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The Lab School Of Washington

The Lab School Of Washington is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades 7 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Lab School Of Washington says

Founded in 1967 by Sally L. Smith, The Lab School of Washington is internationally recognized for its innovative programs for children and adults with learning disabilities. The Lab School Day School offers individualized instruction to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The instructional approaches developed by Professor Smith, emphasize hands-on experimental learning and the use of the arts to teach academic skills. State-of-the-art work with computers, storytelling, writing and art in the elementary school as well as a continual emphasis on project learning in the junior and senior high school keep The Lab School pioneering new educational methods.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 345
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
7 37
8 40
9 26
10 28
11 28
12 36
Ungraded 150

The Lab School Of Washington's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Lab School Of Washington's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Gender 60% Male / 40% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 77%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 4%

Associations & Memberships

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