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Chatham Academy

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $129,900. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $800.

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Posted January 6, 2014

My son has been attending this school for seven years. These teachers have been wonderful! They truly go the extra mile in making sure every needs are met. I volunteer to help with school program so I see this involvement every day. It's unfortunatel, not too many parent volunteer here?! If they want their children to succeed , They need to be more active and get involved. Parents need to realize that it takes both side to make this school experience a successful one. There's a reason why this school has been around for more than 25 years.
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Posted November 2, 2013

In terms of finding identity and fitting in, your child would most likely achieve social prosperity as a student here. However, educational aspects of the school are severely lacking. On top of this, the school's curriculum is horribly unorganized, tuition is overpriced, and student management is laughable. My child will most likely never get into a good college after sending her to this school, whereas before she was completely capable. Unless your child has a SEVERE learning disability, I do not suggest you invest your child's education here.
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Posted September 8, 2013

Chatham Academy is a Blessing to our family! The teachers and staff are the tops! In just 3 years, our son has overcome so many challenges, he's so excited about learning, loves his friends and teachers, and even excited about sports. God Bless all the staff at Chatham Academy for what they do for our son daily.
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Posted July 9, 2013

My son has attended this school for four years, and we feel so lucky and blessed to have discovered it. My son's learning differences are not what most would consider profound, but they are present enough that he struggled to keep up in mainstream schools, and his self-esteem plummeted. Chatham Academy's tailored teaching approach has helped him immensely both academically and emotionally. He loves the school, and he feels as if he is surrounded by family there. The teachers and staff clearly love what they do, and are amazingly kind, patient and innovative.
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Posted January 5, 2013

Excellent teachers & staff, kind,gentle, caring! Finally found a school and entire staff that cares about their students not just a paycheck and they understand and listen to all students and parents!
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 44%
Black 26% 37%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Hispanic 0% 12%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4 Oglethorpe Professional Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31406
Phone: (912) 354-4047

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