Greenwood School is a unique school where students from 6th through 12th grade who are challenged by learning differences benefit from a multi-sensory educational experience. Highly trained faculty presents a rigorous curriculum that integrates hands-on, auditory, andvisual learning, specialized reading instruction, and appropriate classroom accommodations for students with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, working memory deficits, and other learning differences.
Greenwood's balanced programs take advantage of their computer and multimedia lab, indoor and outdoor music facilities, art room, a full gymnasium, and 10 acres of protected wetlands, which serve as a beautiful natural laboratory and outdoor classrooms.
No two students are the same, nor do they learn in the same way. Greenwood curriculum is developed in accordance with Florida proficiency standards and Florida Council of Independent Schools requirements. All graduates earn a standard high school diploma, and most continue on to higher education. Each student benefits from learning in an environment designed to unlock their individual potential; instructors are proficient in matching teaching styles to students' specific learning differences, and an average of 12 students per class enhances the supportive, welcoming environment and encourages positive academic and social interaction with classmates, teachers, and the community.
Greenwood's fine arts opportunities enable students to explore, develop, and share their interests and talents through drawing, painting,ceramics, chorus, theatre and instrumental music. Athletic programs also provide learning through physical fitness, development of mentalagility, goal setting and strategic thinking, and by reinforcing character, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
Greenwood offers volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, and flag football teams in addition to clubs for chess, soccer, fencing, archery,debate, technology, math, Lego engineering and cross-country running.