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Academic Services

Individual Academic Support
Students who are accepted into the program have a diagnosed learning disability. They may experience specific difficulty in organization, reading, written expression, or mathematics. The objective of the program is to assist a student in further developing strengths while coping with specific areas of weakness. The regular classroom curriculum is used to facilitate the development of strategies that are appropriate for each individual student. Assistive technology such as a highlighting pen, the FlyScribe pen, and the graphic organizational program Inspiration are among the tools that are demonstrated and encouraged for utilization by students in the Academic Services Department. The support is scheduled two to three times a week during the academic day.

Evening Study Hall
Academic Services evening study hours

  • from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday

Accommodations
Use of a computer and/or calculator,

Extended time on testing

  • within the classroom
  • on formal exams
  • during standardized testing such as the SAT, ACT, and Advanced Placement exam

Services Rendered                                                                               Teachers in this department provide structure through

  • clear and explicit instruction
  • direct learning strategies
  • strategies to confront anxiety
  • test taking strategies
  • teacher to teacher conferencing
  • frequent Progress Reports
  • collaborative work with parents and professionals
  • written comments five times yearly
  • annual report detailing the student profile, assessment, and recommendations

There is an Additional Tuition Charge of $5,000 for the Academic Services program.

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