Landmark School

P.O. Box 227,
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Tel: 978-236-3000
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 469 students
Landmark is a coeducational boarding and day school offering a full range of customized programs for students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
With a college preparatory high school, a middle school, and an elementary school, Landmark is one of the most comprehensive schools serving students with language-based learning disabilities in the United States.
Landmark accepts bright students who are emotionally healthy, motivated to learn, but need remedial help with reading, writing, spelling, listening, speaking as well as mathematics.
With a 1:3 teacher-student ratio, the key to Landmark’s successful model is the daily one-to-one tutorial.
A personalized tutorial curriculum is designed to remediate specific language needs, which may encompass decoding, fluency, phonological awareness, written composition, and organizational skills.
In addition, Landmark offers a Summer Program which combines intensive, academic skill development with recreational activities.
A personalized program including a daily one-to-one tutorial is designed for each student to improve reading, writing, spelling and study skills.
The Summer Program accepts students in grades 1-12, who possess average to superior intelligence, a history of healthy emotional development, and have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability.
Situated on two beautiful campuses just 25 miles north of Boston, students take advantage of its North Shore location and its many cultural opportunities.

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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
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1971 1909
Campus Size 45 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 469 students 295 students
% Students of Color 9% 19%
% International Students 4% 20%
% Students Boarding 50% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Monthly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)
Casual
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

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$67,600 $47,790
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$51,300 $26,400
% Students on Financial Aid 3% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Elizabeth Parker  

School Notes:

  • 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Governor's Academy
(formerly Governor Dummer Academy)
(13.7 miles away)
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    16.9 mi | 1141 students | Gr. 9-12
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    NewtonMA02458
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