Franklin Academy

Tel: (860)873-2700
Franklin Academy is a college preparatory school, accredited by the new england association of schools and colleges, specializing in serving students with Nonverbal Learning Differences and Asperger¡¯s Syndrome.
Our program is designed to support our students¡¯ learning style and to enhance their strengths, while responding appropriately to the challenges of NLD and AS which can include some of the following features poor time management skills, organizational difficulties, dyspraxia, visual-spatial weaknesses, slower processing speed, fine motor difficulties, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and problems with abstract conceptual reasoning, subtle social cues, and transitions.
Compensatory strategies to address these challenges, as well as the development of social skills and independent living skills, are programmatic priorities.
Franklin Academy¡¯s small classes, the multi-modal and differentiated instruction, and close student-faculty relationships are of particular benefit for all of our students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 80 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Franklin Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt. Saint John (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moodus KinderCare (4.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rock Christian Academy (8.7 miles away)
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  • Deep River Mt. Saint John    
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    135 Kirtland St
    Deep River , CT , 06417
    (860)343-1336
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    3.1  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Moodus Moodus KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    99 Leesville Rd
    Moodus , CT , 06469
    (860)873-9666
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Essex Essex KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    158 Westbrook Road
    Essex , CT , 06426
    (860)767-1072
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    6.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Killingworth Rock Christian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    138 Route 81
    Killingworth , CT , 06419
    (860)663-0926
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    8.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Old Saybrook The Children's Tree Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    96 Essex Road
    Old Saybrook , CT , 06475
    (860)388-3536
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    9.2  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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