Craig School

     Tel: (973)334-1295
        
   
Grades: 2 - 12 | 160 students
The Craig School is an independent, non-profit school specializing in students who have diagnosed, learning disabilities.
The school offers a strategy-based, college preparatory educational program emphasizing multisensory classroom techniques, organizational methods, effective assistive technology and a social communication curriculum.
Craig provides a safe, nurturing learning environment with small structured classrooms, positive student-teacher interaction, and strong ties to parents.
Our campuses in Mountain Lakes for the LS/MS (grades 2-8) and Craig high School located in Boonton (grades 9-12) are designed to serve approximately 160 students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Language-based learning disabilities
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 160 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Craig School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts & neat appearance)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Call for tuition information.
Admissions Director Nicole Moon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBasketballBowling,
Cross CountryFencing,
LacrosseSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Stepping out; Homework Club; many others during school year Stepping out; Homework Club; many others during school year,

School Notes:

We offer an academic program aligned with the NJ Core Curriculum Standards. Our program features proven, research-based learning strategies including multi-sensory approaches, assistive technology, and organizational skills. We teach our students how to learn by providing them with meta-cognitive strategies and cross-curricular approaches. These tools allow students to build their academic foundations, increase their ability to be active and independent learners, and develop a sense of who they are as individuals and students.

Profile last updated: 08/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sage Day At Boonton (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Elizabeth Nursery & Montessori School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Elizabeth Nursery & Montessori School (1.8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Parsippany
    St Elizabeth Nursery & Montessori School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    499 Park Rd
    ParsippanyNJ 07054
    (973)540-0721
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 353 students                      
  • Parsippany
    The Learning Experience
    Daycare / Preschool
    1159 Parsippany Blvd
    ParsippanyNJ 07054
    (973)331-3215
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.9 mi | Gr. K | 42 students                      
  • Boonton
    Sage Day At Boonton
    Special Education School
    215 Hill St
    BoontonNJ 07005
    (973)402-4700
    Special Education School
    1.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 53 students                      
  • Boonton
    110 Harrison St
    BoontonNJ 07005
    (973)588-4059
    (Non-sectarian)
    2 mi | Gr. K-2 | 29 students                      
  • Boonton
    205 Oak St
    BoontonNJ 07005
    (973)334-2777
    (Roman Catholic)
    2 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 132 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Morris County, NJ is $7,198 for elementary schools and $17,938 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Morris County, NJ is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos