Miriam School Values
The mission of Miriam School is to encourage children with complex learning disabilities to recognize and successfully meet their potential. We accomplish this mission by creating a community where students thrive both academically and socially.
Learn More About Miriam School’s Variable Tuition Program
Miriam School is committed to supporting families in their goal to educate students with learning disabilities. No Miriam family pays the full cost of educating their student. Our variable tuition plan matches a family’s tuition rate with their unique financial position.
My Miriam Story
When I was in high school, I wanted to be an editor. I’d never even considered teaching until one day my own art teacher observed me explaining a project to another student who’d been absent and missed the instructions. He paused, looked right at me and said, “You would make a great teacher.”
When I left St. Louis to attend college in Chicago, I took his advice and started my journey as an educator. Out of college, my first job was teaching Language Arts in a Chicago Public School. It was challenging work. I especially enjoyed working with and watching my co-teacher who was in charge...