Pinnacle Academy

Pinnacle Academy is a private, non-denominational school, specializing in the education of students who have language-based learning differences.
We offer an education for students in grade pre-K through 12.
Our program is well-established and fully accredited.  Our goal is to provide a low teacher to student ratio and evidence-based approaches to learning.
We specialize in an approach to learning that incorporates multi-sensory, brain-based, and project-based learning methods.
High school students may receive a standard diploma or prepare for a career.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Language-based, ADHD, anxiety, learning differences, twice-exceptional, HFA/AS
Year Founded2002
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students99 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Pinnacle Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 1 / rolling
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  • Sarasota
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    3.8 miles
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    (941) 907-3443
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  • Bradenton
    Grades: K-12 | 77 students
    12.3 miles
    2615 26th St W
    Bradenton, FL 34205
    (941) 751-2525
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    (863) 676-6091
    60.8 6-12
  • Bradenton
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    3.2 miles
    9607 E State Road 70
    Bradenton, FL 34202
    (941) 753-8588
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
My son has Asperger's and after attending several schools that didn't work for him, he attended Pinnacle Academy for five years from eighth onward. He found, what he describes as "a home" at Pinnacle. Pinnacle Academy has a nurturing environment and a unique ability to truly teach each student`s individual learning styles within a classroom. There is such a positive vibe on campus, you know everyone that works there loves what they do, but also has a deep commitment to every student and family that attends Pinnacle. My son flourished at Pinnacle and is currently a college freshman living on campus.
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I have recently moved to Sarasota. I am a Speech and Language Pathologist who speicalizes in working with students on the autistic spectrum. I would like to visit.
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