Greenwood School

  • The mission of Greenwood School is to provide specialized college- and career-preparatory curriculum for middle and high school students with learning differences or difficulties.
  • Enrollment is open to all students, but Greenwood School specializes in a balanced program of challenge and support for students with learning differences.
  • As a compliment to the academic program, all students are encouraged in their individual development of strong moral character incorporating the basic values of respect for others, personal responsibility, honesty, self-discipline, and commitment to accomplishment in all endeavors.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADHD, ASD, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Memory Delays/Deficits, Persistent Developmental Delays, and many others
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Students171 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Greenwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology Honors, ELA honors, Environmental Science Honors, Geometry Honors, Ornithology, Probability & Statistics, U.S. History Honors
Average ACT score21
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms (with many options))

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
Tuition Notesaccept John McKay, Gardiner, HOPE state scholarship programs, Florida Tax Credit and Family Empowerment Scholarships, and other foundation funding; need-based financial aid is available through the School as well.
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Kate Fraser
Admissions AssociateDr. Anthony D. Mortimer
Endowment Size$3 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsArchery, Basketball, Cheering, Fencing, Flag Football, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
CheeringFencing,
Flag FootballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, LEGO Engineering Club, Running Club, STEAM Club, Zoology/Ecology Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballroom Dance, Chorus, High School Band (Rock), Theatre

School Notes

  • The foundation of Greenwood School programs is our specialized instruction, which includes the expert use of research-proven practices beneficial to all students, but especially to students with specific learning differences. We provide strategies, supports, and accommodations to create learning opportunities that effectively address the individual needs of students and enable them to experience success with a challenging, college-preparatory curriculum.In short, our curriculum and classroom practices are designed to provide the most appropriate balance of challenge and support for all students, whether they typically experience difficulty and struggles academically or have not been challenged enough in the past!
  • Approximately two-thirds of Greenwood`s graduate s continue on to colleges, universities, trade and technical schools, and/or career-path apprenticeship training. With proper supports, our students perform at or above grade-level work; in fact, many outperform their peers across the nation, as evidenced by annual ACT ASPIRE score profiles.
  • Students are not only supported academically to achieve the rigorous curriculum standards, but they are also fully supported in social-emotional learning experiences. Greenwood faculty and staff incorporate explicit social skills instruction, social behavior modeling, scenario-based analysis of social interactions and larger societal issues. Our full-time School Counselor provides individual support whenever needed.
  • The result is a well-rounded graduate with as many future opportunities open as possible! Greenwood also provides high school students with many of the positive aspects of a traditional high school experience: National Honor Society, social events, homecoming, prom, athletics, clubs, student government, and community impact volunteer opportunities.
  • Middle School at Greenwood is focused not only upon the mastery of academic skills, but also on helping students to discover their academic strengths. Students learn how to apply research-based learning strategies that work best for their unique learning needs. Specialized instruction by our highly trained faculty provides appropriate supports and accommodations for each student`s needs and we foster an educational environment that is safe, positive, encouraging, and challenging.
  • In addition to core academic subjects, middle school students enjoy a variety of enrichment courses, such as Art, Drama, Music, Physical Education, and social and study skills and strategies in each grade.
  • Academic instruction is supported by our deliberate integration of social-emotional learning (SEL), social coaching and counseling when needed, and a positive environment characterized by kindness and mutual respect.

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