The Forbush School at Glyndon

407 Central Avenue
Reisterstown, MD 21136-0212
Tel: (410)517-5400
Grades: NS-12 | 175 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.
Our programs include: Nursery Program, Elementary and Middle School Program, High School Program, and Autism 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 175 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade The Forbush School at Glyndon Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
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 The Forbush School at Glyndon is a Type I full-day 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 Nongraded (Ages 2 through 21) program for students with autism, emotional disability, multiple disabilities, other health impairment, and speech/language disability.
  • Our programs include:
  • - Nursery Program
  • - Elementary and Middle School Program
  • - High School Program
  • - Autism Program
  • Our locations:
  • Glyndon Campus
  • 407 Central Avenue
  • Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Hannah More Campus
  • 12039 Reisterstown Road
  • Reisterstown, MD 21136

Profile last updated: 09/22/2015

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glyndon
    Grades: PK-8 | 507 students
    0.8 miles
    63 Sacred Heart Lane
    Glyndon, MD 21071
  • Reisterstown
    Grades: K-1 | 17 students
    1.1 miles
    132 Business Center Dr
    Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Reisterstown
    Hannah More School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 130 students
    1.5 miles
    12039 Reisterstown Road
    Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Reisterstown
    Reistertown Bapt Ch Day Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: K | 7 students
    1.6 miles
    25 E Chestnut Hill Lane
    Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Owings Mills
    Christ the King Academy
    Alternative School (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-5 | 30 students
    1.7 miles
    515 Academy Ave.
    Owings Mills, MD 21117

School Reviews

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, 05/21/15
Great school about 17 years ago.
- Posted by Parent, 04/26/14

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