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.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 2-11
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 2-11

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 26%
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
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Laurel Heights Academy (hospital) is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 2-11
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $17,234 for elementary schools and $21,592 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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