Oakwood School

  • Oakwood School, founded in 1971 is a private, non-profit, co-educational day school for elementary and middle school students with mild to moderate learning differences.
  • Our students are of average to above average potential and exhibit a discrepancy between their potential and their current level of achievement.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild to Moderate Learning Differences including Dyslexia, ADHD, Dycalculia, Executive Functioning
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Oakwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$38,450
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions DirectorMuriel Jedlicka

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art, High School Placement Test Prep, Robotics, STEAM

Arts and Music Programs:
Piano Lessons, Voice Lessons

School Notes

  • Oakwood School promotes a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment.

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School Reviews

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After 8 years at Oakwood, my son recently started 9th grade at an area college prep school. Although I already thought the world of Oakwood, I was thrilled and amazed to see how well prepared he was for high school. I am now able to "norm" his skill level against "typically developing" students, and am so grateful to realize his abilities are certainly on par with, and in many areas beyond, those of his peers. Oakwood is an excellent educational experience for any student. We initially went to Oakwood to protect my son's self-image and grow his confidence as he learned to cope with his learning differences, and we ended up with a strong learner well-equipped to handle the demands of a college prep curriculum.
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