The Forbush School at Glyndon

407 Central Avenue
Reisterstown, MD 21136-0212
     Tel: (410)517-5400
        
   
Grades: NS - 12 | 122 students
The Forbush School at Glyndon is a nonpublic, twelve-month special education day school serving students ages two to 21 with primarily emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System, the school has two campuses in Reisterstown, MD, divided by either age or disability. Each of the programs provides a supportive and structured environment integrating specialized academic instruction, counseling, transition services, and behavioral modification specific to each student population.
By establishing a comprehensive, integrated school and psychiatric treatment approach, we are able to offer students and families in the Greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas the ability to attend one consistent special education program.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council of Bilingual Education
Council for Exceptional Children
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Emotional and behavioral disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), among others

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade The Forbush School at Glyndon Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes:

Our goal at The Forbush School at Glyndon is to provide therapeutic, co-educational programs and support services through a sequential curriculum of studies, utilizing the Baltimore County Public School Curriculum, the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards, and the Syracuse Community-Referenced Curriculum Guide. The staff seeks to develop the potential of each student in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional and physical development, in an effort to return the student to a less restrictive environment in a public school or adult setting as quickly as possible.

The Forbush School at Glyndon is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Type I, full-day, non-public special education and related services nursery school (ages 2, 3, and 4), kindergarten, elementary school (grades 1 through 8), secondary school (grades 9 through 12), and non-graded (ages 2 through 21) program for students with ASD, emotional, speech/language, and other disabilities, as well as other health impairments.

Our programs include:
- Nursery Program
- Elementary and Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Autism Program

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hannah More School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Glyndon
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    (410)833-0857
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    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 507 students                      
  • Reisterstown
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    132 Business Center Dr
    ReisterstownMD 21136
    (410)517-1113
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    1.1 mi | Gr. K-1 | 17 students                      
  • Reisterstown
    Hannah More School
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    12039 Reisterstown Road
    ReisterstownMD 21136
    (410)526-5000
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    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 130 students                      
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    ReisterstownMD 21136
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School Reviews

2 months ago
Great school. Dedicated staff and spacious, accommodating facilities. They endeavor to work with the families as well as the students in a meaningful, connected way to best facilitate the emotional, social, and educational growth of each student.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
Great school about 17 years ago.
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