Trident Academy

Tel: (843)884-7046
Grades: K-12 | 49 students
Trident Academy provides a multi-sensory, prescriptive, and individualized approach to education students in grades K through 12 who have been identified as having dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, or Asperger-like attributes. Classes are smaller than the average public or private school settings, often with fewer than a dozen students.Orton-Gillingham instruction, along with ABA therapy, help students unlock true academic potential so they can become independent and confident learners. Applications are accepted throughout the school year and financial assistance is available.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Dysgraphia/Language-based, ADHD, ADD, Asperger like attributes
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 49 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Trident Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 4 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants, shorts, skirt and soild color collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,530
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Niki Leiva


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Cheerleading, Community Service, Computer Club, Library Club, Photography Club, Student Council Cheerleading, Computer Club, Library Club, Community Service,
Photography Club,
Student Council,

School Notes

Trident Academy offers:
  • Low student to teacher ratio
  • Targeted reading instruction
  • Individualized lessons
  • Technology-integrated curriculum
  • Rolling admissions
  • Orton-Gillingham trained Faculty
  • ABA trained faculty
  • Self-advocacy skill development
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