Gifted, Specific Learning Disabilities, Nonverbal L.D., Asperger’s/ High Functioning Autism, ADD/ADHD, OHI, Emotional Disability (anxiety/depression), Speech/Language Impairments and Multiple Disabilities
Number of days open:
Location and Facilities:
Parker Academy is housed in a historic school house located in a rural setting. It provides space for art, tech ed, academic classrooms, and outdoors woods, streams and hiking trails.
Call the school to discuss the student. Send educational records. Come for an interview and a full or partial day visit. Complete written application.
Programs and Services:
Full academic program including advanced math and science, foreign languages, art, tech ed, and wellness. Experiential component including recreation, service and club activities. Small classes and tutorial instruction including specific reading programs and academic support. Social pragmatics embedded in classes and activities. Interscholastic sports. SLP/OT contracted services & PhD-level therapist.
Diploma granting, extended year options, SAT preparation and college
planning, parent workshops, community service and internship opportunities.
History and Philosophy:
Parker Academy provides a comprehensive education which has the goals of building on students’ strengths and improving skills in their areas of need. Wellness activities, community service, and parent involvement complement individualized academic programming. Using mindfulness as a strategy for self-regulation and applying the latest research on neuroscience are key components of our approach.