Franklin Academy

Tel: (860)873-2700
  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers, ADHD
Year Founded2001

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeFranklin 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$77,000
Tuition NotesTuition is all inclusive and paid in advance. Quarterly financing options are available.
Admissions DirectorCynthia Pope
Admissions AssociateVince Schmidt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Resident Assistants, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Student-Driven clubs vary 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.
  • Three programs are available at Franklin Academy:  High School; the Franklin Learning Institute, College program; and Summer Sojourn. 
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