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    The Vanguard School in Florida

    The Vanguard School in Florida


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day, Residential
    • Type: Private, Special Needs
    • Grades Offered: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • High School Admission Test: Not Required
    • Affiliation: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
    • CEEB: 100904
    • IPED: 260604
    • Application Fee: $175
    • Tuition Boarding: $54,080
    • Tuition Day: $26,300
    • Enrollment: 120
    • Percent Boarding: 83
    • Special Needs Served: Learning Differences, Autism Spectrum, Other Developmental Disability
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
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    The Vanguard School is a co-educational, fully accredited (FCIS and SACS), boarding and day school for students in grades 6-12. Established in 1966 in Lake Wales, Fla., the school is one of the first to serve children who learn differently.

    We provide individualized programs in a nurturing environment, which enables students to develop to their fullest capability: academically, socially, and personally. The focus has always been to ensure that each student is individually prepared for life after high school.

    With this in mind, differentiated instruction, targeted interventions, small classes, highly qualified teachers, and innovative technology are provided. Additionally, our students wear uniforms to minimize distraction.

    Vanguard strives to ensure each student aspires to higher educational opportunities and independent life by providing the highest quality college, career preparation, and health services.

    Tuition Information for 2017-2018

    • 7-day boarding $47,200
    • 5-day boarding $41,200
    • Day students: $24,500