You've found the school that has the right blend of academics, therapies, social & emotional development, daily living skills and career preparation. ClearWater Academy is fully accredited and accepts SB-10. Please call to schedule your tour and apply today.

We are a school Near Atlanta for Special Needs

Do you have a child with learning differences? Are you stressed by the demands of conflicting schedules from school and the assorted therapies after school that meet your child’s unique needs? Do you wish you had more family time and less time spent shuttling between appointments and managing the details? Are you searching for a place that could bring it all together and provide an individualized program to maximize your child’s chances to learn and succeed?

Your search is over. ClearWater Academy is a private, 501(c)(3), state-of-the-art school for children with learning differences. Situated in Fayette County south of Atlanta between Tyrone and Peachtree City, ClearWater Academy is a leader and pioneer in the state of Georgia and a national model for how children with learning differences should be educated. The ClearWater Academy program is tailored to each student. It combines cutting-edge, research-based advancements in education with assistive technology, social-emotional development, career coaching and therapies to enable, enhance and enrich students’ education and life-long skills.

ClearWater Academy specializes in educating diverse learners grades 1 through 12.. Our student body is comprised of but not limited to those on the autism spectrum with various other neurodevelopmental challenges which include delays in motor planning, social interaction skills; executive functioning; sensory, visual and/or auditory processing; receptive or expressive language; academics; attention and/or memory. ClearWater Academy has:

  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Low student to teacher ratios
  • Reading and math interventions and strategies
  • Social emotional development curriculum
  • Individualized assistive technology supports
  • Career readiness and development
  • Speech and occupational therapies
  • Therapeutic riding, recreational therapy, yoga, personal fitness
  • Therapy dog, Libby
  • After school care
  • SB-10 Funding
  • Georgia Student Scholarship Organization (GaSSO) scholarships

Give your child the advantage of an integrated suite of interventions and an education delivered by a staff with a shared vision of your child’s greatest potential. Give your family the gift of time together at the end of the school day. That’s what you’ll find at ClearWater Academy. Learn more and apply today.

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My daughter attends ClearWater Academy, and we’ve had a wonderful experience. She went from crying everyday in public school to being excited about going to school. She used to have private therapy 6x/week. Now, she has all her services & therapies at school. The staff & teachers are fabulous and love what they do.   I would highly recommend ClearWater Academy.

ClearWater Academy Parent

Our son rode in the car yesterday for an hour saying, "We celebrated my birthday!" He was super excited! We've celebrated every year but it never registered with him like it did this year. We know that ClearWater Academy's goals are many, and education is key, but our son connected yesterday, and we cannot thank you enough!

ClearWater Academy Parent

I cried for joy when I received my son’s standardized test scores after his first year at ClearWater Academy. For the first time in his whole life, instead of being ‘delayed’ he was at or above grade level.

ClearWater Academy Parent

The breadth of ClearWater’s curriculum and therapy is truly amazing, but what truly sets ClearWater apart and makes us so happy that our child is here is the love and care that she gets at school every day.

ClearWater Academy Parent

I like the helpful strategies such as fidgeting and squeezing Theraputty when I am upset.
I like ClearWater Academy because they let you go at the learning pace you need, and they are always very flexible

ClearWater Academy Students

Clearwater Academy has been such a blessing for our son. He looks forward to school each day, and his academic classes are meaningful and engaging. The teachers and staff at ClearWater take a genuine interest in my son, cultivating his gifts, supporting his needs, and challenging him to reach his full potential.

ClearWater Academy PARent