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-approved 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
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
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
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Benway School Student 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


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoftballBasketballSoftball,


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: 06/29/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Pioneer Academy (1.4 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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  • Wayne
    Calvary Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: K-9 | 188 students
    0.3 miles
    1111 Preakness Ave
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Wayne
    Pioneer Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 5-12 | 277 students
    1.4 miles
    164 Totowa Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Totowa
    Kiddie Academy Of Totowa
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 37 students
    1.7 miles
    80 Commerce Way
    Totowa, NJ 07512
  • Wayne
    Grades: PK-8 | 208 students
    1.8 miles
    580 Ratzer Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Wayne
    Clearview School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 42 students
    1.9 miles
    45 Urban Club Rd
    Wayne, NJ 07470

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