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History of Landmark School

Landmark School was founded in 1971 by visionary Charles “Chad” Drake to educate students whose reading, writing, spelling, and math skills did not match their superior thinking and problem-solving capacities.  

Most called these children dyslexic or learning disabled. Chad saw their promise, and called them bright and capable.


Landmark Today

We opened our doors with 40 students and a small group of teachers on one campus in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. Today we serve 470 students on two North Shore campuses with a faculty and staff of 320. 94% of our graduates attend college, an accomplishment many of our students never imagined.

Reaching Beyond Our Doors
Soon after the school was founded we established the Landmark School Outreach Program providing professional development consulting, workshops, and in-person and online courses for educators around the country so that they can use our proven, research-based methods with their students.

Today we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of language-based learning disabilities.