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History

Landmark School was founded in 1971 by Charles “Chad” Drake with the goal of educating students whose reading, writing, spelling, and mathematical skills did not match their thinking and problem-solving capacities.

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

We opened our doors with 40 students and a small group of teachers on one campus in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. Since then, Landmark has grown to 450 students on two North Shore campuses, and a faculty and staff of more than 300.

Today we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of language-based learning disabilities with 94% of our graduates moving on to college.