The Sterling School

  • The Sterling School was founded in 1999 to meet the needs of Dyslexic and Language Based Learning Disabled children using research-based methodology.
  • The Sterling School provides educational opportunities for children diagnosed with Language Learning Disorders.
  • They can attend a school where the curriculum and methodology are based on the latest clinical research.
  • Our educational program is designed to promote individual academic growth and foster self-esteem through success.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyselxia/Langauge Based Learning Disorders
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Students50 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Sterling School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size9 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$64,500
Tuition Notes90% parents recoup tuition dollars using an educational attorney
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRuth Arberman

School Notes

  • Students must have a psycho-educational evaluation which diagnoses them with either Dyslexia or a language based learning disability. All students are of average or above average intelligence
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