Walbridge School

7035 Old Sauk Road
Madison, WI 53717-0537
Tel: (608)833-1338
Grades: 2-12 | 35 students
Walbridge School educates children who cannot reach their potential in larger, more traditional classroom settings.
We provide an individualized instructional program in a small, safe, supportive environment where children who learn differently can succeed.
Walbridge School offers a full day elementary through high school program emphasizing flexible multi-sensory teaching to meet each student's learning needs.
Our specialized and personalized instruction is geared to children with ADHD;, learning challenges such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, or processing disorders; and other differences that get in the way of success in other schools.
We provide a stimulating, challenging learning environment that supports academic, social and emotional development.

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School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 2-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Speech-Language Based, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Other Learning and Social Differences
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,300
Tuition Notes Walbridge School offers financial assistance to qualifying families after application process.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Colleen Lourigan

School Notes

  • Very low student to teacher ratio
  • Enriched after school program available for students
  • Phonics-based instruction including Orton-Gillingham and Reading Horizons online support
  • Curriculum includes: Art, Music, Study/Social Skills, Physical Education, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies and Science
  • Technology Integrated:  Each student is provided with a Chromebook for use throughout the school day
  • Tutoring and Summer School Programs

Profile last updated: 01/29/2016

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Entrusting my kids to the staff at Walbridge is the best thing I could have done for them. They became kids who wanted to go to school, homework was not a chore and you could see that they were happy and feeling good about what they were able to accomplish.
- Posted by Parent, 03/11/13

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