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PEAK helps students diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia access their full potential.

Language-based learning differences affect nearly 20 percent of students in the U.S. PEAK on the Hilltop at Elgin Academy is designed for bright students who struggle to access success.

Elgin Academy is the only EC-12 school in the region offering an approach that specifically remediates language-based learning differences.

Our premier approach offers:

  • Multisensory instruction using the Orton-Gillingham Approach
  • Cohort style with a student teacher ratio no larger than 5:1
  • Integrated time in other classes to interact with a broader group of students

Helen Elayan

PEAK on the Hilltop Director

"At Elgin Academy, we dedicate our days to empower and uplift students, ensuring they have the resources, guidance, and care they need to thrive. Our goal is to create a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student's potential is recognized and celebrated. Together, we navigate the journey of personal growth and academic success, fostering a resilient and confident generation ready to embrace the world."
- Helen Elayan

Helping students gain back hope and their love of learning so they are positioned to succeed in their education and their future.