The Siena School
The Siena School Photo #2 - Siena seeks to create a highly individualized and personalized learning experience for each student. We accomplish this by maintaining a small overall school size and small class sizes, and by providing students with a range of individual supports such as a faculty advisor and an individualized learning plan.
The Siena School Photo #3 - The Siena School values a varied curriculum that includes daily work in the arts.
The Siena School Photo #4 - Siena students have great creative strengths, and the arts programs help students build on those strengths in familiar and unfamiliar media. Arts offerings currently include drawing and painting, music, drama and photography.
The Siena School Photo #5 - With a strong philosophical belief in experiential learning, our students undertake regular field trips that take full advantage of Washington, DC's wealth of cultural, artistic and civic institutions.
The Siena School Photo #6 - Technology is an integral part of Siena's program and is used to both support and enhance the learning experience. Our curriculum is presented in a multimedia/multisensory format that is highly engaging and well-suited to our students' learning styles.
The Siena School Photo #7 - The Siena School is committed to a strong athletic and physical education program. Time is set aside daily for informal activity, even in the high school. Students also participate in physical education classes throughout their time at Siena, and have the option of participating in team sports.
- The Siena School offers a rich educational program for bright, college-bound students in grades 4-12 with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia.
- Our program is designed for students with mild to moderate needs who experience a discrepancy between their intellectual abilities and academic achievement in one or more areas such as reading, writing, oral expression or math.
- The Siena School's high school program focuses on preparing students for admissions to competitive college and university programs.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools|
|Grades Offered||Grades 4-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild to Moderate Language-Based Learning Differences|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||129 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 30%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 18 / rolling|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Bekah Atkinson|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Flag Football, Martial Arts,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||13 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Arts and Crafts Club, Community Service Club, Environmentalism Club, Student Government, Technology Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Digital Photography, Drama, Elementary Makers, Music, Studio Art, Woodworking
- For further information on The Siena School's admissions process, please visit http://www.thesienaschool.org/admissions
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Silver Spring Grades: 9-12 | 64 students
955 Sligo Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301)495-6672 1.9 9-12
- Hyattsville Grades: 5-12 | 64 students
2970 Belcrest Center Drive, Suite300
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(240)467-2100 5.3 5-12
- Gaithersburg Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
220 Girard St
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301)740-7807 11.9 7-12
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