Private School Guide 2019

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GREENWOOD SCHOOL

A different way of teaching, a better way of learning

Greenwood School

is a unique school

for students in 6th

through 12th grades who

are challenged by learning

differences and/or need

a smaller academic environment.

Greenwood’s

highly-trained faculty

guides students in a rigorous

academic curriculum that

is enhanced and supplemented

by the abundant

natural resources of the

Greenwood School campus,

which includes 10 acres

of protected wetlands for

environmental, conservation

and wildlife studies and

research partnerships, as

well as outdoor classroom

areas that provide inspiring

settings for a wide variety

of academic pursuits and

overall wellness benefits to

Greenwood students benefit from interscholastic athletics,

including archery. [PHOTO COURTESY GREENWOOD SCHOOL]

staff and students.

In addition, Greenwood

facilities include indoor

and outdoor fine arts

facilities for chorus, band,

drama, art and dance, a

fully equipped gymnasium

and technology-integrated

classrooms.

Encouraging growth

The foundation of

Greenwood School

programs is our specialized

instruction, which

includes the expert use of

research-proven practices

beneficial to all students,

but especially to students

with specific learning

differences. We provide

strategies, support and

accommodations to create

learning opportunities

that effectively address

the individual needs of

students and enable them

to experience success with

a challenging, collegeand

career-preparatory

curriculum.

Approximately twothirds

of Greenwood’s

graduates continue on to

colleges, universities, trade

and technical schools, as

well as career-path apprenticeship

training.

Average class sizes of

12 students or less enable

Greenwood to provide the

most appropriate balance of

challenge and support for all

students; we are recognized

experts in the education

of students with a variety

of challenges, including

ADHD, auditory and/or

visual processing delays,

autism spectrum disorders,

dyscalculia, dysgraphia,

dyslexia, executive functioning

difficulties, general

anxieties, twice-exceptional/gifted

students and

other differences.

Inspiring opportunities

Core classes are supplemented

by enrichment

courses: art, band, coding,

drama, graphic design,

history electives, physical

education, science electives,

sociology and many

other options. In addition

to academics, Greenwood

students benefit from

interscholastic athletics,

Greenwood School

9920 Regency Square Blvd.,

Jacksonville

(904) 726-5000

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National Honor Society,

Student Council and a variety

of other extracurricular

activities and clubs, such

as archery, chess, ecology/zoology,

fencing and

running.

The Greenwood Way

Discussion, modeling

and mentoring of positive

character and social responsibility

are an important

part of a well-rounded,

prepared-for-life graduate;

that’s why Greenwood

School’s learning environment

is one of mutual

respect, kindness and

accountability — in and out

of the classroom.

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