So, a group of parents worked with Louisville to establish DePaul School Jacksonville first as a Saturday program, then a summer program. In 1982, the full-time day school opened its doors.
The first DePaul School for students with dyslexia was founded in Louisville in 1970. So many Jacksonville parents sent their children to the boarding program that they realized we needed a local school for dyslexia. So, a group of parents worked with Louisville to establish DePaul School Jacksonville first as a Saturday program, ...
The typical DePaul student is intelligent, hard-working, a good school citizen, and has dyslexia (or symptoms of dyslexia). DePaul uses research-based techniques to deliver outstanding instruction that makes sense to these students and their unique neurological wiring. In other words, we teach the way they learn.
Some of our kids transition back to public school, and others to a more specialized school, depending on their academic needs and work ethic. Many DePaul L ions go on to get degrees at various colleges and universities.
DePaul is accredited on the state and national levels through the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF ) and the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA). We meet all requirements for the scholarship programs utilized by our students, including the McKay Scholarship and Step Up For Students.