Who Should Apply

Admissions Criteria:

Lower, Middle and High School programs at Chartwell School are designed for students who are:
  • Diagnosed with dyslexia or another language-based learning difficulty and may also have attention deficit disorder, ADD or ADHD.
  • Male and female students between the ages of 7-19 years
  • Average to above-average cognitive ability (as demonstrated on the WISC-IV psycho-educational assessment)
  • Experiencing difficulty acquiring literacy skills (reading and spelling)
  • Experiencing difficulty with written expression, mathematics, processing information, working memory, organization, study skills, time management or other executive functioning skills
  • Challenged in other academic environments due to the competitive nature of the schools
  • Supported by their parents in terms of the policies and guidelines set out by Chartwell School
  • Motivated to participate in the school’s programs and show evidence that they understand their learning difficulties
  • NOT diagnosed with a conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder or any other emotional or behavioral difficulties