Archbishop Damiano School

Tel: (856)848-4700
Grades: PK-12 | 150 students
Archbishop Damiano School, located on the campus of St. John of God Community Services, is a state approved, private special education day school serving students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities ages three through twenty-one.
Services are provided at no cost to families.
ADS provides a nurturing, age-appropriate and positive learning atmosphere that focuses on helping each student reach their fullest potential.
This is accomplished with certified special education teachers, licensed therapists, skilled paraprofessionals and excellent nursing services.
ADS Program components include Basic skills instruction including socialization, language development and motor development. Developmental domains addressed include cognitive, communication, social/emotional, physical and self-care, Functional life skills enabling students to participate in home and community environments etc.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Archbishop Damiano School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is paid by the sending school district.
Admissions Director Kathleen T .Flynn
Admissions Associate Greg Zink


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 4-H, Special Olympics 4-H, Special Olympics,

School Notes:

  • Archbishop Damiano School serves students with moderate to severe cognitive disabilities. Students are referred through their sending school districts

Profile last updated: 07/23/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gloucester Catholic High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity Regional (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Trinity Regional (0.3 miles away)
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