MDE School

  • Motivation - Dedication - Excellence MDE School specializes in children with autism, sensory processing and communication disorders.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade MDE School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size4 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,000
Admissions DirectorMindy Elkan

School Notes

  • Founded in 2009, in the heart of East Cobb County in Metro Atlanta,  MDE School specializes in children with autism, sensory processing and communication disorders. Through the vision and direction of Miss Mindy Elkan, MDE School provides an atmosphere for children to learn and succeed at their own pace. MDE accepts the Georgia Special Needs scholarship and participates in the Georgia Student Scholarship Organization (GASSO). Life skills and social skills are incorporated daily.  MDE School incorporates fun and innovative activities such as Improv, Art, P.E, iLS, Music, technology and field trips. Extra curricular activities are offered such as, student government, yearbook, lego club, lunch bunch and much more!  

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My son started MDE 2019 school year. We are beyond excited to see how much he has changed over the past year. He is learning more life skills than I ever thought he would learn. He went from being a wandering child to getting out of the car in car line and walking straight to class. Thank you MDE!
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