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Bachman Academy

Bachman Academy is a coeducational private alternative boarding special needs school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Bachman Academy is a dually-accredited (SACS/SAIS) boarding/day school for children in grades 6-12 who have learning differences. Bachman Academy provides a language-rich program of study emphasizing active learning. In addition to hands-on academics, the academy offers career education in equine studies, mechanics, woodworking, and horticulture/agriculture. Bachman Academy specializes in the education of students with AD/HD, Dyslexia, and other language-based learning differences. The 200-acre campus is the ideal backdrop for an environmentally-focused school of average to above average students who struggle to learn in a traditional educational environment. Bachman’s curriculum includes opportunities to learn and practice executive functioning skills, the skills necessary to function successfully in today’s society. The Academy boasts a 5:1 student to faculty ratio and a 1:1 student to staff ratio. Educators at the Academy are trained in well-researched methods of instruction for students with learning differences. In addition, many of the faculty and staff have first-hand knowledge of the struggles and stress an inappropriate education can have on children and their families, when the expectations of a traditional classroom are not met. Bachman teachers adjust their style and methods to teach the way each student learn best.The career-education programs offered at Bachman are unique among the majority of boarding specialty schools. Career-education options include Equine Studies/Horsemanship, Mechanics, Woodworking and Horticulture/Agriculture. The programs are built on outcome-based learning, with the end goal of entry into a technical school or employment upon graduation. The required “School to Work” course covers such topics as personal finance, completing job applications, preparing for a job interview, interview skills, personal appearance, self-advocacy, and preparing for independent living.




Grades Cost Term
Middle School $46,869 Annual

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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 32
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 1
7 4
8 1
9 4
10 6
11 11
12 5

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Student Teacher Ratio 3 : 1
Average Class Size 5
Gender 69% Male / 31% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 70%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 84%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 7%
Multi-racial 11%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4%

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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