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.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMost learning differences supported
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students141 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Bedford School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,550
Admissions DirectorDr. Betsy Box

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
STEM

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 as Squirrel Hollow Camp, all in a structured special education setting.

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