Let Potential Take Root

For bright students with learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, or ADHD, Oakland School plants the seeds to grow confident, eager learners ready to take on anything.

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Two students walking Oakland School's 450 acre campus.

Simply Extraordinary

Set on a stunning 450-acre campus outside Charlottesville, VA, Oakland School has been changing how students learn since its inception in 1967. Here, children become confident self-advocates, grow moral character, and finally enjoy school. At Oakland School, where every student thrives is not just an idea, it’s a promise we have been keeping for the better part of a century.

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The Oakland Way

So, what’s our secret? We have been using our simple yet effective pedagogy to enable countless students with language-based learning differences not just to get by but to flourish.


You've Found a Home

Whether you've tried it all or you know exactly what your child needs, Oakland School will be by your side in your journey. If you are just uncovering the issues challenging your child or you've received a diagnosis, check out our resources to better understand your child's learning differences.

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We Get Results

With caring educators who see potential in bright, yet often misunderstood children, Oakland School creates a limitless path forward for our students in academics and in life.

Hear what our parents, students, and alumni have to say about their experience at Oakland.

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