The Gap School

The GAP School's mission is two-fold: it is for students with learning disabilities who need to retrain, refocus, and reconnect with their own learning potential so they can get back into public and charter schools, as well as, other private schools; and it offers support, foundation, and direction to our families.
The GAP School does not discriminate in any way on the basis of race, religion, or creed with respect to admissions, student privileges, facultyor scholarships.
The philosophies of The GAP School are embedded in Howard Gardner's multiple intelligence model and Dr. Mel Levine's neuro developmental construct model.
When the teaching team, students and families understand the student's strengths and challenges, the outcomes are more realistic.
Students start out with a multi-talented label instead of a learning disability label.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Differences supported
Year Founded2004

Student Body

Total Students25 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Gap School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki or navy blue bottoms and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,500
Tuition NotesWe are a McKay Scholarship recipient school.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLori Stephens
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota
    Grades: K-12 | 53 students
    2.5 miles
    150 N Shade Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 894-3053
    2.5 K-12
    53
  • Sarasota
    Grades: 6-12 | 40 students
    2.3 miles
    3552 Webber St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 924-7681
    2.3 6-12
    40
  • Sarasota
    Achievement Center (the)
    Achievement Center (the) Photo - Kickball Day 2016
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
    1.4 miles
    1201 N. Beneva Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 365-3330
    1.4 6-12
    18
  • Sarasota
    Ascension Lutheran School
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    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 77 students
    0.6 miles
    800 McIntosh Road
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 371-5909
    0.6 PK-8
    77
  • Sarasota
    Beyond The Spectrum Education Center
    Beyond The Spectrum Education Center Photo - Grocery store field trip to learn life skills!
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 121 students
    4.7 miles
    7333 International place
    Sarasota, FL 34240
    (941) 907-3443
    4.7 NS-12
    121

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The average private school tuition in Sarasota, FL is $9,294 for elementary schools and $9,867 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sarasota, FL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).