Eton Academy

Eton Academy Photo #1 - Eton Academy is located in Birmingham, Mich. and serves students in grades 1-12 who learn differently through an exceptional educational environment, research and neurodevelopmental-based curriculum, and whole student development.
  • Eton Academy provides a structured, individualized academic curriculum for students in 1st through 12th grade who are of average and above average academic potential with diagnosed learning differences, including ADD, ADHD, and dyslexia.
  • Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, Eton Academy also has earned the distinction of being named a National Exemplary School for its unique and comprehensive approach to education.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, language-based learning differences, ADHD, visual or auditory processing challenges
Year Founded1986

Student Body

Total Students174 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Eton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFor our current tuition rates, please visit our website.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorSherrie L. Daniels


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballNordic Skiing,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Board Game Club, Chess Club, Community Volunteering, Current Events Club, Cursive Club, Lexia, National Honor Society, Student Leadership Council, Yearbook Club, Yoga Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Choir, Drama Club, Instrumental Music, Music Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Lower School Sports Clubs, Ski and Snowboard Club

School Notes

  • At Eton we believe a school is more than classrooms and lunchrooms, books and lockers. A school is more than a building held together by brick and mortar. At Eton, we believe a school is a foundation. A foundation for students to grow into the thinkers, the leaders, and the get-out-and-doers who keep our lives evolving and our world moving.
  • At Eton Academy, we know that students who learn differently may find the structure of traditional schools almost impossible to manage. But at Eton, we don't believe in the impossible. We believe in looking at every student as an individual with extraordinary gifts and potential. We know that when educators understand the strength and beauty in students various differences, years of frustration can flourish into years of focus and success.
  • Eton educators don't believe in the structure or rules of traditional schools. We believe that we can and should change any structure or rule that get in the way of a students ability to learn. At Eton, we use a research-based instructional program that we call the Eton Approach. Within the Eton Approach, students are empowered to use assistive technologies to help overcome obstacles in their learning. We believe that exceptional teaching is the key to student success; therefore, Eton teachers have trainers and coaches who facilitate ongoing teacher growth to ensure that every student receives exactly what he or she needs to be successful. We believe that everything we do in the classroom leads to success outside of it. Students don't just learn reading, writing, mathematics, art, music, physical education, science and history; they develop essential learning skills, social skills, and self-awareness techniques that help them branch out and thrive beyond the boundaries of the classroom.Above all, we believe in kindness.
  • We know that students succeed best in an environment that is safe, nurturing, and free from judgement. Our compassionate, patient, never-say-never community of educators is dedicated to helping students overcome obstacles with constant encouragement.

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