Chelsea School

  • Chelsea School educates promising students with specific language-based learning differences in a rigorous, individualized college preparatory environment to become lifelong, independent learner.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-learning based learning disabilties
Year Founded1976
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students63 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Chelsea School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$37,357
Tuition NotesFinancial aid is available. Please contact the admissions office for inquiries.
Admissions DirectorDeborah Lourie

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Chelsea School is a non-profit, non-public school for students with learning differences. Chelsea School is located in Hyattsville, MD, and serves students from the DC Metro Area. Our students are middle school and high school students (grades 5-12) with language-based learning differences and ADD/ADHD.Our faculty and staff includes dedicated teachers who are certified in special education and/or their specific content area. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for the rigors of college-level courses and includes small group instruction, and remedial tutorials, as well as access to speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and counseling.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hyattsville
    Grades: PK-12 | 163 students
    3.6 miles
    7009 Varnum Street
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
    (301) 459-7311
    3.6 PK-12
    163
  • Silver Spring
    The Siena School
    The Siena School Photo - The Siena School offers a rich educational program for bright, college-bound students in grades 4-12 with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 135 students
    5.3 miles
    1300 Forest Glen Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301) 244-3600
    5.3 4-12
    135
  • Washington
    Kingsbury Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 93 students
    4.3 miles
    5000 14th St Nw
    Washington, DC 20011
    (202) 722-5555
    4.3 PK-12
    93
  • Potomac
    Grades: NS-12 | 436 students
    14 miles
    8224 Lochinver Ln
    Potomac, MD 20854
    (240) 395-0698
    14 NS-12
    436
  • Rockville
    The Katherine Thomas School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 131 students
    16 miles
    9975 Medical Center Drive
    Rockville, MD 20850
    (301) 738-9691
    16 PK-12
    131

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