Is this a school for students with behavioral problems?

Asked by Derek, Albright, WV Mon Jan 5, 2009

This question is about Hooper Renwick School:…

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Lonnie Ander…, Agent, Duluth, GA
Wed Dec 29, 2010
This is from the school profile...

Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:

•general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
•specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
•creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
•leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
•visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
•psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.

Vocation/Technical CurriculumVocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.

Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.

I suggest a phone call. That way you can ask specific questions and get specific answers. (770) 682-4290
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Paulette War…, Agent, Duluth, GA
Fri Dec 10, 2010
Hi Derek,

I found this in on there website. I hope it helps.
The Hooper Renwick School is one of the sites of the North Metro GNETS (Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support). North Metro, one of 24 programs located throughout the state, serves severely emotionally disturbed (SED) students between the ages of 5 and 22. Funded through the Georgia Department of Education.

North Metro serves students from Atlanta City, Fulton County, Buford City, and Gwinnett County. Hooper Renwick serves middle and high school age students from Gwinnett County, while elementary age students receive services though the North Metro classes housed at Oakland Meadows School. In response to the specific needs in Gwinnett County, Hooper Renwick also serves students with autism and mild/moderate or severe intellectual disabilities whose behaviors are unable to be successfully addressed in their home school.
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