The Laurel School

  • The Laurel School serves students with learning differences and students who benefit from a small class size.
  • In a community that nurtures mutual respect and compassion, we cultivate the academic potential of each child through multimodal, differentiated instruction.
  • By teaching learning strategies, self advocacy skills, and social competence, The Laurel School prepares students for the next level of education.
  • We believe that the key to academic, social and emotional growth is to recognize the whole child: who they are and how they learn.
  • Our teachers develop specific strategies for learning and personal achievement by zeroing in on each child's unique abilities and learning style.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit or Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild/ Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 66 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade The Laurel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $30,685
Tuition Notes $225 extra fee for year
% on Financial Aid
34%
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