Landmark School

429 Hale Street
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Welcome to Landmark School, the leader in the field of serving students in grades 2 - 12 with dyslexia and other specific learning differences (SLD). Take a VIRTUAL TOUR and learn more. Below are some program highlights: With a college preparatory high school, a middle school, and an elementary school, Landmark is one of the most comprehensive schools serving students with dyslexia in the United States.
94% of Landmark graduates attend college and 100% are accepted.
Landmark students are bright, emotionally well adjusted, and motivated to learn, but need extra support with reading, writing, spelling, listening, and speaking, as well as mathematics.
Landmark students achieve success because of their learning differences-not despite them.
With a 1:3 teacher-student ratio, the key to Landmark`s successful model is the daily one-to-one tutorial. This differentiates Landmark from any other school of its kind.
A personalized program and daily one-to-one tutorial are designed to remediate specific language needs, which may encompass decoding, fluency, phonological awareness, written composition, and organizational skills.
Landmark offers a Summer Program combining academic skill development with fun, recreational activities all on our coastal campuses.
Situated on two beautiful campuses just 30 miles north of Boston, students take advantage of its North Shore location and many natural and cultural offerings.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $92,350
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $70,305
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Landmark School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 288 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Student Attention

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Landmark School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
2-12
PK-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Dyslexia, Specific Learning Disabilities
n/a
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1971
1906
Campus Size
45 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
470 students
320 students
% Students of Color
18%
25%
% International Students
7%
20%
% Students Boarding
50%
67%
Average SAT Score
1200
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
25
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Monthly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Landmark swag acceptable, no jeans
Casual
Average Class Size
7 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
97%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$20 million
$28 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$92,350
(Financial aid is available. )
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$70,305
(Financial aid is available.)
$35,000
Summer Program Cost
$7,140
(•Grades 8–12, Half-Day Academic Program $6,100 •Grades 8–12, Full-Day Academics & Afternoon Activity $7,140 •Grades 8–12, Residential Program $9,500 •Grades 1–7, Half-Day Academic Program $5,075)
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Lisa Pelrine
Melody O'Neil, Emily Denoncour
Associate Director of Admissions
Melody O'Neil

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
12
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Community Service Club, MakerSpace - "Steamworks"

Arts and Music Programs:
Fine Art, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Auto Mechanics, Fitness, Mountain Biking, Music Instruction, Rock Climbing, Technical Theater, Woodworking, Yoga

College Matriculation

Year: 1999 - 2000
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
see link to comprehensive list of schools/programs
100

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 dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), which fall under the broader umbrella of specific learning disabilities (SLD).
  • Our students are emotionally healthy, motivated to learn, and have average to above average intelligence.
  • The cornerstones of our program and what differentiates Landmark from other schools is our daily one-to-one tutorial, teacher/student ratio of 1:3, an individualized program for every student, and a myriad of extracurricular offerings.
  • 94% of our graduates attend college and 100% are accepted. 
  • Students enjoy competitive athletics, performing arts, visual and practical arts, technology electives, clubs, community service, and more.
  • The Residential Life Program offers a structured, supportive living and learning environment all in a location that affords our students opportunities to explore the area's natural and cultural riches. 
  • Summer programs for students in grades 2-12 combine academic skill development with fun and challenging recreational and hands-on activities.
  • Landmark is located on two campuses just 30 miles north of Boston.
  • Landmark is a pioneer in the field of dyslexia.
  • Landmark`s mission includes an extensive Outreach Program of Professional Development courses, workshops, and publications for educators, administrators, and clinicians.
  • Explore our website to find out how you can benefit from the Landmark Advantage
  • Take a virtual tour and sign up to attend an upcoming Informational Visit
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Landmark School accreditations: NEASC, NAIS, AISNE, MAAPS, Mass. DOE
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Landmark School cost?
Landmark School's tuition is approximately $92,350 for boarding students and $70,305 for day students.
What sports does Landmark School offer?
Landmark School offers 23 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling.
Does Landmark School offer a summer program?
Yes, Landmark School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Landmark School's ranking?
Landmark School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Small average class sizes, Low student:teacher ratio and High percent faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Landmark School?
The application deadline for Landmark School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Class of 2008
5.00
Bentley University
When it comes to educating students with language-based learning disabilities, Landmark's curriculum, staffing approach, and teaching methodology is second to none. Landmark provides 1:1 tutorials to all students and tailors a unique learning plan for. . .

Class of 1998
5.00
Sacred Heart University
School is your world when you are a kid, so when you are not good at school, it is like not being good at life. At least, that is how I felt, but Landmark changed. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $92,350
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $70,305
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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