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.

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  • Making an Impact Through Athletics - 08/27/2020
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  • 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

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
$9,150 including boarding
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
280 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Landmark School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
280 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
6 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(collared shirt and khaki pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Residential Tuition: 82,100.00
Admissions Director
Elizabeth Parker
Admissions Associate
Melody O'Neil
Endowment Size
$15 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
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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The average private school tuition in Essex County, MA is $22,350 for elementary schools and $42,864 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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