At Trident Academy, we understand that students who learn differently need to be taught differently. Our teachers employ the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach in all classes which offers a very structured, diagnostic and prescriptive approach to identifying and working with each student’s individual needs. Students are taught traditional subjects using various multi-sensory techniques, experiences outside of the classroom that correspond to relevant subject matter and via the incorporation of assistive technology.
That is exactly how we feel about each and every one of our students. Our student population is small compared to traditional schools; however, this is by design. We believe that not only does small classroom size and individualized instruction help our students become better learners, but it also helps them build confidence and self-awareness.
Research over the last 20 years shows the strides students can make in their test scores in an average academic year at Trident Academy. Analyzing standardized pre- and post- test scores between 1995-2016, our students’:
During the 2017-2018 school year,