Forman School

  • The FORMAN SCHOOL is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school for bright students with identified learning differences.
  • Based on his or her unique learning profile, Forman develops the whole student so that every graduate becomes an educated, confident, self-advocate throughout life.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based, ADD/ADHD
Year Founded1930
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$8,695
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition for 2019 Boarding - $8,695 Day - $7,080
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students218 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Forman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size8 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Photography, Advanced Studio Art, Advanced Videography, Calculus I and II, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Honors Algebra II, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, Thinking and Writing, Tropical Ecology Seminar
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(blue blazer, khaki pants and/or skirts, white button down dress shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,860
Tuition NotesTuition for 2020-2021: Boarding - $80,960 Day - $66,185
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$18,000
Admissions DirectorJaime Feinman
Admissions AssociateMeredith Shafer

Sports

Total Sports Offered23 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyKayaking,
LacrosseRock Climbing,
SailingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Boat Building, Community Service, Jazz Band, Model UN, National Honor Society, Outdoor Leadership, Over 25 student-run clubs, Rock and Blues Band, Student Government, Theater Arts, Yearbook

School Notes

  • College Preparatory
  • Coed
  • Boarding & Day
  • 9th - 12th grade, PG year, Summer Program
  • For students with Dyslexia, ADHD, Executive Function issues
  • We do not serve students on the Autism spectrum

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