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
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 11

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade Design For Learning Differences School Student 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 Montessori ONE Preschool and Elementary Academy (1.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 6-12 | 89 students
    1.6 miles
    4700 Eubank Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505)237-0844
    1.66-12
    89
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: K-5 | 39 students
    1.9 miles
    5520A Wyoming Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505)232-2325
    1.9K-5
    39
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: NS-6 | 139 students
    1.9 miles
    9360 Holly Avenue NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87122
    (505)822-5150
    1.9NS-6
    139
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 6-12 | 1121 students
    2.3 miles
    6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505)828-3208
    2.36-12
    1121
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: PK-5 | 98 students
    2.3 miles
    3240 A Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505)293-6614
    2.3PK-5
    98

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