The Odyssey School

Tel: (410)580-5551
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  • The Odyssey School provides a high quality education in a lower and middle school setting for children who have been diagnosed with dyslexia or other language related learning differences.
  • Odyssey combines innovative multi-sensory teaching methods, a low student-teacher ratio, small group instruction, and daily periods of tutoring where individualized skill building takes place.Odyssey provides a program delivered within a foundation of the four Pillars of Kindness, Honesty, Respect and Hard Work.
  • These Pillars are embodied in our efforts to serve our students and the greater community.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language learning differences
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students168 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeThe Odyssey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
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. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$31,300
Tuition NotesNo additional cost for school supplies
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorAdrianne Cusick

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
SoccerSquash,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Dance, Drama, Library Club, Literary magazine, Rocketry, Student Government Association, Yearbook

School Notes

  • situated on 42 acres in Baltimore County
  • 2:1 or 1:1 student-tutor ratio
  • daily tutoring for 50 minutes within program
  • small group math instruction
  • Character Education Program implemented to build social competency
  • team of speech and language pathologists
  • cross curricular study
  • Program emphasizes Executive Function skills and the application of strategies to facilitate academic success
  • full scale gymnasium and after-school sports
  • dynamic visual arts program
  • smartboard equipped classrooms and middle school laptop program
  • performing arts theater
  • community service and leadership
  • Financial Aid available
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