Learning Prep School

1507 Washington St
West Newton, MA 02465-0176
Tel: (617)965-0764
Grades: 3-12 | 230 students
Learning Prep School is an innovative educational milieu for students with language and learning disabilities. Understanding that language skills are the basis for all learning, LPS's unique curriculum integrates the teaching of language skills in all subjects.
Serving students from communities throughout New England, LPS is the only school specifically designed for language-impaired students within the region.
Our record of accomplishment is also unique.
While most language-impaired students fare poorly in the public schools, many students who enter LPS early in their academic lives are able to return to the public school setting.
Having learned the necessary compensatory strategies, these students often complete high school and find employment.
Older students who enter LPS, later graduate, choosing to go on to higher education or work.
The Learning Prep School (LPS) has been providing language and learning-disabled students with such an educational milieu since 1970.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 3-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 230 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $41,624
Admissions Director Joan Foster

School Notes

  • Learning Prep School is an innovative educational  milieu for students with language and learning disabilities. Understanding that language skills are the basis for all learning, LPS's unique curriculum integrates the teaching of language skills in all subjects. Serving students from communities throughout New England, LPS is the only school specifically designed for language-impaired students within the region. Our record of accomplishment is also unique. While most language-impaired students fare poorly in the public schools, many students who enter LPS early in their academic lives are able to return to the public school setting. Having learned the necessary compensatory strategies, these students often complete high school and find employment. Older students who enter LPS, later graduate, choosing to go on to higher education or work. The Learning Prep School (LPS) has been providing language and learning-disabled students with such an educational milieu since 1970.
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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,329 for elementary schools and $33,386 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).