Cove School

  • For over 70 years, The Cove School has educated students with learning disabilities and helped them build the self-confidence necessary to make a successful transition to their community schools or to make-post secondary choices.
  • The heart of Cove's educational philosophy is to design a program that emphasizes the student's skills.
  • The school designs an individual education plan -- a specific plan of action with built-in components for evaluating and measuring progress -- for each student.
  • Moreover, the plan is refined by close observation and continual assessment on a day-to-day basis.
  • Students with learning disabilities are successful at Cove because they learn through their strengths rather than being hobbled by emphasis on their weaknesses.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Disabilities / Speech and Language Disabilities / Other Health Impaired (OHI) / Emotional Disabilities / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Year Founded1947
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students155 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Cove School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$41,000
Admissions DirectorMark Ditthardt

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sport
SportsBasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bowling Club, Pom Squad, Robotics Club, Soccer Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Dance Club, Music Club, Theatre Club

School Notes

  • For over 70 years, The Cove School has educated students with learning disabilities and helped them build the self-confidence necessary to make a successful transition to their community schools or to make-post secondary choices. The heart of Cove's educational philosophy is to design a program that emphasizes the student's skills. The school designs an individual education plan -- a specific plan of action with built-in components for evaluating and measuring progress -- for each student. Moreover, the plan is refined by close observation and continual assessment on a day-to-day basis. Students with learning disabilities are successful at Cove because they learn through their strengths rather than being hobbled by emphasis on their weaknesses.

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