Bridges Academy

894 Gary Hillery Drive,
Winter Springs, FL, 32708
     Tel: (407)366-1099
Grades: 1 - 12
Bridges Academy provides specialized instruction to students diagnosed with learning disabilities in grades 1-12.
Students participate in remedial learning activities selected to assist them in overcoming their learning deficits in reading, math and written language.
Bridges Academy is Accredited by the Florida of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Language -based learning disabilities
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 36%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 5%
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,500
Tuition Notes We accept the John McKay Scholarship. Information on this scholarship for Florida residents can be found at
Admissions Director Jacqueline Egli, M.S.
Admissions Associate Carla Brandt, M.S.

School Notes:

  • Students diagnosed with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, auditory processing disorders, mild speech and language impairments and related academic learning disabilities benefit greatly from specially selected and designed curriculum options that will allow them to become successful learners. Individualized learning plans are developed from each student based on academic and intellectual assessments.
  • Students are instructed in learning groups, on average of 5 to 1
  • Intensive remedial instructional programs such as Wilson Reading Systems, Fast ForWord, Neurological Impress Method Reading Instruction are provided as a component of the students core instruction at no additional expense to the family.
  • The John McKay Scholarship Program is Accepted

Profile last updated: 01/16/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arbor School of Central Florida (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arbor School of Central Florida (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Winter Springs KinderCare (2.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
My son went here for one year the amount of progress he showed was amazing. This is the best school for any student with any kind of language disability. Great teachers and administration. My son made great friends and had no issues at this school, I would highly recommend this school.
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