The Howard School

  • 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.

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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
17%
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
20%
Admissions DirectorAnne Beisel
Admissions AssociateDawn Splinter

Sports

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

School Notes

  • Current psycho-educational testing report requiredforadmissions consideration.

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  • Decatur
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    Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 29 students
    6.4 miles
    705 S. Candler Street
    Decatur, GA 30030
    (404)378-9706
    6.4 Inquire with school
    29
  • Fairburn
    The Bedford School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-9 | 141 students
    20 miles
    5665 Milam Rd
    Fairburn, GA 30213
    (770)774-8001
    20 1-9
    141
  • Roswell
    Jacob's Ladder
    Jacob's Ladder Photo
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    19.4 miles
    407 Hardscrabble Rd
    Roswell, GA 30075
    (770)998-1017
    19.4 PK-12
    85
  • Lawrenceville
    Special Needs School Of Gwinnett
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 59 students
    26.8 miles
    660 Davis Rd
    Lawrenceville, GA 30046
    (678)442-6262
    26.8 PK-12
    59
  • Roswell
    The Cottage School
    The Cottage School Photo - The Cottage School's 23-acre wooded campus includes five "cottage-style" classroom buildings.
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 164 students
    16.5 miles
    700 Grimes Bridge Road
    Roswell, GA 30075
    (770)641-8688
    16.5 4-12
    164

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $11,325 for elementary schools and $17,902 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).