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 Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 1-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Learning Differences supported|
|Total Students||25 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 41%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(khaki or navy blue bottoms and uniform shirt)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$13,500|
|Tuition Notes||We are a McKay Scholarship recipient school.|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Lori Stephens|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Sarasota Grades: 6-12 | 40 students
3552 Webber St
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941)924-7681 2.3 6-12
- Sarasota Grades: K-12 | 44 students
150 N Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941)894-3053 2.5 K-12
- Sarasota Grades: K-12 | 90 students
7333 International place
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941)907-3443 4.7 K-12
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