Design For Learning Differences School

8600 Academy Rd Ne,
Albuquerque, NM, 87111-0871
     Tel: (505)822-0476
Grades: 2 - 11 | 37 students
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 2 - 11

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 47%
Students by Grade Design For Learning Differences School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 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 Lower Terrace KinderCare (1.7 miles away)
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  • AlbuquerqueHope Connection School
    Alternative School
    4700 Eubank Blvd Ne
    AlbuquerqueNM87111
    (505)237-0844
    Alternative School
    1.6 mi | 89 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • AlbuquerqueLower Terrace KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    4515 Lower Terrace Circle NE
    AlbuquerqueNM87111
    (505)293-8426
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • AlbuquerqueJewish Academy of Arts & Sciences
      (Jewish)
    5520A Wyoming Blvd. NE
    AlbuquerqueNM87109
    (505)232-2325
      (Jewish)
    1.9 mi | 39 students | Gr. K-5                      
  • AlbuquerqueMontessori ONE Preschool Academy
    Montessori School
    9360 Holly Avenue NE
    AlbuquerqueNM87122
    (505)822-5150
    Montessori School
    1.9 mi | 130 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • AlbuquerqueAlbuquerque Academy
    6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
    AlbuquerqueNM87109
    (505)828-3208
    2.3 mi | 1110 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $5,907 for elementary schools and $13,384 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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