Mainspring Academy is a day-school setting for students ages5to 22 with a wide range of learning, emotional,physical,neurological and developmental disabilities.
Mainspring Academy mission is to serve as thepremier,comprehensive learning and support center in Jacksonvilleand it'ssurrounding areas.
Mainspring has been created with the entire child in mind.
We look in detail at each area of development to ensure thatweare presenting academic, social skills, vocational andbehavioralcontent in the most effective manner.
We understand that all children need to grow in anacademicenvironment that promotes life-long learning.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Autism, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Genetic Disorders, Emotional Behavioral Disorders , Language impairments, Visual Impairments, traumatic brain injury, learning disorders
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
69 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniform shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our mission is to serve as the premier, comprehensive learning and supportcenter for students with exceptional and special needs in theJacksonville area. Through teamwork and communication, wewill help our students reach their fullest potential through thelifespan in a safe and nurturing environment. AtMainspring Academy, we believe in-Teamwork: Through teamwork andcollaboration, a student will make significant gains. We recognizeteachers, parents, therapists, family and community members as anintegral part of the student`s successCommunication: Open dialogueamong staff members, parents and administrators is key to astudent`s success in school, home and community settings. PersonalGrowth: Through modeling and curriculum, we teach our studentsself-respect, self-discipline and self-knowledge. We also foster anenvironment that promotes values such as responsibility, diversityand inclusion. Culture: Honesty, integrity and fairness are centralto a productive and nurturing environment. We support staff,students and parents in their efforts to encompass these values anddisplay them in their interactions with each other providing anurturing and safe environment for all.Tenacity: It is our corebelief that with measurable and appropriate goals, regardless ofdifference or disability, all students can succeed! We never giveup on our students!

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The average private school tuition in Jacksonville, FL is $9,199 for elementary schools and $10,068 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Jacksonville, FL is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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