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1-12|Private
110 students
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School leader:  Marjolein J. Borsten
6000 Custer Rd., Building 7
Plano, TX 75023

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(972) 517-7498
(972) 517-0133
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"Our school is best known for our success with Asperger's, AD/HD & LD students."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Special Education
  • Arts
    Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 27, 2017
After a frustrating and disappointing 5th and early 6th grade in PS, we have found a wonderful and supporting environment at GLA. My grandson has several learning differences and despite 504 meetings and conferences the teachers were not helpful... more

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · March 29, 2017
We haven't encountered bullying, so, in my experience, they are handling bullying appropriately.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · March 29, 2017
When we started the year, homework was a struggle. It was not a fun time in our home. However, we spoke with the teacher and made some adjustments to the work he was given and now it is much better, not always great, but so much better! I... more

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Submitted by a community member · March 29, 2017
Our son is in his second year at GLA and is in second grade. He has thrived there in a way I know he wouldn't have in public school. They work with his 'differences'. He has ADHD, Asperger's and has Anxiety Disorder. However to meet him, you... more

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About this school

Great Lakes Academy educates students with various Learning Differences, including ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome. GLA is committed to providing its students with a stimulating environment and favorable atmosphere which affords each student every opportunity to develop their social skills & their academics. Great Lakes Academy instills in their students an appreciation for their own uniqueness. GLA offers a challenging curriculum, a low student-teacher ratio, and multi-sensory teaching methods.

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Last modified: April 27, 2017
Last modified Great Lakes Academy is a Private school that serves grades 1-12
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