Noble Academy

3310 Horse Pen Creek Road
Greensboro, NC 27410-0274
Tel: (336)282-7044
Grades: K-12 | 160 students
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The family atmosphere at Noble Academy contributes to an increased ability of students to be able to learn in a comfortable environment. Teachers work together with the students and their families to achieve a greater level of success.
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The family atmosphere at Noble Academy contributes to an increased ability of students to be able to learn in a comfortable environment. Teachers work together with the students and their families to achieve a greater level of success.
With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, teachers are able to truly understand their students' needs and meet each student's unique learning needs.
Noble Academy's graduates have a high rate of acceptance into post-secondary institutions. Thanks to their time at Noble Academy, they have learned the tools and strategies to be successful after graduation.
Students in grades 5-12 are able to take advantage of Noble Academy's athletic opportunities. With an emphasis on fair play, cooperation and spirited competition, coaches use sports as a catalyst to teach valuable life skills, opening the doors of competing on a sports team to a high percentage of our students.
At Noble Academy, students who have felt out of place at other schools find an educational haven. Here, everyone including teachers, staff, and all of the students, understand that everyone is here for a reason and that each individual learns differently than the one next to him. Families consistently report that their student is a much happier individual.
Our staff has in-depth knowledge of learning disabilities, allowing us to meet the unique needs of each of our students.
The art and drama departments at Noble Academy provide extended opportunities for involvement, allowing us to develop the whole student, not just the academic side. Our artists and actors have won many awards on the local and state levels. The discipline involved in these classes often transfers over to improvement in the academic classroom as well.
Using research-based instructional strategies, teachers are able to meet the unique learning needs of their students.
Rather than a small student council, which often becomes a popularity contest, Student Senate includes representatives from each of the upper division grades (7-12) and two junior members from lower division. Student Senators are tasked with being the voice of their peers in the planning and rethinking of how the school day works.
Noble Academy Mission Statement: We offer students with learning differences a comprehensive educational experience in a supportive environment where they can achieve their highest potential.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, CAPD
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 160 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition for the 2015-16 school year is as follows: Kindergarten: $14,000 Grades 1-9: $18,400 Grades 10-12: $19,200. There is also a one-time new student fee of $1500.
Admissions Director Christy Avent
Admissions Associate Amy Patrick

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Drama, Remote Control Car Club, Retro Video Game Club, Running Club Art Club, Drama, Running Club, Remote Control Car Club,
Retro Video Game Club,

School Notes

  • Noble Academy provides the opportunity for students with learning differences to achieve greater success. Featuring small class sizes, specialized training, qualified teachers, and a culture of caring and accountability, Noble Academy is uniquely designed to help your student embrace the strengths of his or her learning style. At Noble Academy, students with learning disabilities are no longer different. They interact with others like themselves and find both academic and social success. Our class sizes are small and our curriculum is traditional, though infused with techniques and methodology proven to be successful with our students. We are committed to both the remediation of areas of weakness and the celebration of areas of strength. Thus, at Noble Academy, children are taught by reading specialists and special education teachers within their disability areas but have content area experts, trained in working with LD/ADHD students, in science, social studies, art, drama, physical education, and various other elective classes. We offer a college preparatory program that serves children in grades K through 12. Our goal is to transition students back to more traditional settings, if appropriate. If traditional school is not the best environment for a student, we ensure that their Noble Academy experience will provide the rigor, strategies, and self-advocacy skills necessary for successful transitioning to college, vocational-technical school, or the world of work.

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

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School Reviews

Our son has been at the Noble Academy for two years. He is happy and learning. Something that had not happened before. The teachers he has had have all been excellent and REALLY understand students with special needs. Clearly the school is able to attract great people... I couldn''t be more positive about the school. The only scary part is the tuition-It''s really high... On the other hand, there aren''t many choices in the area and the public school system is now all about "tests"...and not about children''s needs so there aren''t other options....
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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