Marburn Academy

1860 Walden Dr,
Columbus, OH, 43229-0432
Tel: (614)433-0822
Grades: 1 - 12 | 184 students
Marburn Academy has been built on the belief that a school program could be designed which would enable bright students with learning differences such as dyslexia and ADHD to attain their full potential in academic, social, and affective development.
The goals of Marburn's school programs are to develop the students' academic and cognitive skills, to build strong work habits, to teach the values of persistence and courage in overcoming challenges, to build effective social interaction and problem solving patterns, and to strengthen their self-image so they may successfully return to their local schools, prepare for college or other post-secondary schooling, and pursue rewarding careers.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, ADHD
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 184 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Marburn Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Financial assistance
Admissions Director Scott Burton
Admissions Associate Barbara Davidson

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Francis De Sales High School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tamarack KinderCare (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Forest Park Christian School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbus Tamarack KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1955 Tamarack Circle North
    Columbus , OH , 43229
    (614)433-0625
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Columbus
    Forest Park Christian School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of the Nazarene)
    5600 Karl Road
    Columbus , OH , 43229
    (614)888-5282
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Church of the Nazarene)
    0.4  mi  |  118  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Columbus
    Epworth Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    5100 Karl Road
    Columbus , OH , 43229
    (614)436-2209
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Columbus
    Cleveland Ave KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5351 Cleveland Avenue
    Columbus , OH , 43231
    (614)891-4444
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Columbus
    Oakstone Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    5747 Cleveland Ave
    Columbus , OH , 43231
    (614)865-9643
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  K-7

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