At The College School, children flourish in a kind and supportive environment where small class sizes and a clear designed program of instruction guide teachers in narrowing the gap between a child’s learning potential and his/her achievement.
Students at The College School are provided with an integrated approach to education, receiving various opportunities to acquire and develop their academic and social competence.
Master teachers and a nurturing support staff take the essential time to teach strategies that promote confidence, individuality, and a spirit of self-advocacy within each child.
These are traits our children will possess and carry with them for a lifetime.
While the goal of The College School is to return students to a traditional school setting in two to three years, many remain through the 8th grade, as the unique blend of a challenging curriculum and a personalized approach to learning is unparalleled.
As a part of the College of Education and Human Development, students receive the benefit of the most cutting-edge techniques in curriculum and instruction from teachers who are clinical faculty members at the University.
In addition, our children interact daily with motivated, eager student teachers and researchers whose primary goal is creating a rich educational environment for children with learning differences.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1988

Student Body

Total Students
153 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
The College School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$19,000 per year
Admissions Director
Laura C. Dougherty
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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