The Ellis School of Atlanta

  • The Ellis Center is a non-profit organization serving children with complex communication needs & multiple disabilites and their community. Our mission is to nurture life-long learners and connect them to their community, focusing on what IS possible. Parent enrollment information sessions are held quarterly.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedComplex Communication Needs
Year Founded6
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$475
Summer Program Cost NotesOnline registration begins the first Monday in February and generally will fill up within the hour.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students6 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesParent information sessions will help guide the discussion. As services depend on not just education but amount of therapy and type of hours requested
Admissions DirectorAlison Caputo
Admissions AssociateCristina Harty

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSwimmingSwimming

School Notes

  • The Ellis Center is a non-profit organization serving children with complex communication needs & multiple disabilites and their community. Our mission is to nurture life-long learners and connect them to their community, focusing on what IS possible.  Parent enrollment information sessions are held quarterly.

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