Monarch School of New England

Tel: (603)332-2848
Grades: K-12 | 50 students
Occupational Therapist working with student
Occupational Therapist working with student
The Monarch School of New England is a day school that serves children and young adults with significant disabilities, ages 5 to 21.  Rooted in the belief that each child deserves an environment in which they can flourish, the Monarch School of New England designs programs based on the individual needs and capabilities of each student.  Individualized programming maximizes student potential in the areas of academics, functional life skills, and vocational training.
All related services are integrated into the school day: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, and Behavior.
Each discipline works collaboratively to provide additional supports that may include aquautics, hippo therapy, horticulture, and recreation.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported all
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is paid by the sending school district.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Diane Bessey
Admissions Associate Kate Sisneroz, Education Dir.


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Special Olympics Special Olympics,

School Notes:

  • Vision Statement: The Monarch School of New England brings individuals with intellectual, physical, medical and behavioral disabilities into the mainstream of everyday life.
  • Our success is based on the belief that services can be more effectively provided through an integrated team approach and with a vast array of traditional and innovative programs.
  • Education is the basis for working with each child. Our curriculum aligns with the New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks, the Math and English / Language Arts Common Core Standards and Maine Learning Results.

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lighthouse Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Elizabeth Seton School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rochester Child Care Center (0.6 miles away)
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