Huntsville Achievement School

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  • Huntsville Achievement School has been impacting students for over fifty years.
  • HAS is a hidden gem in the Huntsville area for students in grades K-12 that need an educational setting different from the typical public classroom.
  • At HAS, we realize that "one size fits all" education doesn't work.
  • We work together with the parents and child to figure out how to best teach our students.
  • Our curriculum combines directed studies, project, and service learning, and Huntsville Achievement is a fully accredited school. Huntsville Achievement's goal is to help students achieve in the classroom today, so they can thrive in life after school.
  • We try to help each child develop academic competence and reasoning skills along with a positive self-concept and the ability to cope and be productive in a changing world.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Aspergers, High functioning Autism
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students38 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeHuntsville Achievement School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesDual Enrollment courses offered
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,950
Tuition NotesTuition and fees are different for high school than for k-8.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRichard Reynolds

School Notes

  • Huntsville Achievement School works with students with Dyslexia, High Functioning Autism, Aspergers, ADD and ADHD, and at risk students. We also aim to serve students that seek a viable alternative to the public school model. Education isn't one size fits all, and because of this fact, sometimes a child, for one reason or another, is not a good fit at a school. We provide an alternative before the student falls behind. As a small school with a lower student to teacher ratio, we have a greater flexibility to use differentiated instruction. This lets us work with each child's individual learning style to best meet their needs. we will use a combination of directed studies, projects, and service learning to employ a multisensory learning experience proven to increase memory retention.
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The average private school tuition in Huntsville, AL is $6,535 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Huntsville, AL is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).