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The de Paul School

By timoarroz - Posted on 20 January 2011

Web Address:

Name & Address:
The de Paul School
1925 Duker Avenue
Louisville, KY 40205
Phone: (502) 459-6131
Fax: (502)459-0827

Head of School:
Anthony R. Kemper

Director of Admissions:
Erin Whicker

Type of School:
Kindergarten – 8th

Special Characteristics and programs:
The de Paul School is a nationally acclaimed special school for intelligent students with learning differences (dyslexia, ADHD, and various processing deficits). Students who learn differently need a teaching difference, and de Paul’s expertly trained faculty provides that within a calm, highly organized, and engaging school environment. Areas of deficiency are remediated, while areas of strength are amplified. Over 95% of de Paul 8th graders are accepted into their high schools of first choice.
The de Paul School offers each child:
· A full-school course of study which features de Paul Structured Literacy (reading, comprehension, written expression, spelling, and listening skills), mathematics, social studies, science, arts and humanities, physical education, library skills, and Personal & Social Success classes.
* A peaceful culture which dignifies the individual as it promotes student engagement and achievement.
· Explicit instruction of study and organizational skills, emphasized throughout the school day.
· Year-long Compassion Project in which our students perform community service.
· A specially-designed Kindergarten program
· Full, In-Class Access to a robust array of Information Technology.
· Diverse athletics and extra-curricular opportunities.
· Full Lunch Service, provided by our Culinary Staff, and included in the tuition.
· Extended Day program.
· Full-purpose gymnasium and on-campus playground.
· Theater (Husky Hall), Arts & Humanities Classroom, and Student Gallery

Mission Statement:
The de Paul School's mission is to teach students who learn differently
how to learn, how to become independent, and how to succeed.