The Howard School

1192 Foster Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-0303
Tel: (404)377-7436
Grades: K-12 | 266 students
The Howard School educates students with language-based learning disabilities and learning differences through instruction designed to complement and address each student's individual needs, and to help each student understand and advocate for his or her own learning process. The curriculum focuses on depth of understanding to make learning meaningful and therefore, maximize educational success.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 266 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Howard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies depending on level.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Anne Beisel
Admissions Associate Dawn Splinter


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Current psycho-educational testing report required for admissions consideration.
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