Oakland School

128 Oakland Farm Way
Troy, VA 22974
Tel: 434-293-9059
  • Academic program for all children ages 6-14 including those that have learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, auditory processing or executive functioning issues or those who may be struggling in a traditional classroom setting.
  • Coed, Residential or Day - Individualized programs with emphasis on reading, written language, math, study skills, and organization. Extensive recreational program, including horseback riding. Experienced and nurturing staff.
Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Oakland School
School FocusLearning Disabilities / Junior Boarding School
Grades (Boarding)Grades 3-8
Grades (Day)Grades 1-8
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1950
Campus Size450 acres

Student Body

Enrollment45 students
% Students of Color
22%
% Students Boarding
35%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
Average Class Size5 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:5
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedNo
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
Summer Program OfferedYes

Finances

Endowment Sizen/a
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$50,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,175
% Students on Financial Aid
11%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$14,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
Director of AdmissionsAbigail Sprague

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered4 Interscholastic Sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations7 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Camping Club, Cooking Club, Fitness Club, Horseback Riding, Individual Music Instruction, Various sports and athletic activities

School Notes

  • A small co-ed boarding and day school located in the rolling countryside of central Va.- 11 miles east of Charlottesville. The school is specifically designed to meet the needs of average to above-average students who have been unable to learn in a traditional classroom setting. Some students have dyslexia or other learning disabilities/differences; others are merely working below grade level.
  • The grounds consist of more than 450 acres of woodland and meadows. The home-like enviroment and the individualized attention given to each student combine to make a warm, caring place in which the child can blossom.
  • At Oakland, students have individualized programs tailored to their special needs. Every student is assigned to a particular reading teacher who oversees the specifics of the child's program. The teacher monitors the student's progress in all areas, and provides encouragement and advice.
  • Every student receives at least one 35 min. period a day of 1:1 instruction. There is a low student teacher ratio, 5:1. Small classes combined with one-to-one instruction provide the attention needed for real academic growth.
  • Classes are ungraded and based instead on skill level. Students are placed in classes which they can comfortably learn.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalcula, executive functioning
  • School accreditations: VAISEF
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