Glenview Academy

Tel: (973)808-1998
Grades: K-7 | 42 students
Established in 1985, Glenview Academy is a state approved, non-sectarian, private day school for boys and girls in grades K through 7 who have behaviorally-based or autism spectrum educational disabilities that cannot be adequately addressed in the public schools.
Glenview's sister school The Gramon School provides similar educational and psychological services for students in grades 7 through 12.
Glenview Academy enables our students to develop academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally.
We foster student independence, self-direction and self-actualization and prepare our students to fulfill their potential with minimal support systems.
We also promote respect for self and others, and guide our students to become as responsible, adaptable and productive as possible at school, at home and in their communities.
Each class is staffed by a certified special education teacher and at least two paraprofessionals.
These personnel meet as a team with social workers; reading, art and physical education teachers; and administrators to review each student's academic and behavioral progress.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-7
Learning Programs Supported Behavioral Disabilities; Autism Spectrum Disorders
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Glenview Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition is determined annually by the state department of education.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kim Saunders

School Notes:

    • Each classroom maintains a minimum of 1:4 staff-to-student ratio
    • Each student is assigned his or her own laptop computer which is used throughout the day for academic purposes
    • Each class makes use of iPads and SMART Boards
    • Staff use a team approach in implementing the proactive Postive Behavior System
    • Tuition is funded through local districts
    • Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapies are provided

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Gramon School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Gramon School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Beginnings (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield
    The Gramon School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 57 students
    0 miles
    24 Dwight Place
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Fairfield
    New Beginnings
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 202 students
    0.1 miles
    28-32 Dwight Place
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Fairfield
    Banyan Elementary School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 36 students
    1.3 miles
    12 Hollywood Ave
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Caldwell
    Essex Valley School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 53 students
    1.3 miles
    1 Henderson Dr
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
  • Fairfield
    Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 70 students
    1.4 miles
    56 Pier Ln
    Fairfield, NJ 07004

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