Founded in 1930, Forman is a coed college preparatory school exclusively focused on empowering bright students who learn differently. The school's teachers receive extensive training to help students with language-based learning differences like dyslexia, as well as attention deficit disorders (ADHD) and executive function delays.
The School serves over 200 students from 24 states and 15 countries and has a 100 percent college acceptance rate. In addition to Forman's year-round program for grades 9 through Post Graduate (PG), the school offers a four-week summer program for students entering grades 7 through 11.
The Forman Difference
Families searching for the right college-preparatory school for a student who learns differently have a wide range of options.
Here's what sets Forman apart:
At Forman, we understand what it means to learn differently. We understand the unique challenges that young people with learning differences experience, and we know how to help them succeed. Many students say that when they came to Forman, they felt understood for the first time in their lives.
Forman stays at the leading edge of an evolving field. As understanding of best practices for students with learning differences evolves, Forman evolves with it. From multisensory instruction to breakthroughs in educational technology to new thinking about neuroplasticity, we're positioned to bring good ideas that prove their value into the classroom.
At Forman, students learn from people who are superbly prepared to teach them. We invest more in ongoing professional development than any other independent school. And it's everyone- teachers, staff members, counselors, dorm parents-everywhere, all the time.
Forman graduates go to college. We combine the academic rigor of a quality college-preparatory school with customized learning tailored to the unique needs of each student. Our students become independent learners and persuasive self-advocates, prepared to take the next step in their lives with confidence.
Forman School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for boarding and day students with identified learning differences. Based on her or her unique learning profile, Forman develops the whole student so that every graduate becomes an educated, confident, self-advocate throughout life.