Franklin Academy

  • Franklin Academy creates a community-focused boarding and day school where students with unique learning styles develop and strenghten academic and social competencies vital to the pursuit of college goals, professional aspirations, and fulfilling lives.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedNonverbal Learning Difference,High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers, ADHD
Year Founded2001
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$3,750
Summer Program Cost NotesThere are 2 and 4 weeks options. $3,750 for 2 weeks, $7,000 for 4 weeks.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students85 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Franklin Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size6 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$79,950
Tuition NotesTuition is all-inclusive.
Admissions DirectorCynthia Pope
Admissions AssociateVince Schmidt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Resident Assistants, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Student-Driven clubs vary

School Notes

  • Our program is designed to support our students' learning style and to enhance their strengths while responding appropriately to the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Non-Verbal Learning Disorder's. 
  • Compensatory strategies to address these challenges, as well as the development of social skills and independent living skills, are programmatic priorities.
  • Franklin Academy's small classes, the multi-modal and differentiated instruction, and close student-faculty relationships are of particular benefit for all of our students.
  • Five programs are available at Franklin Academy:  High School; the Franklin Learning Institute, College or Gap Year program; Summer Sojourn, skills-based, summer camp; Evaluation Center; and College Coaching Program. 

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