The Lighthouse

  • The Lighthouse is an accredited private school focused on providing an educational home and beacon of hope for students with a range of diverse learning needs.
  • We specialize in meeting the needs of students with learning differences in an environment customized for each student`s individual needs and abilities.
  • The Lighthouse offers both traditional and individualized curriculum paths, focused on preparing students for life after graduation.
  • From academics to social skills to extracurricular interests, we guide students to their fullest potential.
  • The Lighthouse offers a full academic program for grades 5-12 as well as a post-graduate program aimed at post-secondary education and vocational training.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Georgia Accrediting Commission
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpecific Learning Disabilities; ADD/ADHD; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Language-based Learning Disabilities; Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes350 for 1/2 credit 700 for 1 credit

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Lighthouse Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,500
Tuition NotesOther tuition plans and scholarships available
Admissions DirectorLeslie Moore
Admissions AssociateKristin Jewell

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peachtree City
    The Campus Schools
    Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 91 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Tivoli Gardens Rd Ste 100
    Peachtree City, GA 30269
    (770)632-1710
    1.1 6-12
    91
  • Fayetteville
    Grades: PK-12 | 206 students
    10.2 miles
    355 Mcdonough Rd
    Fayetteville, GA 30215
    (770)461-0137
    10.2 PK-12
    206
  • Atlanta
    The Howard School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 287 students
    26.1 miles
    1192 Foster Street, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30318
    (404)377-7436
    26.1 K-12
    287
  • Fayetteville
    Rising Star Montessori
    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: PK-6 | 53 students
    6.5 miles
    440 E Lanier Ave
    Fayetteville, GA 30214
    (770)461-1595
    6.5 PK-6
    53
  • Newnan
    Grades: K-7 | 72 students
    14.1 miles
    171 Gordon Rd
    Newnan, GA 30263
    (678)854-9188
    14.1 K-7
    72

School Reviews

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We are nearing the end of our third year at The Lighthouse and couldn't be happier with how our son is thriving there. If you are looking for an alternative school for your child, definitely see if The Lighthouse fits your needs. I believe their strength is their capability to understand and work with individual student needs. While a student might have been frustrated somewhere else, the staff at The Lighthouse have the opportunity to know their students well and they strive to find the best way to work with each individual student to achieve both academic and social success. Typical of other teens, my son would rather not go to school if it was totally his choice. BUT, he describes The Lighthouse as a family and he would not go anywhere else!
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