OAK HILL ACADEMY has established itself over the past 34 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, Tutoring, Social Thinking, and DIRFloortime Therapy.
SPOTS offers Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy on Oak Hill Academy's campus.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 130 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Oak Hill Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ADD/ADHD, Auditory Processing, Dyslexia, Speech-Language based delays, Sensory Integration Disorder, High-Functioning Autism, Anxiety
Year Founded
1987
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
OHA offers a variety of summer learning experiences - fees vary per program.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
130 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Oak Hill Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
61%
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniforms vary by school Division)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition costs vary by Division level and support provided beginning at $19,150 for Half-Day Preschool and peaking at $27,050 for High School.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$9,000
Admissions Director
Linda Wachel
Admissions Associate
Brit Smart

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Improv Club, Music Learning Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Team, Just for Fun Sports, Kickball, Martial arts class, Soccer, Special Fitness, 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, reading therapists, speech-language pathologists,child psychologists and early childhood education specialists. Oak Hill Academy is accredited by Cognia (formerly known as AdvancEd Accreditation Commission.)
  • Social Skills program offers classroom and small group instruction based on theSocial Thinking curriculum from Michelle Garcia Winner.
  • Sensory Motor Lab incorporates sensory integration each day, using the Ready Bodies, Learning Minds curriculum.
Profile last updated: 09/14/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Oak Hill has been a gift for our family. My son has all of his academic as well as social needs met and often exceeded. We could not be happier. High recommendation.
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5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 130 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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