Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children

87 Pearson Dr,
Hamilton, NJ, 08610-0861
Tel: (609)888-0101
Delaware Valley School for Exceptional Children is a small, private, non-profit organization which has been in existence for 34 years and whose primary function is to accommodate the educational, emotional and social needs of its students.
Our enrollment consists of 25 classified adolescents with 13 full-time staff members.
Teachers hold the appropriate special education certification and ancillary staff have accrued numerous years of experience in working with our clientele.
Our philosophy is predicated upon “Reality Therapy” in which students are held solely accountable for their actions.
In addition to a well-devised behavioral modification program, several supplementary strategies have been implemented to encourage a positive work ethic and appropriate demeanor.
Academically, our program offers the following beneficial factors: small group instruction; student-staff ratio of 2:1; positive reinforcement; modeling of learning strategies; short term organizational assistance; alternative teaching strategies; frequent encouragement; individual counseling; conflict resolution; peer mediation and structured environment.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 22 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 68%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trenton Catholic School Upper School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Miriam Morris Private School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Miriam Morris Private School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Hamilton Miriam Morris Private School
    3332 S Broad St
    Hamilton , NJ , 08610
    (609)585-7223
    0.3  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Trenton St. Raphael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    151 Gropp Ave
    Trenton , NJ , 08610
    (609)585-7733
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Trenton
    Faith Christian School
    (Baptist)
    2111 Kuser Road
    Trenton , NJ , 08690
    (609)585-3353
    (Baptist)
    1.7  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Trenton
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Pentecostal)
    1380 Whitehorse Hamilton Square Rd
    Trenton , NJ , 08690
    (609)587-0223
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    2.1  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    146 Route 130
    Bordentown , NJ , 08505
    (609)291-0800
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.2  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - Best School for kids with adhd I learned a lot from the teachers there even how to control my anger thank you to al the teachers that were there in when I was there 1996 to 1999. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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