DePaul is a nonprofit school for students with dyslexia in greater Jacksonville in grades 2-8.
DePaul School uses a multisensory, Orton-Gillingham approach to Teach The Way They Learn. We’ve helped kids with dyslexia for 42 years!
You can start the 4-step enrollment process with a short tour.
DePaul is fully enrolled for the 2023-24 school year and has concluded tour bookings for parents seeking enrollment for fall.
Tours will open for parents seeking enrollment in 2024-25 this coming September.
February 20: Teacher Work day/NO SCHOOL
March 13-17: Spring Break NO SCHOOL
April 7-10: Spring Holiday NO SCHOOL
May 26: Last day of school
Dyslexia is a genetic learning difference that affects 1 in 5 people, and it's based on neurological wiring.
Dyslexia varies in severity from person to person. One student with mild dyslexia may struggle to learn accurate spelling, while another student with profound dyslexia may require years of instruction to attain literacy.
People who have dyslexia describe as it the ability to read...but it taking a lot of concentration and the letters seems to "jump around".
Dyslexia is characterized by difficulty with learning to read fluently and with accurate comprehension despite normal intelligence. This includes difficulty with phonological awareness, phonological decoding, processing speed, orthographic coding, auditory short-term memory, language skills/verbal comprehension, and/or rapid naming.