Porter Academy

  • The Porter School specializes in teaching studentsmild to moderate learning differences who have not been successful in more traditional classroom settings.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAnxiety, ADHD, Processing, LD, Social Struggles
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students70 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,923
Tuition NotesTuition includes small class sizes, small group speech therapy, OT, and Music Therapy
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBarbara Richard

School Notes

  • The Porter School is able to meet the needs of students with various learning styles by using a language-rich and multi-sensorylearning program. Our program addresses the needs of the whole child, enabling our students to reach their full potential.
  • Reading and Math are taught in small groups of 3-6, while other subjects are taught to larger groups of 10-12
  • Our student planner system encourages organization, responsibility and constant parental communication
  • Our reward system focuses on positive reinforcement, teamwork and building self-esteem
  • Citizenship education emphasizes core values including kindness,positive communication and respect for people and property
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