A School for Students With Learning Differences

We Teach Kids The Way They Learn

A School for Students With Learning Differences

We Teach Kids The Way They Learn

Making a Difference for Children With Learning Disabilities

Bridges Academy is a nonprofit, private elementary school that accepts and teaches students with dyslexia, high-functioning autism (Asperger’s), and ADHD. In El Paso, TX, we provide a safe learning space for children with learning disabilities.

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Our Goals

We aim to make a long-lasting difference in the lives of our students by teaching them in the way they learn best. Our success stories drive us to continue in the plight to provide education that these children deserve.

A Passionate Team of Professionals

At Bridges Academy, our dedicated teachers and staff are committed to empowering children to be the best they can be. We have a specially structured curriculum augmented with a 1:5 teacher-student ratio so we can employ a more hands-on approach in teaching them.

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The School’s History

Since 1979, we have been the foremost authority in providing comprehensive, specialized education to children who learn differently. Our students are usually identified with dyslexia, ADHD, ADD, Asperger’s, or other neurological sensory disorders. To meet their educational, emotional, and social needs, Bridges Academy provides a safe and caring environment.

"If a student does not learn the way we teach, then we must teach them the way they learn."

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Curriculum for Different Learning Styles Where Children Thrive

Academic: Intelligence-Driven

  • Small Teacher-Student Ratio
  • Specially Trained, College-Degreed Teachers
  • Licensed Language Therapists for Dyslexia Reading Program
  • Cognitive and Achievement Testing and Screening for Learning Disabilities
  • Individual Placement for Reading, Math, and Written Expression/Grammar Usage
  • Explicit and Intensive Scientifically Researched Curriculum and Methods
  • Multi-Sensory Teaching for the Multi-Sensory Learner; Hands-On Projects Using Repetition As Needed
  • Science and Social Studies: Content-Based Grade Level Curriculum According to State of Texas Standards
  • Google Education: Portable Computer Lab With 12 Chrome Books
  • STEAM-Centered Curriculum and Projects: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math
  • Focusing on Social Skills and Organizational Skills

Promoting Teamwork

Extra-Curricular: Talent and Passion-Driven

  • Art
  • Theater Art or Drama
  • Music
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Academic Therapy: Specialized Curriculum

  • Dyslexia Reading Programs: Alphabetic Phonics, Take Flight, Wilson Reading, Ed-Mark
  • Wrap-Around Math Curriculum: Excel Math, Singapore Math, Touch Math
  • AGS Grammar and Literature Specifically Developed for Learning Different Student
  • Visualizing and Verbalizing: Comprehension, Verbal and Written Expression
  • Scientifically Researched Teaching Methods Specifically Develop for the Student Who Learns Differently

Social Skills and Life Skills Experience

  • Boys’ Club and Girls’ Club: Meets Once a Month; Various Activities to Promote Peer Relationships, Manners, and Life Skills
  • Chess Club
  • Robotics Club
  • Lego Club

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions are of great help in reaching our goal to teach children who desperately need our specialized education. We thank you for making it possible for them to get better in what they do so they can enjoy their accomplishments, no matter how small or big it may seem.