Design For Learning Differences School

8600 Academy Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87111-0871
Tel: (505)822-0476
Grades: 2-11 | 37 students
DLD-Sycamore School is a private, non-profit school, serving students with learning difficulties from the greater metropolitan area of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Often these students have average or higher intelligence and abilities, but may be falling behind or experiencing failure in school.
Students in grades 1-12 are enrolled in a comprehensive academic program that is offered in a day-school setting.
The school year begins in July and has followed a year-round quarter system since its inception.
DLD's staff is experienced in working with youngsters with learning differences.
They are highly trained and skilled, and are committed, dedicated, and caring professionals, who incorporate Christian values into their teaching standards.
Certified and non-certified personnel work in the intimate and nurturing environment of the school.
The alternative high school program offers an independent study curriculum that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Students who complete the four-year course of study receive a diploma signifying attainment of the required number of hours of credit.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 2-11

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Design For Learning Differences School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $6,635 for elementary schools and $14,095 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).