If struggle and tears are the legacy of school for your child, there is hope. Some kids just learn in different ways, ways that are not always accommodated by the mainstream, public school setting. Shelton School caters to these kids. Shelton School is fully accredited, and has a large facility to serve students in Pre-K through grade 12. Their success-oriented curriculum and individual programming will allow both you and your student to breathe a sigh of relief, and to experience academic success.
Shelton is one of the largest and most successful schools for children with learning differences and deservedly so. Its decor, teachers, and everything in it has a purpose to ensure its students aren't distracted. Not only is it a school, but it's also an evaluation center and has a language / speech clinic. It also has an outreach program for educating the public about learning differences.
PROS: High quality, services, staff
CONS: Pricing (expected)