The New Community School Overview
Target demographics: Students in grades 6-12 with specific language learning disabilities (dyslexia).
Direct beneficiaries per year: 95-100
Geographic areas served: Central Virginia
Programs: A secondary school for students with dyslexia (specific language learning disabled) in grades 6 through 12, combining intensive language remediation, college preparatory academic coursework, and a full and varied student life program.
The New Community School provides a program of college preparation for dyslexic students (specific language learning disabled), grades 6-12. The program includes both remediation of language skills and academic challenge appropriate for students of average to above-average intellectual potential. The school also provides an environment that values and fosters personal growth, positive self-regard, and the personal characteristics of a productive citizen. The New Community School serves as a resource to the community in the education of dyslexic boys and girls. The school is an independent, non-sectarian, and non-profit day school accessible to dyslexic students of all races, creeds, ethnic origins, and socio-economic backgrounds.