The Howard School

1192 Foster Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Tel: (404)377-7436
  • The Howard School educates students with language-basedlearningdisabilities and learning differences through instructiondesignedto complement and address each student's individual needs,and tohelp each student understand and advocate for his or herownlearning process. The curriculum focuses on depth ofunderstandingto make learning meaningful and therefore, maximizeeducationalsuccess.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based
Year Founded1950
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students254 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeThe Howard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes$31,180 - $32,720. Varies depending on level.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorAnne Beisel
Admissions AssociateDawn Splinter


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Current psycho-educational testing report requiredforadmissions consideration.

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