The Open Doorway Inc

  • The Open Doorway Inc offers a very unique educational experience. Each of our students receive individualized curriculum and one on one instruction.
  • Our classes are small and flexible to meet the needs of the individual student on the daily basis.
  • This unique educational experience provides for personalized instruction and encourages maximum academic and personal growth.
  • The Open Doorway Inc is a private K- 12 McKay scholarship approved school and educational center for individuals with special needs and their families.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedlearning disabled, ADHD, and variety of other needs including autism and other related disorders
Year Founded2006
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesDiffer programs different cost

Student Body

Total Students65 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Open Doorway Inc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$100
Tuition Notescharge beyond the McKay 500; do charge on McKay 504 only $2000.00
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr Elaine Lewis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Journalist/Yearbook Club, Music Appreciation, Youth Outreach Club

School Notes

  • We accept the typical student as well as the special need student that is looking to graduate with a regular diploma and go on to a college or tech program later in life.
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  • West Palm Beach
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  • Lake Worth
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  • West Palm Beach
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    Grades: 8-12 | 7 students
    2.7 miles
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    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
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  • West Palm Beach
    Grades: 4-12 | 32 students
    0.4 miles
    4281 Palm Ave
    West Palm Beach, FL 33406
    (561)433-5933
    0.4 4-12
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  • Delray Beach
    Grades: PK-12 | 1700 students
    15.2 miles
    6200 Linton Blvd.
    Delray Beach, FL 33484
    (561)495-7272
    15.2 PK-12
    1700

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
A finer school to teach at, one will never find. That rare school that allows the teacher to actually formulate each lesson specific to the learning modalities of each individual student. This allows the teacher to not only insure that every student is able to learn according to his or her best potential, but also feel a part of the overall instruction. Students are empowered to learn, and the results are wonderful to witness on a daily basis!!
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5  
This school provided an awesome education for my child; I found they were able to help when no one else could. They did not charge above the McKay and provided support to my child and family in a time of need.
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