The Bedford School

The Bedford School will provide the appropriate intervention necessary for each learning-disabled child.
The Bedford School will provide remediation and instruction in academic, physical, and social skills, supporting the families as they reinforce and enhance this growth.
The Bedford School will provide opportunities for growth in the areas of responsibility, self-discipline and organization that will enable the learning- disabled student to become an independent learner and a contributing member of society. A learning disability is generally defined as a cognitive dysfunction, frequently hereditary, characterized by an inability to deal with written symbols, despite average or above-average intelligence, conventional instruction and socio-cultural opportunity.
Some of the characteristics include short attention span, poor ability to organize, slowness in finishing work, and an impaired ability to concentrate.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-9
  • Enrollment: 141 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,550
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-9
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Most learning differences supported
Year Founded
1985
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
141 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
The Bedford School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Khaki pants/shorts and colored polo shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr. Betsy Box

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
STEM

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama productions

School Notes

  • Our mission is to maximize the potential of students with learning differences and develop foundations for success. The first LD school on the southside of Atlanta, Bedford offers small class size, a challenging academic curriculum, modern multifaceted facilities, extra-curricular activities, and summer academic and recreational programs such asSquirrel Hollow Camp, all in a structured special education setting.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Bedford School cost?
The Bedford School's tuition is approximately $19,550 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Bedford School?
The acceptance rate of The Bedford School is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 80%.
Does The Bedford School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Bedford School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Bedford School offer?
The Bedford School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for The Bedford School?
The application deadline for The Bedford School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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I just want to say again that we are big fans of The Bedford School. Recently my friend told one of her friends to give me a call as they were looking at different options for their daughter. I gave high praise to Bedford. Your school changed our everyday lives for the better and we are so thankful that we found Bedford. If we had to do it over again, we would do the exact same thing. The Bedford School is such a sweet and nurturing school and gave Jacob so much confidence in himself. If you ever need us for a reference or recommendation, we would be happy to help!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-9
  • Enrollment: 141 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,550
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fulton County, GA is $18,304 for elementary schools and $21,360 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fulton County, GA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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