Greenwood School is a day and boarding school for boys in 6th to 12th grade who have diagnosed learning disabilities including the following:
- specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD)
- receptive language and/or expressive language deficits
- deficits in executive function
- attention deficit disorders (ADD or ADHD)
- disorders of written expression
- speech and language needs
The Greenwood program is designed for young men with average to above-average intellectual abilities and no primary social, emotional or behavioral issues.
Greenwood School is especially appropriate for students with learning difficulties who have lost enthusiasm for classroom work due to feelings of frustration and failure. Our program specifically addresses these issues and helps students recover lost self esteem.
The Greenwood philosophy focuses on remediating academic weaknesses, awakening talents, and building confidence. A comprehensive middle and high school academic program – including science, history, art, literature, music, and athletics – ensures our students are intellectually challenged, creatively inspired, and factually informed. Programs such as our annual recitation of the Gettysburg Address, as documented by filmmaker Ken Burns, help students gain a sense of real achievement.
If your child is bright but has trouble living up to his potential in a traditional classroom, Greenwood School can help. With experienced, caring staff and lots of one-on-one instruction and coaching, our students find that they are capable of far more than they had expected. Our goal is to enable students to bridge the gap between their outstanding promise and present abilities, and to engage them on a path to success to college and beyond.