The Highlands School is now open for  in-person instruction, 5 days a week, while providing a safe environment to learn.  

We are  continuing to monitor local and state agencies for updates and will adjust our safety protocols and policies in accordance with their recommendations.  

If you are interested in applying for any of The Highlands School’s programs,
click here for Admissions.


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The Highlands School educates children with dyslexia, ADHD, and other language-based learning differences.
Our Mission

The Highlands School is a progressive, state-of-the-art school for bright and creative children in kindergarten through 12th grade with dyslexia, ADHD, and language-based learning differences. We instill hope and confidence in our students by fostering a positive and nurturing environment. We focus on teaching our students methods to help them realize their strengths, overcome frustrations, and achieve academic and social success. Our students transition from Highlands School with life-changing skills that empower them to become the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

Highlands At A Glance
Student/Teacher Ratio
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Students Served

"Our goal is to unlock our students’ potential; thus, giving them the confidence they need to pursue their dreams and passions. In the school’s 20+ year history, our dedicated and talented faculty members have helped over 1,600 students by empowering them with the tools they needed for personal and academic success."

Phil Piercy, Ph.D.

Head of School

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Contact Us

2409 Creswell Road

Bel Air, MD 21015

PH: 410.836.1415

FAX: 443.412.1098

The Highlands School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.