Devereux Ackerman Academy

  • Devereux Georgia offers troubled male and female youth an individualized treatment program based on their diagnosis while building from their strengths and potential.
  • At Devereux Georgia, our treatment places emphasis on learning from the successes of today, rather than reliving the failures of the past.
  • Every experience throughout each day is seen as therapeutic, and every day is planned to resemble that of a healthy adolescent.
  • Through this innovative program, adolescents have time to internalize change, develop self-discipline and self-esteem, and practice newly acquired personal and social skills.
  • Devereux youth return to society as emotionally stable and vocationally able young citizens.
  • At DGTN, we place emphasis on learning from the successes of today, rather than reliving the failures of the past.
  • Every experience throughout each day is seen as therapeutic, and every day is planned to resemble that of a healthy adolescent.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12

Student Body

Total Students100 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Devereux Ackerman Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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