Landmark School

  • Landmark is a coeducational boarding and day school for students with a language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, SLD in reading, or a disorder of written expression.
  • With a college preparatory high school, a middle school, and an elementary school, Landmark is one of the most comprehensive schools serving students with language-based learning disabilities in the United States.
  • Landmark accepts students in grades 2-12, who are curious, intelligent, motivated to learn, but need remedial help with reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking as well as mathematics.
  • With a 1:3 teacher-student ratio, the key to Landmark's successful model is the daily one-to-one tutorial.
  • Landmark also offers a Summer Program, which combines intensive, academic skill development with recreational activities.
  • A customized program, including a daily one-to-one tutorial, is designed for each student to improve reading, writing, spelling, and study skills.
  • The Summer Program accepts students in grades 1-12, who possess average to superior intelligence, a healthy social and emotional well being, and have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability.
  • Situated on two beautiful campuses just 25 miles north of Boston, students take advantage of its North Shore location and its many cultural opportunities.

Upcoming Events and News

  • Making an Impact Through Athletics - 08/27/2020 - Meet two of Landmark High School's recent graduates and find out how they put their stamp on the school and their high school experience through their passion for athletics and ...moretheir natural abilities to lead. hide
  • A Sense of Adventure - 08/27/2020 - Read about a recent Landmark School graduate who took a chance on a study abroad program in Norway for her junior year of high school which turned out to be ...morea transformational experience. hide
  • Finding My Voice - 08/27/2020 - Read a very personal story from one of our recent graduates about how her Landmark experience made a successful high school career and going to college possible. 

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
State or regional independent school association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Language-based
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$6,900
Summer Program Cost Notes$9,150 including boarding
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students280 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Landmark School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers280 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio1:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirt and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$62,500
Tuition NotesResidential Tuition: 82,100.00
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Parker
Admissions AssociateMelody O'Neil
Endowment Size$15 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SailingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Dance, Fine Arts, Music Instruction, Performing Arts, Technical Theater, Woodworking

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Auto Mechanics, MakerSpace-STEAMworks, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Yoga

School Notes

  • Founded in 1971, Landmark School is recognized as a leader in the field of language-based learning disabilities.
  • Individualized instruction and remediation, daily 1:1 tutorials, teacher/student ratio of 1:3.
  • Emphasizing language & learning skills.
  • The Residential Life Program offers a structured, supportive living & learning environment.
  • Recreation, competitive athletics, performing arts, visual & practical arts, technology, clubs, community service, and extracurricular activities.
  • Summer Programs for students grades 8-12 combine academic skill development with hands-on, outdoor activities.
  • Landmark School's mission is to enable and empower people with language-based learning disabilities to realize their educational and social potential through an exemplary school program complemented by outreach, training, and research.

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