Who Should Apply

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Bayhill High School serves students with learning differences who are entering grades 9 – 12. Eligible students have an average to above average intelligence,  yet struggle to excel in a traditional classroom or school setting due to a learning difference or a need for a small, personalized setting.  Bayhill accepts students who can benefit from our unique approach to teaching students who thrive when given personalized instruction in a supportive environment.

Some Bayhill students may have a variety of learning difficulties, including the following:

Specific Learning Disability: This means that the student does not achieve commensurate with his or her age and learning ability levels. In most cases, a significant discrepancy between academic achievement and intellectual abilities exists in one or more of the following areas:

  • Reading Skills: word reading, comprehension, and/or fluency
  • Math Skills: computation and/or reasoning
  • Written Language:  the mechanics of writing and/or ability to organize thoughts coherently

Students with a Specific Learning Disability may be diagnosed with one or more of the following:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Attention difficulties (ADD, ADHD)
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Disorders of visual processing
  • Language disorders
  • Executive functioning difficulties

Other students may not have a learning disability, but require a small school with personalized instruction due to:

  • Medical issues that may affect speed of processing or memory
  • School Anxiety
  • Mild Depression

Bayhill High School does not accept students with behavioral difficulties.