R School

At R School, we honor and respect childhood as a time of happiness, curiosity, and active, engaged learning opportunities.
We believe that children learn best not through facilitated, synchronized lessons or state-mandated expectations, or through standardized tests or passive consumption of content, but rather through active engagement with their environment and their community, guided by experienced teachers and mentors. R School curriculum is designed around the interests of the students and structured to maximize each student`s strengths.
When education is designed to best meet the needs of the students, students are effectively engaged and learn most effectively. R School creates student-centered, innovative, and hands-on educational programs that are designed to meet students where they are. We offer full-time and part-time enrollment options!

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild learning differences, Dyslexia, other (special fees may apply)
Year Founded2015
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$225
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition is per week. Discounts available.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade R School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,650
Tuition NotesFlexible / part-time options available. Tuition varies by age / program.
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMark DeMaio

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Maker Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer

School Notes

  • PRE-ELEMENTARY: (PRE-K / K)
  • LOWER & UPPER ELEMENTARY:  1ST-5TH GRADES
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL: 6TH-8TH GRADES
  • HIGH SCHOOL (Coming Soon!)
  • ACADEMIC TUTORING / ASSESSMENT
  • SPECIALIZED INTERVENTIONS / TUTORING
  • ACADEMIC SUPPORT FLVS 6TH-12TH)
 R School is a Florida not-for-profit providing independent-minded, community-spirited educational alternatives for children in grades K-8. R School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs.
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  • Orlando
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    Grades: 1-12 | 107 students
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    Orlando, FL 32804
    (407) 297-4353
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    107
  • Casselberry
    Arbor School of Central Florida
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 81 students
    3.8 miles
    3929 Red Bug Lake Rd
    Casselberry, FL 32707
    (407) 388-1808
    3.8 K-12
    81
  • Winter Park
    Walden Community School
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    Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 30 students
    3.2 miles
    4595 Howell Branch Rd
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    (407) 677-8225
    3.2 K-12
    30
  • Orlando
    Center Academy - Waterford Lakes
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 62 students
    6 miles
    1331 S. Alafaya Trail
    Orlando, FL 32828
    (407) 270-4444
    6 5-12
    62
  • Orlando
    Grades: PK-12 | 95 students
    12.9 miles
    3000 Bruton Blvd
    Orlando, FL 32805
    (407) 648-1978
    12.9 PK-12
    95

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R School has been amazing with my son. We have participated in academics and electives, and my son has been totally engaged since day one. Thanks for being so flexible!
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The average private school tuition in Orlando, FL is $7,946 for elementary schools and $6,709 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orlando, FL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).