Carpe Diem Academy

CDA will be using four main instructional approaches to facilitate learning by providing opportunities for every students learning mode. They are technology, web-based, educational software, therapy, small and large group instruction, outcome-oriented individual instruction, experiential and meaningful therapeutic and educational activities that promote each students educational objectives. This concept is team driven to provide every opportunity for the students to be educated within a balanced daily schedule of academic learning, therapeutic support, technology and social-emotional growth; the part of school that makes it feel "safe" "familiar" "like home" and a "fun place to hang out". All instructional methods will be developed, implemented and refined utilizing the most current scientific brain research on learning capacity, research based therapeutic interventions, cognitive therapy and social-emotional.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
2005

Student Body

Total Students
24 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Carpe Diem Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki Pants/Shorts with School Logo Polos)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid Available and Discounts for Clients taking our Therpies
% on Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Admissions Director
Amanda Quevedo
Admissions Associate
Alanis Borrego

School Notes

  • Philosophy/Mission: The philosophy and vision of Carpe DiemAcademy focus on the needs of the whole child. Itaddresses the cognitive, physical, medical, social, and emotionalneeds of the child. Carpe Diem recognizes that children with developmental disabilities can benefit from a comprehensive approach that combines therapeutic interventions, and integrates technology to promote and enhance the learning environment and the child's independence. Carpe Diem Academy creates the opportunity for each child to have an initial classroom experience in conjunction with an intensive therapeutic and technological environment that contributes to a successful transition into an inclusive school program. The core purposes are to allow for increased parental choice and participation, to incorporate cutting-edge technology to impact the performance of children with disabilities, and to increase learning opportunities for children who have difficulty achieving academically and social norms.CoreValues: We deliverEXCELLENCE& Go beyond. We arecommitted to making a difference. OurPURPOSEdrives theway we live and ourPASSION.We care for one another to show concern, empathy, and sensitivity to others whileshowingRESPECTfor individual differences.WeCOMMUNICATEeffecively.We areUNITED!OurTEAMsupports and trusts one another. Wesupport one another and work together to achieve great things whilehavingFUN! We have INTEGRITYin all we do. Do what's right always by the transparency of your actions, honesty, kindness to foster an environment of TRUST. We empower one another to foster INDEPENDANCE and CORPORATION. We INNOVATEand is constantly looking for new and creative ways to learn, be the leader of new developments in 21st-century education. We focus on POSITIVITY because happiness boosts productivity and brings fun to everything we do.
Profile last updated: 07/21/2021

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