The Benedictine School

14299 Benedictine Lane,
Ridgely, MD, 21660-0216
Tel: (410)634-2112
Grades: K - 12 | 75 students
The Benedictine School is a co-ed day and residential school for individuals ages 5-21 with intellectual disabilities, autism and multiple disabilities.
Selected in 2011 as a"School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers, we supplement our comprehensive and well-intergrated educational and residential program with special services, including:psychological, social work, counseling, behavior management, vocational/transitional, speech/language, assistive technology, occupational/physical therapy, 24 hour nursing, medication management, library/media, art, computer training/lab, adaptive physical education, aquatics, home economics, and leisure education and training.
We address the needs of the "whole person" to maximize vocational and community living independence and to develop a contributing member of society.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 98%
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants, Benedictine School shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies per yr. and per services
Admissions Director Cindy Thornton
Admissions Associate Gail Newell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, SwimmingBasketballSoccer,
Swimming

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. photography club photography club,

School Notes:

  • see our website at www.benschool.org

  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wesleyan Christian School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wesleyan Christian School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wesleyan Christian School (8.3 miles away)
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