Great Lakes Academy
5.00 (2 reviews)
Tel: (972) 517-7498 Ext. 103
Great Lakes Academy offers a positive school experience for students in 4th-12th grade with average to above average intelligence, diagnosed with various Learning Differences, ADHD and / or ASD Level 1 (frmly Aspergers Syndrome). GLA's academic environment is innovative, positive and nurturing.
Our small class sizes and multi-sensory teaching methods give students the skills for success, both socially and academically.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 4-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Various LD, ADHD, ASD Level 1 (frmly Aspergers Syndrome)|
|Total Students||126 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 38%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||15 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(GLA uniform shirt with Khaki pants or jeans.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||19-20 Tuition costs are dependent upon grade level: * 4th Grade - 8th Grade - $17,400.00 *9th - 12th Grade - $19,500.00. There is also a $700 annual registration fee.|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Marjolein J. Borsten|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, SoccerBasketball, Soccer,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
After School Clubs, Multimedia Club, Strategy Game Club etc., such as Chess Club, Various after school clubs are offered to our students
GREAT LAKES ACADEMY PROVIDES EACH STUDENT:
- Nurturing Educational Environment
- Small Class Size (average 10 students)
- Multi-Sensory TEKS Based Curriculum
- Social Skills Classes
- After School Clubs
- Professionally trained faculty and support staff
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Richardson Grades: K-12 | 43 students
1221 W Campbell Rd, # 209
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 516-8844 5.8 K-12
My son started GLA in 6th grade from public school. He has learning and social differences and this school has made an incredible impact on his life. In the last 2 years we have seen more growth than we ever could have imagined. I cannot thank the teachers and administrators enough for the amazing things they do at this school. They offer art, sports, and extracurricular activities for all the kids. They take field trips and increase the classroom bonding and help with friendships. This is something my child struggles with. Every parent is so happy that their child is at this school. It is the best, hands down.
- Posted by Parent - Sherri N
Families who struggle securing an appropriate education for their children will find just that at Great Lakes. It's just that simple! The teachers and staff are all about putting the child's individual needs first...we love Great Lakes!
- Posted by Parent - mjbor
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