GRACEPOINT School

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Basic Information

Address: 570 Piedmont Rd. Marietta, GA 30066
County: Cobb
School District: Cobb County School District
Phone Number: 678-709-6634
President: none
Principal: Joy Wood, Head of School
School Type: private, specialized, dyslexia, Christian

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Additional Information

Accreditation: AOGPE, SAIS, GAPSEC, AdvancED
Founded: 2012
Organization Affiliation: AAAIS, Decoding Dyslexia, Atlanta Christian School Association
Ages/Grades: 1-8
School Schedule: 8:10am-3:15pm
School days in Calendar Year: 175
School Size: 120 students
Classroom Size: 5-8 per class
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1 for reading classes. 8:1 for other core subjects
Tuition:

23,500

Financial Aid:

yes

Curriculum:

Orton-Gillingham

Computer Capabilities:

1:1 device to student

Uniform Guidelines:

Uniforms by Lands End

Admissions Deadline: rolling admissions
Mission Statement:

The mission of GRACEPOINT School is to equip dyslexic students with the skills needed to develop into independent and confident learners, through sequential, systematic and multisensory instruction. Our goal is to instill in each child a lifelong desire for growing in wisdom and gaining knowledge of the Lord so that each may fulfill God's purposes and bring glory to Him.

Philosophy/Belief Statement: GRACEPOINT welcomes families from all faith traditions, believing that God has given each of us talents and abilities to use for His glory. We believe that all students given the right opportunities and techniques can be successful learners. We believe that students can develop their talents and leadership qualities while learning. We believe that our students will progress by incorporating a multi-sensory approach to learning and being prescriptive in planning for each individual student. We believe in being open to the power of the Holy Spirit as we instruct our students in truth and love. We believe that our students will be more than able after completion of the program to transition back into public/private educational opportunities.
School History:

The first seed of GRACEPOINT was planted in 2012 when 2 mothers, Molly Holm and Angie Strack both found themselves searching for the best school to serve their dyslexic sons.  As overwhelming as starting a school seemed at the time, with the leadership of Brenda Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the Georgia Educational Training Agency, the doors of GRACEPOINT opened just 6 months later with a mere 4 students. GRACEPOINT is in its 8th year with an enrollment of 123 students. Ms. Holm serves GRACEPOINT as a board member, and Ms. Strack as Middle School Director and a Morphology teacher.