Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy

  • UNIQUE SOLUTIONS FOR UNIQUE LEARNERS Hope Academy's misssion is to provide high-quality, affordable educational opportunities for all students with emphasis for those with developmental and learning challenges.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism, Learning Disabilities, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Mild/Moderate Cognitive Disabilities
Year Founded2007
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students117 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Greater Baton Rouge Hope Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniforms, school logo shirt and navy pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,400
Tuition NotesLimited Enrollment Classes require a higher tuition rate
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLinda L. Stone


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Flag Football, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.4-H Club, Cheerleading, Music

School Notes

Hope Academy's academic programs are flexible and highly individualized- the programs are designed to fit the child rather than the child struggling to fit the programs. Hope's school climate is one of inclusion, encouragement, positive relationships and recognition of student accomplishments.

Hope Academy believes that:

  •     all children can learn and achieve to higher levels
  •     every child has unique patterns of strengths and weaknesses
  •     children learn best in structured programs within caring and calm atmospheres
  •     all children deserve an equal opportunity to develop and learn to their full potential
  •     every effort should be made to create unique educational experiences that match unique needs

Hope Academy is a participant in:

  •      Louisiana Student Scholarship for Educational Excellence
  •      School Choice for Disabilities
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The average private school tuition in Baton Rouge, LA is $5,988 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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