Oak Hill Academy

  • OAK HILL ACADEMY has established itself over the past 33 years as one of the leading schools in the Dallas area serving students with diagnosed learning differences. Our emphasis is on the remediation and classroom accommodations of ADD, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, Dyslexia, Speech-Language Delays, Sensory Integration Dysfunction,and High-Functioning Autism.
  • A therapeutic multi-sensory, speech-language educational model is the foundation upon which our academic program is based.
  • Oak Hill Academy Speech-Language Therapy and Tutoring Clinic offers a variety of therapeutical services including,Speech-Language Therapy, Academic Language Therapy, Tutoring, Social Thinking, and DIRFloortime Therapy.
  • SPOTS offers Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy on Oak Hill Academy's campus.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD/ADHD, Auditory Processing, Dyslexia, Speech-Language based delays, Sensory Integration Disorder, High-Functioning Autism, Anxiety
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesOHA offers a variety of summer learning experiences - fees vary per program.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students133 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Oak Hill Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size7 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms vary by school Division)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition costs vary by Division level and support provided beginning at $17,900 for Half-Day Preschool and peaking at $25,800 for High School. Our High School Adaptive Curriculum track provides additional support for students and tuition is $27,900.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Admissions DirectorLinda Wachel
Admissions AssociateBrit Smart


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Martial Arts, Soccer, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballMartial Arts,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding Club, Cooking Club, Social Skills, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Improv Club, Music Therapy

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team, Just for Fun Sports, Kickball, Martial arts class, Soccer, Tennis, Yoga

School Notes

  • At Oak Hill Academy, our specially trained teachers work with small groups of students to set individualized goals, and use a multi-sensory approach to learning.Classrooms are structured,but also provide a warm,nurturing environment with an average student/teacher ratio of 6:1.Faculty members include experienced special education instructors,academic language therapists, speech-language pathologists,child psychologists and early childhood education specialists. Oak Hill Academy is accredited by the AdvancEd Accreditation Commission (now known as Cognia).
  • Social Skills program offers classroom and small group instruction based on theSocial Thinking curriculum from Michelle Garcia Winner.

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Oak Hill has been a godsend for my son. I have seen so much growth in the three years he has been at the school. Teachers are more than qualified to work with children with learning differences. They are loving guides who bring out the best in each student.
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