe Atlanta School
    1015 Edgewood Ave Ne
    AtlantaGA30307
    (404)688-9550
    1.7 mi | 71 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AtlantaHorizons School
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    1900 Dekalb Ave Ne
    AtlantaGA30307
    (404)378-2219
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.7 mi | 93 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • AtlantaMontessori In Town
    Montessori School
    830 Virgil St Ne
    AtlantaGA30307
    (404)784-1038
    Montessori School
    1.7 mi | 75 students | Gr. PK-1                      

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