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The de Paul School Photo #1 - Located in the heart of the historic Highlands neighborhood, The de Paul School serves students from 40+ zip codes in the greater Louisville, Kentucky region
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The de Paul School Photo #1 - Located in the heart of the historic Highlands neighborhood, The de Paul School serves students from 40+ zip codes in the greater Louisville, Kentucky region
The de Paul School teaches students with learning differences how to learn, how to become independent, and how to succeed.
We offer a 50-Year history of acclaimed and impacting instruction in structured literacy, unlocking student brilliance in reading and writing.
The broad and challenging course of study includes reading, spelling, writing, literature, mathematics, science, social studies, computer skills, physical education, social skills and values, and library skills.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 160 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,750
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based, ADHD or Attentional Difficulties, Organizational Difficulties, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia / Mathematics-based Difficulties, Auditory Processing Difficulties, Mild Sensory Processing Disorder
Year Founded
1970
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$500
Summer Program Cost Notes
This is for a two-week session with all supplies included.

Student Body

Total Students
160 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
The de Paul School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Collared shirts, nice slacks or skirts, respectable and professional appearance)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition actually ranges from $9950 to $17,750 and financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
45%
Admissions Director
Erin Whicker
Admissions Associate
Carlos Mason Wehby

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School Notes

  • One of the nation's preeminent independent schools for students with language-based learning differences, ADHD, processing disorders, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia.  We remediate student deficits and therefore prepare them for academic and social successes in their next schools.  Over 95% of our students depart for their schools of first choce!  Call or visit to learn more about The de Paul Difference!
Profile last updated: 02/09/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 160 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $17,750
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Louisville, KY is $9,519 for elementary schools and $9,986 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Louisville, KY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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