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School leader:  Lydia R. Radcliffe
156 Grant St
Dayton, OH 45417

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Submitted by a community member · March 11, 2011
I attended this school from 1951 to 1958, back then it was a school for kids with special needs. I have only good memories of this school and it's staff. I just heard that they will be closing the school next year. (I heard it on TV just now) I... more

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Submitted by a teacher · November 07, 2009
I have been a teacher since 1991 and worked with students with special needs in three other schools. I chose to come to Gorman when there was an opening because it is dedicated to the individual needs of students. In other schools, a class with... more

Submitted by a parent · January 28, 2005
Great School And Teachers and Teacher Aids. They truly care about our child. The drawaback is the principal. She is very condiscending toward students, parents and staff.

Submitted by a parent · July 06, 2004
My son was in a NCP (preschool) class. I loved my son's teachers. The staff is very welcoming. The principal is very good. She is personable. You can tell there is a sense of family amongst that staff and students. The students' development... more

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Gorman School is unique in its small size and learning environment. It has a warm, nurturing atmosphere that is captured by all who visit. The teaching styles are adapted to meet the learning styles of each student. Quality related services, (PT, physical therapy, OT, occupational therapy, music therapy, audiology, SLP, speech & language therapy and adapted physical education) are offered to students requiring these services. These services ehance and support the school's academic program for the typically developing students and the students with multiple disabilities. The certified teaching staff is "highly qualified" in the areas of instruction, as well as the classroom instructional para-educators who support the instructional process. The student's academic and social-developmental needs are paramount. Gorman School's instructional program is truly designed to meet each student's academic and developmental needs. The entire staff is committed to working collaboratively with our families to build strong connections and further understand the needs of their child as we collaboratively develop educational goals. We promise to provide every child with enriching experiences that are both age-appropriate and challenging. We are also committed to educate our students in an environment that fosters high expectations for student achievement, fairness for all, and respect for cultural diversity.

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Gorman School
156 Grant St, Dayton, OH  45417
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews. (937) 542-4790
Last modified Gorman School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6