Design For Learning Differences School

8600 Academy Rd Ne,
Albuquerque, NM, 87111-0871
Tel: (505)822-0476
DLD-Sycamore School is a private, non-profit school, serving students with learning difficulties from the greater metropolitan area of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Often these students have average or higher intelligence and abilities, but may be falling behind or experiencing failure in school.
Students in grades 1-12 are enrolled in a comprehensive academic program that is offered in a day-school setting.
The school year begins in July and has followed a year-round quarter system since its inception.
DLD's staff is experienced in working with youngsters with learning differences.
They are highly trained and skilled, and are committed, dedicated, and caring professionals, who incorporate Christian values into their teaching standards.
Certified and non-certified personnel work in the intimate and nurturing environment of the school.
The alternative high school program offers an independent study curriculum that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Students who complete the four-year course of study receive a diploma signifying attainment of the required number of hours of credit.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 30 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope Connection School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hope Connection School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sandia Montessori School Of Albuquerque (2.3 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Albuquerque Hope Connection School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    4700 Eubank Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque , NM , 87111
    (505)237-0844
    Alternative School (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Albuquerque
    Lower Terrace KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4515 Lower Terrace Circle NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87111
    (505)293-8426
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Albuquerque
    Jewish Academy of Arts & Sciences
    (Jewish)
    5520A Wyoming Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87109
    (505)232-2325
    (Jewish)
    1.9  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Albuquerque
    Montessori ONE Preschool Academy
    Montessori School
    9360 Holly Avenue NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87122
    (505)822-5150
    Montessori School
    1.9  mi  |  130  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Albuquerque
    Albuquerque Academy
    6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87109
    (505)828-3208
    2.3  mi  |  1110  students  |  Gr.  6-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
3 Tips for an Effective Private School Job Search
Use these tips to tweak your job search strategies as you seek employment in a private school.
5 Financial Aid DOs and DONTs
Part of the private school selection process is financial aid. We point out five issues about which you should be aware.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!