Special Needs Boarding School in Vermont for Boys

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The Greenwood School:
The Greenwood School, located in Putney, southeastern Vermont, is a pre-preparatory boarding and day school for boys ages 9-14 who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expression; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs.

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Our Mission & Goal :

Photo of Special Needs Boarding School in Vermont for BoysThe mission of The Greenwood School is to research, design, and provide the best academic program and learning environment possible for the comprehensive education of students who have dyslexia and related language difficulties. Our goal is to facilitate the development of self-confidence and to provide our students with the academic foundation necessary for them to reach their true potential and enjoy a successful experience in higher education.

- New England Association of Schools and Collages. The Greenwood School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

- The State of Vermont. The Greenwood School is an independent school accredited by the State of Vermont Department of Education to serve learning-disabled students.

- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). The Greenwood School is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.


Love of learning is at the heart of the enthusiasm and dedication Greenwood teachers bring to their work. Greenwood’s faculty members are highly qualified and experienced, many hold advanced degrees, and their average tenure is over nine years.

To address the needs of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning issues, our teachers have demonstrated competency either at the Greenwood School or elsewhere, and they work continually to improve the practice of their skills.

Pre-preparatory Boarding & Day School for Boys Ages 9-14:

- Individualized remedial language training
- Writing
- Mathematics
- Science
- History and Social Studies
- Literature
- Art, Music, and Drama
- Remedial Speech
- Social Pragmatics
- Computer Technology
- Athletics
- Physical Ed. & Sports
- Summer Program...

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Address: 14 Greenwood Lane, Putney, Windham, Vermont , USA
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