IEA: Intensive Education Academy

  • Intensive Education Academy is to provide a sound and appropriate education for students with learning disabilities.
  • A five to one student/staff ratio makes it possible for all students to receive an individualized curriculum based on their specific needs.
  • IEA offers a nurturing, small, structured setting with an emphasis on building self-esteem in a supportive environment that stimulates enthusiasm for learning.
  • A challenging academic curriculum, which also includes instruction in technology, music, art, physical education, culinary arts and character development/social skills. IEA is dedicated to providing more than just life skills to our students.While these are certainly imperative, the true measure of our success is providing students with real educational skills.
  • We are always challenging ourselves to find new, intelligent and effective ways to communicate with our students.
  • We are constantly seeking innovative technologies to bring new methods of learning into the classroom.
  • Our programs are diverse, our scope is broad and our commitment to learning is complete is dedicated to providing more than just life skills to our students.
  • While these are certainly imperative, the true measure of our success is providing students with real educational skills.
  • We are always challenging ourselves to find new, intelligent and effective ways to communicate with our students.
  • We are constantly seeking innovative technologies to bring new methods of learning into the classroom.
  • Our programs are diverse, our scope is broad and our commitment to learning is complete.

Top Placements

IEA: Intensive Education Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism, Developmental Delay, Dyslexia, Mild Emotional Disturbance, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disability, Visual or Hearing Impairment, Orthopedic Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Disabilities, and/or OHI-ADD/ADHD
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students45 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeIEA: Intensive Education Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsVolleyballVolleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Unified

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Unified
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  • West Hartford
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 34 students
    2.6 miles
    139 N Main St Boatner Bldg
    West Hartford, CT 06107
    (860)236-5807
    2.6 4-12
    34
  • West Hartford
    Gengras Center/univ Of St Joseph
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 123 students
    1.2 miles
    1678 Asylum Ave
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860)231-5429
    1.2 1-12
    123
  • New Britain
    Ccmc School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 129 students
    8.8 miles
    300 John Downey Drive
    New Britain, CT 06051
    (860)837-6400
    8.8 K-12
    129
  • New Britain
    Raymond Hill School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 94 students
    9.8 miles
    370 Linwood St
    New Britain, CT 06052
    (860)832-5700
    9.8 1-12
    94
  • Springfield
    Curtis Blake Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-9 | 15 students
    21.8 miles
    979 Dickinson Street
    Springfield, MA 01108
    (413)205-3960
    21.8 3-9
    15

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