Landmark School

429 Hale St Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965-0196
Tel: (978)236-3000
Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
Small class sizes ranging from 4-8 students.
Small class sizes ranging from 4-8 students.
Landmark is a coeducational boarding and day school offering a full range of customized programs for students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
With a college preparatory high school, a middle school, and an elementary school, Landmark is one of the most comprehensive schools serving students with language-based learning disabilities in the United States.
Landmark accepts bright students who are emotionally healthy, motivated to learn, but need remedial help with reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking as well as mathematics.
With a 1:3 teacher-student ratio, the key to Landmark's successful model is the daily one-to-one tutorial.
A customized tutorial curriculum is designed to remediate specific language needs, which may encompass decoding, fluency, phonological awareness, written composition, and organizational skills.
In addition, Landmark offers a Summer Program which combines intensive, academic skill development with recreational activities.
A customized program including a daily one-to-one tutorial is designed for each student to improve reading, writing, spelling and study skills.
The Summer Program accepts students in grades 1-12, who possess average to superior intelligence, a history of healthy emotional development, and have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability.
Situated on two beautiful campuses just 25 miles north of Boston, students take advantage of its North Shore location and its many cultural opportunities.

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
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia / Language-based
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 300 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Landmark School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirt and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $48,200
Admissions Director Carolyn Orsini Nelson


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1971, Landmark School is recognized as a leader in the field of language-based learning disabilities.
  • Individualized instruction and remediation, daily 1:1 tutorials, teacher/student ratio of 1:3.
  • Emphasizing language & learning skills.
  • The Residential Life Program offers a structured, supportive living & learning environment.
  • Recreation, competitive athletics, performing arts, visual & practical arts, technology, clubs, community service and extracurricular activities.
  • Summer Programs for students grades 1-12 combine academic skill development with hands-on, outdoor activities.
  • Landmark is located on two campuses along Boston's beautiful North Shore.
  • Landmark School's mission is to enable and empower people with language-based learning disabilities to realize their educational and social potential through an exemplary school program complemented by outreach, training, and research.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Waring School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waldorf School at Moraine Farm (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Waldorf School at Moraine Farm (0.3 miles away)
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  • Beverly
    Waldorf School at Moraine Farm
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 138 students
    0.3 miles
    701 Cabot St.
    Beverly, MA 01915
  • Beverly
    Grades: K-8 | 215 students
    0.7 miles
    74 Hart St
    Beverly, MA 01915
  • Beverly
    Grades: 6-12 | 152 students
    1.3 miles
    35 Standley Street
    Beverly, MA 01915
  • Manchester
    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
    1.7 miles
    One Brookwood Road
    Manchester, MA 01944
  • Beverly
    Grades: NS-8 | 216 students
    2 miles
    243 Essex Street
    Beverly, MA 01915

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