Kradwell School

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  • Established in 1963, Kradwell School is a private, nontraditional, nonsectarian sixth through twelfth grade program.
  • Kradwell School specializes in students who are unsuccessful in the traditional school environment.
  • Students attending Kradwell include students with learning and behavioral disabilities including Dyslexia, A.D.D., A.D.H.D, Asperger's Syndrome, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Bi-Polar Disorder and Depression.
  • Also served are students termed "At Risk" of not graduating.
  • Though unsuccessful in the traditional school, many of our students are in fact gifted and talented.
  • We believe that students who choose to attend our nontraditional school benefit from our highly structured, individualized plan for their academic, emotional and behavioral growth.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1963
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer school tuition based on a per class cost
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeKradwell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score22
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(http://www.kradwell.org)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,784
Tuition NotesTuition is prorated after the first day of school
Admissions DirectorLeslie Newman
Admissions AssociateMary Helen Schulte

School Notes

  • Established in 1963, Kradwell School is a private, nontraditional, nonsectarian Kindergarten through twelfth grade program. Kradwell School specializes in students who are unsuccessful in the traditional school environment. Students attending Kradwell include students with learning and behavioral disabilities including
  • Dyslexia,
  • A.D.D.,
  • A.D.H.D,
  • Asperger's Syndrome,
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder,
  • Anxiety Disorders,
  • Bipolar Disorder and
  • Depression.
  • Also served are students termed "At Risk" of not graduating.
  • Though unsuccessful in the traditional school, many of our students are in fact gifted and talented.
  • We believe that students who choose to attend our nontraditional school benefit from our highly structured, individualized plan for their academic, emotional and behavioral growth.

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