Rawson Saunders

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The mission of Rawson Saunders School is to develop the full--and tremendous--potential of children with dyslexia through an extraordinary education.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia
Year Founded
1997
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
246 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Rawson Saunders Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Emily Austin

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Robotics, Start-Up Kids Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Rock Band, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Founded in 1997, Rawson Saunders is an academically excellent, fully accredited and commended, full-curriculum, college prep, non-profit independent school for students with dyslexia in grades 1-12. It is the only school in central Texas of its kind and one of a few in the country. Rawson Saunders is recognized nationally as a leader in innovative, multisensory teaching methods tailored specifically to the way students with dyslexia--and in fact all children--learn best. Through individualized, multisensory, research-driven instruction within small class sizes, we cultivate our students' strengths while effectively addressing their needs. Rawson Saunders provides a nurturing and academically challenging environment through which bright students with dyslexia can develop to their fullest potential. Our students graduate prepared for success.

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