The Forbush School at Glyndon

407 Central Avenue
Reisterstown, MD 21136-0212
     Tel: (410)517-5400
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 122 students
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The Forbush School at Glyndon is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Type I Special Education Nonpublic School to provide educational and therapeutic services for children and adolescents through 12th grade.
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Located for more than 40 years on Sheppard Pratt's campus in Towson, the school relocated to a spacious campus in Glyndon in July 2009.
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With resources to serve more than 160 students, The Forbush School at Glyndon will continue its longstanding tradition of providing educational, vocational and therapeutic services to students with complex needs from throughout Central Maryland and beyond.
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The school operates 12 months of the year.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council of Bilingual Education
Council for Exceptional Children
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade The Forbush School at Glyndon Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Theresa Petrungaro

School Notes:

The Forbush School at Glyndon is a Type I full day Special Education and related services for male and female students with emotional disturbances and autism in Kindergarten, Elementary School (Grades 1 through 8), Secondary School (Grades 9-12) and Nongraded (Ages 2 through 21) educational program.

Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

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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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.
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Great school about 17 years ago.
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