Charles Armstrong School

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  • Charles Armstrong School is the San Francisco Bay Area's independent elementary and middle school for students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
  • Since 1968, Armstrong has helped thousands of students discover that learning can be a rewarding experience by helping them gain the reading, writing, speaking and/or math skills that eluded them in traditional schools.
  • We place major emphasis on helping students discover and develop their strengths.
  • Charles Armstrong School offers a low student-to-teacher ratio; a warm, supportive environment; and proven teaching techniques capable of producing dramatic results.
  • The school offers a complete range of academic classes plus art and photography, drama, and physical education. Extracurricular activities are offered as well.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage based learning differences
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$2,890
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer School is only for Grades 2-8. This Cost does not include Summer Camp.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeCharles Armstrong School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$43,239
Tuition NotesGrades 2-4 Tuition is 43,239 and for Grades 5-8 Tuition is 43,769
Admissions DirectorCharlene Mercadante
Admissions AssociateCharles Mercadante

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyFlag Football,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Production

School Notes

  • Our 360 Approach means that we look at every aspect of a child`s development and provide the tools and skills your child needs to not only be a successful learner, but also a successful person. Academic achievement is entwined with many other aspects of development.  Cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth all play a role in a child`s success. Our 360 Approach ensures that we attend to your child`s areas of growth and that we identify and foster areas` of strength. We teach resiliency and encourage children to explore their passions along with the basic building blocks of education.
  • Profile last updated: 6/11/2018

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