Cottonwood Day School

  • Cottonwood Day School in Bozeman, MT is a new private, non-profit school for students with learning disabilities.
  • We have a rolling enrollment and a modified extended school year to meet the needs of all of our students.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage and literacy
Year Founded2014

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,500
Tuition NotesTuition can be paid monthly, quarterly, by semester, or in full. We do offer scholarship/financial aids funding.
Admissions DirectorAmy Wood

School Notes

  • Students with language based disabilities like dyslexia typically have difficulty with word recognition, decoding and spelling. These fundamental difficulties impact reading comprehension. Research indicates that scaffolded, multisensory programs are successful in teaching students with dyslexia the fundamentals of language and reading.  At Cottonwood Day School, we integrate a multisensory approach across all content area subjects. Incorporating these approaches involves presenting new material and reviewing previously learned material using visual, auditory and kinesthetic (see glossary) methods.  Not every child encodes information the same way, some are more visual, some more auditory and others are kinesthetic learners. Encoding and processing language are essential components of learning to read.  Providing a multisensory approach ensures that each child is learning presented material in a way that makes sense to that child as a learner and a reader.  Learning academic content this way ensures retention of presented information. Our language arts program incoporates the Orton Gillingham method and Lindamood-Bell programs.   The foundation for Cottonwood Day School's math program is the Stern math program. For more information on our program please see our website;

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Cottonwood Day School is Petra Academy (4.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Petra Academy (4.4 miles away)
  • The nearest preschool is Petra Academy (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bozeman
    Petra Academy
    Grades: PK-12 | 199 students
    4.4 miles
    4720 Classical Way
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    4.4 PK-12
  • Bozeman
    Sourdough Montessori
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-K | 55 students
    4.8 miles
    4310 Sourdough Rd
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    4.8 PK-K
  • Bozeman
    Middle Creek Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 107 students
    5.7 miles
    1572 Cobb Hill Rd
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    5.7 PK-6
  • Bozeman
    Grades: PK-K | 33 students
    5.8 miles
    516 W Cleveland St
    Bozeman, MT 59715
    5.8 PK-K
  • Bozeman
    Bozeman Summit Schoool
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 58 students
    6.1 miles
    3001 W Villard Street
    Bozeman, MT 59718
    6.1 PK-6

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The average private school tuition in Montana is $9,873 for elementary schools and $7,312 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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