Since 1998, Friendship School has helped Eldersburg, Maryland, students with learning differences excel academically. Also serving those living in Carroll, Howard, Frederick, Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, and Montgomery counties, Friendship School offers a myriad of innovative and individualized educational programs that build confidence, social skills, and practical academic abilities. With a comprehensive curriculum that covers language, mathematics, and a variety of humanities-based subjects, Friendship School stresses daily one-on-one tutoring, small group instruction, and proper study habits, such as note- and test-taking.

In order to facilitate and maximize the learning process, Friendship School follows several educational models, including the Orton-Gillingham multi-sensory methodology, the Saxon Math method, and the Maryland State Department of Education Voluntary Guidelines. These pedagogical approaches and teaching standards combine auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning pathways and present material in a logical and sequential manner.

With the understanding that individual learning differences exist between students, Friendship School offers a personalized education to fit the needs of each child. It also provides comprehensive training to its qualified faculty and staff to help them better serve students with unique learning needs. Founded based on the belief that educating the whole student is required to help each child achieve his or her full potential, Friendship School also emphasizes art, drama, music, computer literacy, and physical education studies.

Parents in or around the Eldersburg area considering enrolling their children in Friendship School can find a wealth of information regarding the curriculum, teaching philosophy, and admission guidelines online at http://www.friendshipschool.org. Parents with additional questions can also call 410-552-6882.


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