Franklin Academy

Tel: (860)873-2700
Grades: 8-12 | 90 students
  • Franklin Academy creates a community-focused boarding and day school where students with unique learning styles develop and strenghten academic and social competencies vital to the pursuit of college goals, professional aspirations, and fulfilling lives.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Nonverbal Learning Difference, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers, ADHD
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Franklin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 6 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $77,000
Tuition Notes Tuition is all inclusive and paid in advance. Quarterly financing options are available.
Admissions Director Cynthia Pope
Admissions Associate Vince Schmidt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Resident Assistants, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Student-Driven clubs vary Resident Assistants,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government,
Student-Driven clubs vary,

School Notes

  • Our program is designed to support our students' learning style and to enhance their strengths, while responding appropriately to the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Non-Verbal Learning Disorder's. 
  • Compensatory strategies to address these challenges, as well as the development of social skills and independent living skills, are programmatic priorities.
  • Franklin Academy's small classes, the multi-modal and differentiated instruction, and close student-faculty relationships are of particular benefit for all of our students.
  • Three programs are available at Franklin Academy:  High School; the Franklin Learning Institute, College program; and Summer Sojourn. 
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