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The Learning Tree

The Learning Tree is a coeducational private special needs school

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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The Learning Tree says

The Learning Tree is a private, non-profit school for individuals with mental retardation who face language/communication difficulties and engage in challenging behaviors directed towards others of themselves. The educational component of the program is licensed and monitored by the Alabama State Department of Education and its divisions of Special Education Services. The home life component of our program is certified and monitored by the Alabama State Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. The Learning Tree exists to provide a warm and loving environment to persons with significant challenges. Through systematic programming, we provide individualized instruction and behavioral intervention to maximize achievement in all areas in order to promote a quality of life enjoyed by non-disabled peers.



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  (256) 447-9349

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 35
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Ungraded 35

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Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 89% Male / 11% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 29%
Black or African American 71%
Asian 3%
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