Individualized Evaluations and Programs of Personalized Instruction

Spot Light On Students

Acacia Academy students benefit from individualized evaluations, programs of personalized instruction, and course work designed to meet their personal learning styles and needs.

Acacia Academy services:

  • Students with learning disabilities (LD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Those who need to improve reading, writing, mathematics, study skills, test taking and/or thinking and processing skills
  • Regular education and/or accelerated students who benefit from a smaller, nurturing environment
  • Gifted
  • Underachievers
  • Students with a nonverbal learning disability (NVLD)
  • Aspergers and high functioning autism
  • Those with social and/or emotional needs

Students gain:

  • Motivation and a love for learning
  • Accelerated reading, writing, mathematics, and written expression skills
  • Increased memory, recall skills and reading comprehension
  • The ability to analyze the unknown word and therefore independence in word recognition, decoding/phonetics and encoding/spelling skills
  • Vocabulary development
  • Independence, excellent study habits, organizational skills and test taking abilities
  • A positive self-image and feelings of personal worth
  • High school students accrue credits towards graduation
  • Preparation for secondary education such as college, trade schools, and adult life
  • Improved social skills and emotional status

Students also benefit from participation in activities such as:

  • The Literary Magazine comprised of student writings
  • The Yearbook construction
  • Dance Committee and the resulting semi-formal dinner dance
  • Multiple field trips and hands-on experiential learning
  • Earth Day planning and participation for the preparation of science and environmental studies
  • Study of patterns in nature and the importance of balanced planning and color for the Nature Center and campus landscaping
  • Daily movement which includes Brain Gym exercises, dance, and yoga