Design For Learning Differences School

  • DLD-Sycamore School is a private, non-profit school, serving students with learning difficulties from the greater metropolitan area of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Often these students have average or higher intelligence and abilities, but may be falling behind or experiencing failure in school.
  • Students in grades 1-12 are enrolled in a comprehensive academic program that is offered in a day-school setting.
  • The school year begins in July and has followed a year-round quarter system since its inception.
  • DLD's staff is experienced in working with youngsters with learning differences.
  • They are highly trained and skilled, and are committed, dedicated, and caring professionals, who incorporate Christian values into their teaching standards.
  • Certified and non-certified personnel work in the intimate and nurturing environment of the school.
  • The alternative high school program offers an independent study curriculum that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Students who complete the four-year course of study receive a diploma signifying attainment of the required number of hours of credit.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 2-11

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Design For Learning Differences School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $6,918 for elementary schools and $14,095 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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