Engaging. Innovative. Supportive. Successful.

Mission & Strategic Plan


Carroll School empowers children with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, to become academically skilled students who are strong self-advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings.

To fulfill its mission, Carroll School:

  • Utilizes both proven instructional methods and innovative approaches founded in emerging scientific research;
  •  Meets individual student needs in small, supportive classroom environments;
  •  Teaches students skills that enable them to become responsible active learners who understand that their success is a direct result of their effective effort;
  •  Contributes to the understanding of language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, by offering professional development for Carroll School faculty and educators worldwide, and collaborating with other professionals in the field;
  •  Conducts innovative research projects, and actively creates and distributes new instructional approaches;
  •  Serves a culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse population, and believes that multiple points of view enrich the school’s community;
  •  Celebrates the unique gifts and perspectives of individuals with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.
Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to download our most recent Strategic Plan, which encapsulates our extraordinary vision for Carroll’s future.

Learn more about Carroll in an interview with Steve Wilkins, Head of School.