The Highlands School

  • At The Highlands School, the individual student is what matters most.
  • Through an experientially rich, hands-on curriculum, students achieve success. We offer rolling admissions for bright students in grades K-11 with dyslexia, ADHD, and language-based learning differences.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Independent Maryland And DC Schools (JAIMS)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-11
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supporteddyslexia/language-based learning differences
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Highlands School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$24,500
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSuzanne Lippa

School Notes

  • Rolling admissions, small group instruction (3-4 students per instructor), multisensory curriculum tuition ranges from $14,950 to $24,950, based on program, executive functioning, training, outreach tutoring
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