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Who Is a Lydian Academy Student?

Lydian’s student-centered approach to education encourages students to build skills to help them become strong self-advocates, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners. Lydian students cannot be easily described in any kind of homogenous sense. They are diverse in their interests, pursuits, abilities, and postsecondary plans. The thread that connects students at Lydian is their positive learning experience in our one-on-one courses.

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All of Lydian's Students Have Different Needs

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Athletes & Performers

These students are involved in competitive sports or performance arts, and often have demanding training and competition schedules, requiring flexibility in their schedules without sacrificing the quality of their academic programs.
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Students with Attention Challenges

These are students who are bright, but their potential is often masked by a mismatch in their learning environment. Lydian can help students re-engage with education, enjoy the experience, and thrive.
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Gifted & 2E Students

Students who are highly gifted or considered Twice Exceptional (2E) sometimes need specialized instruction to help bring out their innate abilities or move at a faster pace than a traditional school can accommodate.
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Students with Health Challenges

Some students navigate health and/or emotional challenges and may have a history of extended absences and credits to make up.
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Homeschooled Students

Students who have experience learning at home may seek an understanding, educational environment that allows them to move at their pace and build skills that will support their specific needs.
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Students with Learning Differences

Students who have learning differences that were never adequately addressed in the classroom setting will find Lydian refreshing. They perform best with specialized support to access education in a creative and innovative way.

A Lydian Student May Be a Student Who Is...

  • A learner who wants to experience education at their own pace, working in a personalized way.
  • Someone who wants to learn in a creative and supportive learning environment.
  • A person who is currently disengaged or having trouble connecting.
  • A teenager not finding their rhythm in a larger school environment.
  • An academically talented pupil who wants to further their studies by enrolling in the AP or Early College High School Program.
  • An "under-achiever" in school whose prior transcripts do not accurately reflect their abilities.
  • A pupil looking to remediate coursework and strengthen academic foundations.
  • A visionary who sees the value in learning and not just an emphasis on grades.
  • An entrepreneur who wants doors open to multiple postsecondary paths.

Whatever the reason, students come to Lydian to enhance and rediscover the joys of learning. Lydian’s learning environment fosters self-awareness, self-advocacy, and resilience. Any student can benefit from Lydian Academy’s personalized, one-on-one learning environment!

We offer a unique year-round one-on-one learning experience, personalized to you and your schedule.

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