Grades: K-12, plus an Adult Education program for individuals 18-26 years old.
Class Size: 4:1 student/teacher ratio and an average class size of 8.
School Start/End Time: Lower School: 8:00am – 3pm. Middle School: 8:15am – 3:15pm. Upper School: 8:30am – 3:30pm. There are opportunities for before care as early as 7:00am and after care as late as 5:00pm.
Accreditation: AOWL is accredited through MNSAA, AdvancED, and NFNSSAA.
Curriculum: Our curriculum is individualized to each student and aligns with Common Core Standards
Public or Private: AOWL is a private, non-profit school
Tuition: We are a tuition-based school and do not accept medical insurance. Current tuition rates can be found under the Tuition and Assistance tab found here. For adult education programming, individuals who qualify for state and county funding may be able to use their funds towards the cost of tuition. Additional information regarding adult education programming can be found here.
Tuition Assistance: Families apply for need-based tuition assistance each year through TADS. If a family qualifies, the award is based on the number of families needing assistance and the amount of financial assistance available from fund-raising efforts.
Adult Education Program: Using research-based assessments as our guide, our tailored and hands-on approach helps pinpoint the areas for growth most necessary to help young adults (18-26) live their most independent, productive, and self-actualized lives.
Therapy Services: Our services include Psychotherapy, Intensive Behavior Intervention, Testing and Assessments and Support Groups. We offer our therapy services to all age groups and are not limited to individuals diagnosed with ASD. We are credentialed with the multiple insurance plans.
Beyond the Bell: We offer numerous co-curricular clubs and sports. Before and after school care is also offered on all days our school is in session.
Summer Camp: We help your student bridge the summer gap through unique enrichment, advancement and fun activities in academic, social and life skills.
Lunch: We do not currently provide a hot lunch option. Students must bring a bag lunch from home