Crossroads School, Inc.

  • Crossroads School, Inc. is an academic specialty school that directly addresses the educational needs of children with learning differences and the social/emotional needs directly occurring from them. The Crossroads student is a typical child who has one or more learning differences and is having difficulty learning in a traditional school setting.
  • These diagnoses usually include: ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, expressive/receptive language disorders, processing disorders, and high functioning autism spectrum disorder.
  • A large number of our student body is Twice Exceptional (gifted with a learning disability).
  • Students may also struggle with the repercussions of early or non-specific cognitive dysfunction stemming from premature birth, early medical conditions, and adoption issues.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-11
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders, Auditory/Visual Processing Disorders
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students59 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size8 students
Advanced CoursesTwice Exceptional Program - 2E
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no requirements)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,250
Tuition NotesTuition includes all school supplies, technology, and curriculum.
% on Financial Aid
9%
Average Financial Aid Grant$9,100
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTami Riggs
Admissions AssociateGila Arnoni Ph.D.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Keyboarding, Nerf Power Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts Alive, Studio Fine Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After-school Sports Camp, Basketball Clu

School Notes

Crossroads School provides a foundation for the success of its students. "Teaching Outside of the Box" is a basic premise which supports the unique educational needs of our student body. 

The Crossroads Mission: 
Crossroads School, Inc. prepares students with learning differences (K-12) to integrate into a conventional school or college by facilitating maximum academic and social potential in an emotionally safe and supportive environment.

The Crossroads Philosophy:
  • Each student is unique and each learns in different ways.
  • Creative and flexible teaching strategies are required to accommodate different learning styles.
  • The interfacing of both remedial and compensatory skills is essential for successful learning.
  • Positive self-esteem and confidence are imperative to academic and social success. 
The Crossroads Objective:
  • Prepare students to mainstream into traditional classrooms or to attend college.
  • Enable students to learn at their own rate by applying multi-level, multi-sensory teaching methods.
  • Place emphasis on personal growth and development.
  • Incorporate field trips as an integral part of the educational program.
  • Promote learning through positive reinforcement.
  • Encourage students to reach their highest level of achievement within the framework of their capabilities and talents.
  • Teach students how to become "their own best expert" in advocating for themselves.

The Crossroads Classroom:

  • A low teacher to student ratio of 1:8 is maintained.
  • Students are grouped according to approximate chronological age.
  • Within each age group, students are sub-grouped according to the skills they are learning.
  • Each student has an individualized, academically complete curriculum by subject.
  • Healthy interpersonal relationships are fostered.
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