Choosing a School

Memphis school calendars and a guide to area schools, public and private.



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SPECIAL SCHOOLS FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

Schools for children with a variety of learning challenges

 

Bodine School

2432 Yester Oaks Drive, Germantown (38139) | 754-1800

bodineschool.org

School for students with dyslexia and dyslexia-

related learning disabilities.

Grades: 1-8

Tuition: $15,645-$17,475

Financial aid: Available

Enrollment: 90

Student/faculty ratio: 6:1

Religious affiliation: None

After-school care offered: No

 

Madonna Learning Center

7007 Poplar Avenue, Germantown (38138) 752-5767 | madonna-learning.org

Individualized educational services for special needs children and their families. Students represent all disabilities, including Down syndrome, developmental delays, learning disabilities, sensory processing disorders, and other learning challenges. 

Ages: 5-30

Grades: Flexible levels, ungraded classrooms

Tuition: $10,750

Financial aid: Available

Enrollment: 54

Student/faculty ratio: 3:1

Religious affiliation: All-faiths

After-school care offered: No

 

Memphis Oral School for the Deaf

7901 Poplar Avenue, Germantown (38138) 758-2228 | mosdkids.org

At Memphis Oral School, deaf children are listening and talking. Small class sizes, daily speech therapy, and on-site cochlear implant mapping and therapy work toward this early intervention program’s goal of mainstreaming children into regular education programs. Through “Sound Beginnings,” parents with children under 2 learn from audiologists how to assist their child at home.

Ages: 0-6

Tuition: Sliding fee scale

Financial aid: Available

Enrollment: 30

Student/faculty ratio: 4:1

Religious affiliation: None

Before- and after-school care offered: Yes

 

Phoenix School for Creative Learning

2404 Arthur Road, Germantown (38138) 757-4360 | thephoenixschool.net

Phoenix has an individualized and arts-based learning program for second through twelfth grade students of average or above-average I.Q. Students are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome and/or other learning disabilities.

Grades: 2-12

Tuition: $9,250

Financial aid: Limited 

Enrollment: 32

Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Religious affiliation: None

After-school care offered: No

 

Shady Oaks School 

2000 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova (38016) | 737-3355

shadyoaksmemphis.com

Shady Oaks offers special, individualized instruction for students with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities. Classes are held in a positive environment with multi-sensory reading and phonics designed to build self-confidence and prepare students traditional classroom learning. Tutoring is available.

Grades: 1-8 (ungraded classrooms)

Tuition: $8,000

Financial aid: Available

Enrollment: 20

Student/faculty ratio: 6:1

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational Christian

Before- and after-school care offered: Yes          

 

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