Prides Crossing, MA 01965
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|Definition of Terms
2014 School Data
|Landmark School||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Preparatory||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered (Boarding)||9-12||7-12|
|Grades Offered (Day)||2-12||7-12|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Campus Size||45 acres acres||124 acres|
|Enrollment||469 students||298 students|
|% Students of Color||9%%||19%|
|% International Students||4%%||20%|
|% Students Boarding||50%%||67%|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Frequency of Saturday Classes||Monthly||Weekly|
|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%%||66%|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$10 million||$15 million|
|% Students on Financial Aid||3%%||35%|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Director of Admissions||Elizabeth Parker|
- 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, MAAPS, Mass. DOE
(formerly Governor Dummer Academy) (13.7 miles away)
- School Location Miles Students Grades
ByfieldThe Governor's Academy
(formerly Governor Dummer Academy)
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA, 01922
978-499-312013.7 mi | 406 students | Gr. 9-12
North AndoverBrooks School
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA, 01845
978-725-627216.8 mi | 380 students | Gr. 9-12
AndoverPhillips Academy Andover
180 Main Street
Andover, MA, 01810
978-749-405016.9 mi | 1141 students | Gr. 9-12
196 Main Street
Amesbury, MA, 01913
978-388-535420.9 mi | 170 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
NewtonCATS Academy Boston
575 Washington Street
Newton, MA, 02458
(857) 400 968423.7 mi | 260 students | Gr. 9-12