Learning Skills Academy

1247 Washington Rd.,
Rye, NH, 03870-0387
Tel: (603)964-4903
Learning Skills Academy is a private, non-profit day-school located on the New Hampshire seacoast serving students in grades four through twelve, ages 8 to 21.
We are a small, close-knit community of nineteen qualified staff, most with multiple educational certifications, and up to thirty-two students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Council for Exceptional Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based and non-verbal learning disabilities; speech and language impairments; other health impairments; dyslexia; dysgraphia; dyscalculia
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $40,770
Tuition Notes Rate is set by the state of NH
Admissions Director Karen E. Staines

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Cooking, Girls on Track, Lego Robotics, Martial Arts, Social Hour, Yoga and Meditation Art, Cooking, Girls on Track, Lego Robotics, Martial Arts, Social Hour, Yoga and Meditation,

School Notes:

    • Our mission is to enrich the lives of students by igniting and nurturing individuals' academic, social, and emotional potentials in a dynamic community which honors divergent learning styles.
    • Each year, the curriculum is presented through the prism of a school-wide and year-long theme. Our themes include: The Art and Science of Communication, which blending physical science and early western civilization, From Evolution to Revolution, blending biology and american history, and currrently Faces of the Earth, including world cultures and earth science.
    • Language-based instruction is used in all classes and students spend as much time as they require in our Language Lab. Individualized programs facilitate development of decoding, encoding, fluency, comprehension, visualization, and phoneme segmentation skills.
    • Our three Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapist and Counselor provide individual and group therapies, as appropriate.
    • Friday schedules alternate between field studies which enrich the classroom curriculum and Adventurelore, an outdoor adventure-based counseling program that develops self-confidence and group cooperation skills.

    Profile last updated: 04/15/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Odyssey House Inc (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rye Country Day School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rye Country Day School (1.9 miles away)
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