Kildonan is a co-educational day and boarding school for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences.
Kildonan serves day students in grades 2-12 and boarding students in grades 7-12.
Founded in 1969, Kildonan offers one-to-one daily Orton-Gillingham tutoring, a college-preparatory curriculum, and small, multisensory subject matter classes.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Language-based LD
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
64 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Kildonan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Lands End School Uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$63,800 7-day boarding; $61,300 5-day boarding;$46,900 day student; $37,100 elementary
Average Financial Aid Grant
$15,000

Sports

School Notes

  • The Kildonan School is a coeducational day and boarding school for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences. Located in Amenia, NY, halfway between NYC and Albany, Kildonan accepts students with average to above-average intelligence who may be frustrated in school because of their learning difference (i.e. difficulty with reading, spelling, and/or writing). Serving grades 2-12. The school's mission is to empower students with dyslexia to reach their potential by increasing self-esteem and academic motivation. Each student's schedule includes daily one-on-one Orton-Gillingham tutoring and small, college-preparatory subject matter classes. The school has well developed arts and athletic programs and an immensely popular ski/snowboard program. Five minutes away from Metro-North, Kildonan offers 7-day boarding, 5-day boarding, and day options. During the summer, Kildonan hosts the esteemed academic summer camp, Dunnabeck at Kildonan, for students ages 8-16.
Source: Verified school update

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