5.00 (1 review)
- Jacob's Ladder believes that great potential lies within each child, regardless of diagnosis.
- We have built a school that serves and educates children utilizing an intensive array of interventions, helping each child maximize that potential.
- Our mission is clear, and our promise is steadfast we believe that every brain is capable of new growth and change.
- No matter what the condition or diagnosis given we know that the brain can change based on the input and stimulation it receives.
- Our job is to provide that intense interaction and stimulation consistently and daily.
- We also believe in the potential of each child who enters our doors, while readily and lovingly expressing that belief.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)|
Southern Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||85 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||55 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||2:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies based on placement. Please call with any specific questions!|
|Admissions Director||Jaclyn Rhodes|
|Admissions Associate||Amber McNeely|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Atlanta Grades: K-12 | 254 students
1192 Foster Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404)377-7436 19.4 K-12
- Roswell Grades: 4-12 | 164 students
700 Grimes Bridge Road
Roswell, GA 30075
(770)641-8688 3.9 4-12
- Marietta Grades: K-12 | 36 students
1517 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30062
(770)971-4633 6.1 K-12
- Roswell Grades: PK-8 | 70 students
200 Cox Rd
Roswell, GA 30075
(770)594-1313 2.2 PK-8
I cannot say enough about Jacob`s Ladder and the incredible teachers and staff who teach and love our 12 yo twins with global neurodevelopmental delays. If I had to sum up our experience at Jacob`s Ladder in one word, I`d have to say it`s been life-changing. My girls started at Jacob`s Ladder when they were 7 years old. They were non-verbal, did not know their colors, letters or shapes and had the development age of about an 18 month old to 2 year old child. Within 11 weeks of starting the 1:1 program at JL both of my girls started speaking, identifying shapes and colors and telling us their wants and needs. It was absolutely astounding to us! They spent 4 years in the special needs program in our county`s public school system with no significant progress and within 3 months my girls were speaking to me. Now my girls are in a small group class at JL, speak in entire sentences, tell jokes, know their letters and numbers and are even beginning to read sight words! Every day still brings a new surprise. Everyone is so invested in the success of the children and is just as excited as you are when your child makes a small or significant gain. The students are truly loved - you can just see it, feel it and hear it. We are so happy and so are our girls I just wish we had come here sooner!
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