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Linden Hill School: Admissions Data and Information

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The School:

  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Location: Northfield, MA
  • Enrollment: 32
  • School Type: Boys, boarding school
  • Grades: 4-9
  • Church Affiliation: Non-sectarian
  • Number of faculty: 14
  • Tuition: $51,800
  • Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 25%
  • Admissions Deadline: Rolling
  • Website: Linden Hill School

Linden Hill School is a junior boarding for boys in grades four through nine diagnosed with language-based learning differences.

Academics:

70% of Linden Hill School's 14 full time faculty hold advanced degrees. All are specially trained to teach boys with dyslexia.

Being a middle school for boys, the school teaches core subjects with emphasis on reading using the Orton-Gillingham method. The classes are generally ungraded allowing each boy to advance at his own pace in each core subject.

Facilities:

Linden Hill School is located in the scenic village of Northfield, Massachusetts.

Finances:

The Linden Hill School has a small endowment but nonetheless was able to award financial aid to 25% of its students. The average award was $10,000.

Commentary:

If you have identified that your primary school aged son has a language-based learning difference, the encouraging, nurturing approach offered by Linden Hill School is worth a closer look. The advantage of remediating learning disabilities at a young age is that it lays the foundation for positive learning experiences in adolescence and beyond.

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