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The College School at the University of Delaware

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Essential Information

459 Wyoming Rd.
Newark, DE 19716

302-831-0222

For children in grades 1-8 with learning differences (i.e. auditory processing, written expression, dyslexia). Small class sizes; individualized, highly structured programs designed to help students return to traditional classrooms; strong academic curriculum; highly integrated technology; nurturing & supportive laboratory environment.

Additional Information

Website: http://collegeschool.udel.edu

Disabilities Served:
Communication / social disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Pervasive development disorder

County: New Castle

Location (state-county): DE

Enrollment: 70

Grades or ages of school: Ages 6-14

Staff:student ratio: 7:1

Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: mornings & afternoons

School's Approach: 6-10 students per class

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: no

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): $19, 300; 40% financial aid

Tuition structure:
Financial aid offered
Private pay

Adaptive tech used: 1:1 school-wide student-computer ratio, portable iPad lab for use by all students, SMARTBoard in every classroom, home access to: First in Math, AR Home Connect, UD/LibSearch

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Multisensory Reading Tutoring (MSRT) sessions, students progress at their own rate through a sequential, systematic program that is primarily based on the Reading ASSIST and/or the Wilson Reading System curricula.; Research-based approach to learning, multisensory reading program, academic curriculum aligned with Common Core Standards, strong emphasis on technology integration

Learning strategies:
Orton-Gillingham
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports
Safe & Positive Approaches
Wilson Reading

Support services/therapies offered: OT, ST

Support services:
Animal/dog therapy
Art therapy
Counseling
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy

Extracurriculars offered: Each student receives mentoring during the school day with an assigned University of Delaware graduate or undergraduate student each semester.

Extracurriculars offered: Art

Paid Blurb 2016: no

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