Shelton School

  • Shelton's mission is a school and resource center dedicated to making a difference by serving and empowering the lives of students who learn differently because not all great minds think alike.
  • Our vision is a world model in education of individuals who learn differently through education, evaluation, therapy, research and outreach.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, ADHD, Language Disorders
Year Founded1976
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students981 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Shelton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers200 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorDiann Slaton

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