The Monroe School accepts students for junior and senior high education, which spans from grades 6-12. Furthermore, the Monroe school program is designed for the child whose school problems are rooted in Learning disabilities (students accepted are generally classified with SLD and LD, yet acceptance is not limited to this particular disability classification). Monroe students must meet the criteria for determining the existence of a learning disability as defined by the IDEA (Individual with Learning Disabilities Act), or have document paperwork that indicates the need for our school’s specific milieu.
Admission Process & Information Required:
*After reviewing our brochure and our website, arrange an interview and a tour of The Monroe School with the admissions department.
*Submit a completed application/referral packet with the $50 application fee ( application fee waived for all DC residents), made payable to “The Monroe School” and the following information:
- Copy of most recent report card and / or official transcript from current school.
- Most recent IEP ( If available)
- Most recent standardized test results (e.g. group IQ, Stadford-Binct, WISC III OR IV, WAIS I).
- Any other recent evaluations.
Application/Referral information should be mailed to:
Admissions Department, Attn: Renee Braxton-Goodman,
The Monroe School, Inc.
601 50th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20019
*After a review of your complete application/referral packet, a “shadow day” may be arranged for your child to spend a day attending classes at the school and meeting with teachers.
*The Admissions Department will notify all newly admitted student. A $1,500 non-refundable deposit (for private pay students only) is due upon acceptance and will be applied toward the year’s tuition.
In general, applications/refferals are accepted year round for the present and following school year. Admission decisions are mailed immediately following acceptance. The Monroe School program is an eleven-month program. The regular academic school year begins in Septemeber and runs through July of the following year. For this year’s calandar please see our school calendar.