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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 2-11
  • Students: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 2-11

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Laurel Heights Academy (hospital) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 2-11
  • Students: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $15,582 for elementary schools and $19,399 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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