The Gap School

Tel: (941)552-9090
Grades: K-12 | 29 students
The GAP School's mission is two-fold: it is for students with learning disabilities who need to retrain, refocus, and reconnect with their own learning potential so they can get back into public and charter schools, as well as, other private schools; and it offers support, foundation, and direction to our families.
The GAP School does not discriminate in any way on the basis of race, religion, or creed with respect to admissions, student privileges, facultyor scholarships.
The philosophies of The GAP School are embedded in Howard Gardner's multiple intelligence model and Dr. Mel Levine's neuro developmental construct model.
When the teaching team, students and families understand the student's strengths and challenges, the outcomes are more realistic.
Students start out with a multi-talented label instead of a learning disability label.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Differences supported
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 29 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade The Gap School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki or navy blue bottoms and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,500
Tuition Notes We are a McKay Scholarship recipient school.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lori Stephens
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