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Morningside Academy

Morningside Academy is a coeducational private alternative special needs school for students in grades 1 through 9.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Morningside Academy says

Unique, research-based program celebrating 32 years of educating Grades 1—9 gifted and struggling learners or anyone interested in improving performance. Focus on foundation skills of reading, writing, and math integrated with strengthening study, organizational skills, higher-level reasoning and problem solving. Homogeneous groupings by skill level, not age or grade, and small class size produces measurable results. Daily report cards provided. Middle School adds high school preparation with content courses and project-based learning methods. Field trips, Art, Wushu and Psychology/Problem Solving for all students. MA is a non-profit, state-approved school. Students are given extensive assessment to find out what they can do well, not so well and not at all. Students practice everything until they are fluent. The goal is to be able to perform quickly, effortlessly and accurately. Teachers continually adjust their instruction based upon performance data until the students are successful. No one falls through the cracks.Students are very successful in school, sometimes for the first time in their lives.We tell families that their children will gain at least two grade levels in their skill of greatest deficit or their money back. We have returned less than 1 percent of tuition in 25 years.Students learn in an atmosphere of positive reinforcement. Teachers give their students lots of praise.




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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 174
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
1 1
2 3
3 7
4 9
5 10
6 22
7 19
8 13
9 3
Ungraded 87

Morningside Academy'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 Morningside Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 30% Male / 70% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 78%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
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