Grades: 1-12 | 87 students
Fortune Academy , an ISACS and AOGPE accredited school, is designed to provide a multisensory environment using the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
All faculty members are trained under AOGPE Guidelines.
Most teachers have advanced degrees in special education, gifted education, learning disabilities, and reading.
Speech and Language Pathologists, a School Psychologist , Social Worker and school nurse are also on staff.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other school association(s)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
|Grades Offered||Grades 1-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dylexia/Language Based Learning Differences/ADHD|
|Total Students||87 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||23 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||5 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
(Khaki or navy pants, white, green or blue shirt, plaid jumpers)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,000|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition assistance available to 12% of student population|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$3,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Janet George|
|Admissions Associate||Lori Jones|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,
Cross Country, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||14 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art club, Boys Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Exploration Adventures, Extreme Science, Games Club, Geocaching Club, Girls Club, High School Editors, Kidz Choir, Lego Club, Student Council Art club, Boys Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Games Club, Girls Club, Kidz Choir, Lego Club, Exploration Adventures,
High School Editors,
- Students must have completed cognitive and achievement testing either from their home school district or from a private evaluator. Fortune Academy does not accept children diagnosed with PDD, Autism, or Behavior/Emotional challenges.
Profile last updated: 09/02/2014
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