Laurel Heights Academy (hospital)

  • Laurel Heights is a private intensive residential treatment center located in Atlanta, Georgia, in the Emory/Druid Hills neighborhood.
  • The serene 12 acre campus offers seven residential cottages, separate clinic, school, cafeteria, gym, swimming pool and several outdoor playgrounds.
  • Laurel Heights specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with complex psychiatric and behavioral problems, co-occurring developmental disabilities and has a specialty program for children with autism spectrum disorders.
  • The Discovery Program at Laurel Heights is dedicated to helping children with autism spectrum disorders and significant behavioral difficulties learn functional communication, social interaction, and self-management skills.
  • The program is geared toward children with autism who may also have Self-injurious, disruptive and aggressive behaviors, Moods disorders, including depression and bipolar symptoms, Difficulties with impulse control and self-regulation, Symptoms of psychosis or other mental illnesses.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-11

Student Body

Total Students93 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Laurel Heights Academy (hospital) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    (404) 835-9000
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    Grades: 4-12 | 257 students
    16.4 miles
    700 Grimes Bridge Road
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    (770) 641-8688
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    19.8 miles
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