Benway School

620 Valley Road,
Wayne, NJ, 07470-0747
     Tel: (973)633-3837
Grades: 1 - 12 | 61 students
Benway School is a therapeutically-based state-accredited program, grades 1 through 12, for students with emotional, social, cognitive, and learning difficulties (SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI).
The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey State Standards, and our highly-concentrated technology programs cater to the three modalities of learning: Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditory–ensuring a high rate of student

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Benway School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Harry Carline

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoftballBasketballSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Cross Fit Training, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Drama Club, Jewerly Making, Movie Club, Pet Care, Photography, Woodshop Chess Club, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Drama Club, Jewerly Making, Movie Club, Pet Care, Photography, Woodshop, Community Service Projects,
Cross Fit Training,

School Notes:

  • Transitions Program
  • Learners with Autism Program
  • Community Based Instruction
  • Art Programs
  • Music Programs
  • Individualized Learning
  • Small class size
  • Weekly therapy sessions
  • i-Pads
  • SmartBoards
  • Smart Tables

Profile last updated: 07/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Clearview School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvary Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kiddie Academy Of Totowa (1.7 miles away)
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  • WayneCalvary Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Assembly of God)
    1111 Preakness Ave
    WayneNJ07470
    (973)694-3584
    Daycare / Preschool  (Assembly of God)
    0.3 mi | 103 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • TotowaKiddie Academy Of Totowa
    Daycare / Preschool
    80 Commerce Way
    TotowaNJ07512
    (973)785-0417
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.7 mi | 12 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • WayneHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    580 Ratzer Road
    WayneNJ07470
    (973)694-1225
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 168 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • TotowaMount Saint Joseph Childrens Center
    All-boys  | Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    124 Shepherds Ln
    TotowaNJ07512
    (973)595-5720
    All-boys  | Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    1.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. UG                      
  • WayneClearview School
    Special Education School
    45 Urban Club Rd
    WayneNJ07470
    (973)694-5900
    Special Education School
    1.9 mi | 42 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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