The Odyssey School

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  • The Odyssey School serves children ages five through grade 8 with dyslexia and other language learning differences.
  • Specialized instruction focuses on skills, talents, and confidence building with the goal of future success in independent and public high schools.
  • Odyssey provides a program delivered within a foundation of the four Pillars of Kindness, Honesty, Respect and Hard Work.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
AIMSMDDC (Assoc. of independent Maryland and DC Schools)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language learning differences
Year Founded1994
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students159 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade The Odyssey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size9 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Lower School: khaki pants, jumpers, skorts and shorts. Middle School: khaki pants, skirts, boys wear ties. School dress colors: navy, hunter, green and white )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$32,700
Tuition NotesNo additional cost for school supplies
% on Financial Aid
28%
Admissions DirectorAdrianne Cusick

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
LacrosseSoccer,
SquashTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Library Club, Literary magazine, Rocketry, Student Government Association

School Notes

  • The Odyssey School serves the needs of children ages 5 through grade 8 with dyslexia and other language learning differences. Odyssey provides personalized multisensory instruction in a challenging academic program and empowers students to become life-long learners.

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