Glenwood Academy

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  • Glenwood Academy is a community supported non-profit organization that provides socially and economically disadvantaged children with a comprehensive residential, education and life-skills program in a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
  • At Glenwood, children gain the confidence, skills, and courage they need for a better life and future.
  • Glenwood Academy's mission is to provide a quality educational program and residential campus environment for children from mostly lower income and single parent families who seek positive alternatives to home and community situations, which impede opportunities for these children to achieve their full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Year Founded1887

Student Body

Total Students135 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
76%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeGlenwood Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Glenwood logo Polo shirt, black pants, black shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSliding scale fees are based on family income level.

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Drill Team, Flag Football, Golf, SoccerBasketballCheering,
DanceDrill Team,
Flag FootballGolf,
Soccer
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