Who We Serve:


Compass High School is dedicated to working with children with learning differences; providing a challenging yet supportive academic program that prepares talented teens for college while addressing underlying learning challenges in academic achievement, executive function, and social development.

Priority Admission
Deadline, Feb. 1

Current Parent

“Compass has turned out to be a good place for [my son] to feel emotionally safe and available to learn. I think the best thing about Compass is the number of talented teachers.”

Current Parent

“It is very difficult to find a program for a child, who needs some extra help and support, a child, who is learning at a pace different from regular peers. The first time I visited Compass High School I was not only impressed, I was shocked, in a good way!...

Current Parent

“There is a very high level of individualization, school truly “teaches each and every child”

Current Parent

“Different methods, tools, technology, are used to accommodate kids with different learning challenges and learning styles.”

Compass High Student

“The most impactful part of Compass are the small classes and really being able to connect with the teachers. I feel comfortable making a mistake because my teacher’s know it is a part of the learning process.”

Compass High Student

”Teachers will work with us instead of giving up on us.”

Our program is designed for students:

  • that have mild to moderate learning differences
  • with language-based reading disabilities that affect decoding, fluency, and comprehension such as dyslexia
  • with average or above average cognitive abilities
  • with executive function difficulties that may impact reading comprehension, written expression, organization or problem-solving ability
  • with mild emotional or attentional difficulties and social skills deficits that do not disrupt classroom learning
  • who are considering continuing their educations at a two-year or four-year college

Our program is designed for students:

  • that have mild to moderate learning differences
  • with language-based reading disabilities that affect decoding, fluency, and comprehension such as dyslexia
  • with average or above average cognitive abilities
  • with executive function difficulties that may impact reading comprehension, written expression, organization or problem-solving ability
  • with mild emotional or attentional difficulties and social skills deficits that do not disrupt classroom learning
  • who are considering continuing their educations at a two-year or four-year college

Priority Admission
Deadline, Feb. 1

Current Parent

“Compass has turned out to be a good place for [my son] to feel emotionally safe and available to learn. I think the best thing about Compass is the number of talented teachers.”

Current Parent

“It is very difficult to find a program for a child, who needs some extra help and support, a child, who is learning at a pace different from regular peers. The first time I visited Compass High School I was not only impressed, I was shocked, in a good way!...

Current Parent

“There is a very high level of individualization, school truly “teaches each and every child”

Current Parent

“Different methods, tools, technology, are used to accommodate kids with different learning challenges and learning styles.”

Compass High Student

“The most impactful part of Compass are the small classes and really being able to connect with the teachers. I feel comfortable making a mistake because my teacher’s know it is a part of the learning process.”

Compass High Student

”Teachers will work with us instead of giving up on us.”

Compass is a proud member school of the National Association of Independent Schools