Walbridge School

  • Walbridge School educates children who struggle with specific learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADHD.
  • We provide small class sizes with a structured environment where children who need systematic, explicit instruction like Orton-Gillingham can succeed.
  • Walbridge School offers a full day elementary through high school program emphasizing flexible multi-sensory teaching to meet each student's learning needs.
  • Our specialized and personalized instruction is geared towards children with learning challenges such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, ADHD, or auditory processing disorders that get in the way of the student working towards their potential. Our program is not geared to work with children whose primary needs are emotional behavioral.
  • We provide a stimulating and challenging learning environment with high expectations for each student to take ownership of their learning.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, & Anxiety
Year Founded1986
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students16 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Walbridge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,000
Tuition NotesWalbridge School offers financial assistance to qualifying families after application process.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorColleen Lourigan

School Notes

  • 10:1 student to teacher ratio
  • Structured systematic explicit instruction including Orton-Gillingham reading instruction
  • Curriculum includes: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music, Physical Education
  • Technology Integrated:  Each student is provided with a Chromebook for use throughout the school day.
  • Financial scholarships available

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Entrusting my kids to the staff at Walbridge is the best thing I could have done for them. They became kids who wanted to go to school, homework was not a chore and you could see that they were happy and feeling good about what they were able to accomplish.
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The average private school tuition in Madison, WI is $6,537 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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