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|Definition of Terms
| 2013 School Data
Boarding School Avg.
|School Focus||College Preparatory||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered. (Boarding)||9-12||7-12|
|Grades Offered (Day)||2-12||7-12|
|Support for ADD/ADHD Students||Yes||Yes|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Campus Size||45 acres||125 acres|
|Enrollment||450 students||300 students|
|Percent Students of Color||9%||18%|
|Percent International Students||4%||20%|
|Percent Students Boarding||50%||67%|
|Average SAT Score||n/a||* National Avg. »View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
|Academics and Faculty|
|Frequency of Saturday Classes||Monthly||Monthly|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)
|Average Class Size||8 students||12
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:3||1:7|
|ESL Courses Offered||No||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree||60%||65%|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$10 million||$15 million|
|Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students)||$65,500||$46,950|
|Yearly Tuition (Day Students)||$49,200||$26,280|
|Percent Students on Financial Aid||3%||35%|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Director of Admissions||Carolyn Orsini Nelson|
- Founded in 1971, Landmark School is a coeducational boarding and day school with elementary, middle, and college preparatory high school programs for students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD).
- Our students are emotionally healthy, motivated to learn and possess average to superior intelligence.
- With a teacher/student ratio of 1:3, Landmark emphasizes daily one-to-one tutorials and an individualized approach to teaching. We focus on skill acquisition and achievement and 92% of Landmark graduates go on to college.
- Students enjoy competitive athletics, performing arts, visual and practical arts, technology electives, clubs and community service.
- The Residential Life Program offers a structured, supportive living and learning environment.
- Summer programs for students in grades 1-12 combine academic skill development with recreational and hands-on activities.
- Landmark is located on two campuses along Boston's beautiful North Shore.
- Landmark is a pioneer in the field of LBLD.
- Landmark’s mission includes an extensive Outreach Program of Professional Development courses, workshops and publications for educators, administrators, clinicians and parents.
- LD types supported: Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Disabilities, such as dyslexia
- School accreditations: NEASC, NAIS, AISNE, TABS, MAAPS, Mass. DOE
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