Landmark School

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  • Landmark is a coeducational boarding and day school offering a full range of customized programs for students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
  • 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 bright students who are emotionally healthy, 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.
  • A customized tutorial curriculum is designed to remediate specific language needs, which may encompass decoding, fluency, phonological awareness, written composition, and organizational skills.
  • In addition, Landmark 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 history of healthy emotional development, 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.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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

Student Body

Total Students310 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeLandmark School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers155 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 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$55,900
Tuition NotesResidential Tuition: 73,400.00
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Parker
Admissions AssociateMelody O'Neil
Endowment Size10 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

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 1-12 combine academic skill development with hands-on, outdoor activities.
  • Landmark is located on two campuses along Boston's beautiful North Shore.
  • 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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