Oakland School

128 Oakland Farm Way,
Troy, VA 22974
Tel: 434-293-9059
Gr: (Boarding) 3-8 | 45 students
Academic program for all children ages 6-14 including those that have learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, auditory processing or executive functioning issues or those who may be struggling in a traditional classroom setting.
Coed, Residential or Day - Individualized programs with emphasis on reading, written language, math, study skills, and organization.
Extensive recreational program, including horseback riding.
Experienced and nurturing staff.

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2014 School Data
Oakland School
School Focus Learning Disabilities / Junior Boarding School
Grades (Boarding) Grades 3-8
Grades (Day) Grades 1-8
School Type Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational
Year Founded 1950
Campus Size 450 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 45 students
% Students of Color 22%
% Students Boarding 35%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Average Class Size 5 students
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5
ESL Courses Offered No
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75%
Summer Program Offered Yes

Finances

Endowment Size n/a
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$48,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$27,500
Tuition international students $50,000
% Students on Financial Aid 11%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $14,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling
SSAT Score No
Acceptance Rate 95%
Director of Admissions Jamie Cato

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 4 Interscholastic Sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 7 Extracurriculars
Extracurriculars Arts, Camping, Hiking and Trails, Cooking Club, Fitness, Horseback Riding, Individual Music Instruction, Various sports and athletic activities

School Notes:

  • A small co-ed boarding and day school located in the rolling countryside of central Va.- 11 miles east of Charlottesville. The school is specifically designed to meet the needs of average to above-average students who have been unable to learn in a traditional classroom setting. Some students have dyslexia or other learning disabilities/differences; others are merely working below grade level.
  • The grounds consist of more than 450 acres of woodland and meadows. The home-like enviroment and the individualized attention given to each student combine to make a warm, caring place in which the child can blossom.
  • At Oakland, students have individualized programs tailored to their special needs. Every student is assigned to a particular reading teacher who oversees the specifics of the child's program. The teacher monitors the student's progress in all areas, and provides encouragement and advice.
  • Every student receives at least one 35 min. period a day of 1:1 instruction. There is a low student teacher ratio, 5:1. Small classes combined with one-to-one instruction provide the attention needed for real academic growth.
  • Classes are ungraded and based instead on skill level. Students are placed in classes which they can comfortably learn.

  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalcula, executive functioning
  • School accreditations: VAISEF

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is St. Anne's-Belfield School (10.3 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlottesvilleSt. Anne's-Belfield School
     
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-296-5106
    10.3 mi | 886 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • Fork UnionFork Union Military Academy
     
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA23055
    1-800-GO-2-FUMA
    15.8 mi | 535 students | Gr. 6-12
  • CharlottesvilleMiller School of Albemarle
     
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-823-4805
    19.7 mi | 185 students | Gr. 8-12
  • St. GeorgeBlue Ridge School
     
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA22935
    434-985-2811
    22.8 mi | 195 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Woodberry ForestWoodberry Forest School
     
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA22989
    888-798-9371
    24.7 mi | 396 students | Gr. 9-12
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