Details overview

Hours 08:25 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Robert C. McIntyre
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning We use proven, research-based, multi-sensory teaching methods and technologies based on current brain research. Our student to teacher ratio is 6 to 1 for most of our classes, allowing for maximum individual attention.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Self-contained classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 85% 54%
Hispanic 6% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Black 4% 24%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
10
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Boys sports (misc.) Fitness
Girls sports (misc.) Fitness
Clubs Art club
Cooking club
Drama club
Game club
Girls on the Run
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Public schools
  Independent schools
  Parochial schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Public high schools
  Independent high schools
  Paul Vi Catholic High School
Parent involvement details The Oakwood Parent Association enriches the Oakwood experience by sponsoring educational opportunities for parents, and students. They further support the community through volunteerism during special events.

Teachers

5
Staff
including: Educational diagnostician
Staff Educational diagnostician
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Korean
Spanish
Staff details 20 teachers who are highly qualified and experienced in the field of learning dissabilites.

Neighborhood

Transportation details All families are provided with a zip code locator list to facilitate carpooling.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner CHADD
Partner website Http://www.chadd.org/
Partner International Dyslexia Association
Partner website Http://interdys.org/
Partner Exceptional Schools for Exceptional Students
Partner website Http://exceptionalschoolsfair.com/Home.php
Partner Decoding Dyslexia VA
Partner website Http://decodingdyslexiava.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.oakwoodschool.com/admissions/index.aspx
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount $50
Application fee waivers available? No
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012