Roberts Academy at Mercer University

Roberts Academy
at Mercer University

A Transitional School for Children with Dyslexia, Grades 2-5
Preparing students with dyslexia to achieve academic success and restoring their love of learning

Modeled after the very successful Roberts Academy at Florida Southern College and using a clinically proven approach to equip students for success, the Roberts Academy at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia is a transitional school for children with dyslexia.

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What is dyslexia?
How can I help my child?

Many parents are surprised, confused, and overwhelmed when their bright, curious child struggles to read. That's why we've collected the most common questions parents ask about dyslexia along with clear, factual answers.


The Roberts Academy Advantage

Low student/teacher ratio, not exceeding 12 students per classroom

Explicit, structured and multisensory language approach

Daily diagnostic and prescriptive teaching

Structured practice and immediate feedback

Intentional handwriting instruction and vocabulary development

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The Academy will provide a comprehensive educational program and curriculum for students with dyslexia in grades 2 through 5, beginning in August 2024.

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Roberts Academy at Mercer University is dedicated to preparing talented students with dyslexia to succeed in a traditional classroom setting and thrive beyond school.

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Dyslexia Resources

Suggested reading and additional resources.


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Roberts Academy is now accepting applications for enrollment. Classes will begin in August 2024.