Q. Where is Swift School located?
A. Swift School is located at 300 Grimes Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30075. The school is located just west of GA 400 off Exit 7: Holcomb Bridge Road.
Q. What grades are included at the school?
A. Swift School currently offers grades 1st through 8th.
Q. What are the school hours?
A. School begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. for the Lower Division (grades 1st-5th). The Middle Division (grades 6th-8th) begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:45 p.m.
Q. Does Swift School offer extended day opportunities?
A. Swift School offers early morning care beginning at 7:15 a.m. and after school care ending at 6 p.m. There is an additional cost for these programs.
Q. Does Swift School offer any After School Clubs?
A. Swift School offers Sports Club, Art Club, Science Club, Chess Club and Chorus. Selections vary by quarter. We also offer an after-school homework hour.
Q. Do you provide transportation?
A. Swift School currently does not provide transportation, however many parents choose to carpool. Swift provides zip code lists to assist your with planning.
Q. Does your school require uniforms?
A. Swift School students are required to wear uniforms that can be purchased through Lands' End.
Q. Do you provide lunch at school?
A. Swift School provides lunch daily which is included the cost of the tuition. Students are permitted to bring their lunch if desired.
Q. How many students at Swift School?
A. Swift School currently has 166 students and anticipates continued growth.
Q. What is the student/teacher ratio?
A. The student/teacher ratio is approximately 6:1.
Q. What type of curriculum is offered?
A. Swift School curriculum is specifically designed for children with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences. The Orton-Gillingham Approach is the foundation of our program, which emphasizes teaching all subjects through multi-sensory techniques that involve the auditory, visual, tactile and kinesthetic pathways to the brain.
Q. Do you have a Physical Education program?
A. Swift's Physical Education program is an innovative model, which recognizes that skills development builds self-esteem and confidence. Students participate in PE at a minimum of four times per week.
Q. How can I tour your school?
Q. What is the tuition?
A. The tuition for the 2011-2012 school year is $20,685, which includes tuition, lunch, books, and supplies.
Q. Does Swift School participate in the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship/SB 10?
A. Swift School is a participant for the 2011-2012 school year. Refer to: http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/sb10.aspx for more information about the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship.