The Siena School

1300 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20901-0301
Tel: (301)244-3600
Grades: 4-12 | 90 students
The Siena School offers a rich educational program for bright, college-bound students who are challenged by language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
Our program is designed for students with mild to moderate needs who experience a discrepancy between their intellectual abilities and academic achievement in one or more areas such as reading, writing, oral expression or math.
The Siena School's high school program focuses on preparing students for admissions to competitive college and university programs.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 4-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Language-Based Learning Differences
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade The Siena School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Bekah Atkinson


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
EquestrianFlag Football,
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