The Forbush School at Glyndon

407 Central Avenue,
Reisterstown, MD, 21136-0212
     Tel: (410)517-5400
Grades: K - 12 | 118 students
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.
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.
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.
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 118 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

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 The Right Start (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Right Start (0.4 miles away)
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  • ReisterstownThe Right Start
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    603 605 Westminster Pike
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    0.4 mi | 7 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • GlyndonSacred Heart Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 3672
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 732 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ReisterstownThe Shafer Center For Early Intervention
    Special Program Emphasis
    132 Business Center Dr
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.1 mi | 12 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • ReisterstownHannah More School
    Special Education School
    12039 Reisterstown Road
    Special Education School
    1.5 mi | 130 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • ReisterstownReistertown Bapt Ch Day Care
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    25 E Chestnut Hill Lane
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    1.6 mi | 7 students | Gr. K                      

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