Landmark School

P.O. Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Tel: 978-236-3000
  • Landmark is a coeducational boarding and day school offering a full range of customized programs for students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities.
  • 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 
2017 School Data
Landmark SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)9-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)2-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19711910
Campus Size45 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment476 students300 students
% Students of Color
9%
20%
% International Students
4%
20%
% Students Boarding
50%
66%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesMonthlyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)
Casual
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:31:7
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$10 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$71,300$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$54,300$28,270
% Students on Financial Aid
3%
36%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsElizabeth Parker
Associate Director of AdmissionsMelody O'Neil

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1414
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

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
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