Welcome to the dePaul School

dePaul Students and Teacher

The dePaul School provides an exceptional educational experience for children with dyslexia and related language-based learning disabilities in the Tampa Bay area.

The dePaul School embraces a school-wide vision and commitment to the following core values:

  • RESPECT the child - showing understanding and acceptance of their challenges.
  • TEACH the child – with proven, research-based curriculum and methodologies.
  • CHALLENGE the child - to meet their potential, setting appropriate expectations.
  • INSPIRE the child - promoting strengths, fostering creativity and building self-confidence through praise and encouragement.

The dePaul School Fast Facts:

  • Founded in Clearwater in 1983
  • Independent,  501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  • Full-time day school for students in 1st - 8th grades
  • Signature Orton-Gillingham based remediation methodology, dePaul Structured Linguistics (DPSL) taught twice daily
  • Appropriately leveled and paced classes and work load
  • Compassionate and challenging environment
  • Class size is 8 students:1 teacher
  • McKay Scholarship accepted

Worthy of Praise

As the parent of a dePaul student or simply a friend or supporter of the dePaul School, how would you feel if I told you the past President of the International Dyslexia Association, Dr. Eric Tridas, made it a point to shake my hand and tell me that our school does a really good job?

I've Learned I Still Have a lot to Learn!

As Head of School, my goal is to provide the highest quality education for our students. Research has proven that for dyslexic students, an Orton-Gillingham (O-G) based structured literacy program like ours is the best and only way that they will learn. That being said, I am a firm believer that there is always something we can do to improve our program every year.

Mission Statement

Helping bright children meet their potential.

The dePaul School for Dyslexia is a specialized, independent school dedicated to the education of children in 1st-8th grades with dyslexia and related language-based learning difficulties, with the primary goal of enabling these students to achieve academic and personal success.

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Contact dePaul

The dePaul School

2747 Sunset Point Road
Clearwater, FL 33759

727-796-7679

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