Stellar Academy is a private nonprofit elementary school grades 2-8.
The alternative instruction provided at Stellar meets the needs of children who suffer with symptoms of dyslexia. This specialized instruction is the Slingerland approach, which is a multi-sensory approach to language arts that was created for a classroom setting.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Students: 17 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,400
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia
Year Founded
1988
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
17 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Stellar Academy for Dyslexics Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Lori Abrahams
Admissions Associate
Brenda Huckaby

School Notes

  • Stellar Academy is a private nonprofit elementary school grades 2-8. The alternative instruction provided at Stellar meets the needs of children who suffer with symptoms of dyslexia. This specialized instruction is the Slingerland approach. Our students have difficulty with acquiring language skills -- oral language, spelling, written language, or reading. They are of average to above-average intelligence. Students with dyslexia can be creative, imaginative, and talented. They are fortunate to be born in a time when educators are becoming more aware of how to meet their needs. The mission of Stellar Academy, located in Alameda County, is to assist children with dyslexia overcome academic challenges through the Slingerland approach. A sequential, simultaneous multi-sensory approach to language arts instruction, Slingerland, enables students to increase their self-esteem through academic success. The essence of the Slingerland approach guides instruction throughout all other content areas.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Students: 17 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,400
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $16,356 for elementary schools and $21,114 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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