Franklin Academy

Tel: (860)873-2700
Grades: 8-12 | 90 students
Franklin Academy is a college preparatory school, accredited by the new england association of schools and colleges, specializing in serving students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Nonverbal Learning Differences and Asperger's Syndrome.
Our program is designed to support our students' learning style and to enhance their strengths, while responding appropriately to the challenges of ASD, NLD and AS which can include some of the following features: poor time management skills, organizational difficulties, dyspraxia, visual-spatial weaknesses, slower processing speed, fine motor difficulties, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and problems with abstract conceptual reasoning, subtle social cues, and transitions. 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.

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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Nonverbal Learning Difference, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $79,800
Tuition Notes Tuition is all inclusive, paid in quarterly installments or upfront with a $5,000.00 discount.
Admissions Director Cynthia Pope
Admissions Associate Vince Schmidt
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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $10,746 for elementary schools and $30,839 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).