Lord Stirling School

Lord Stirling Rd Po Box 369,
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920-0792
     Tel: (908)766-1786
Grades: 2 - 12 | 44 students
Since 1965, Lord Stirling has met with great success helping New Jersey's youth redirect their lives towards positive goals.
Located on eleven acres in Basking Ridge, Lord Stirling is a small, private, non-profit day school for pre-adolescents and adolescents, ages 7 through 21, who have not succeeded in mainstream education.
The students who enroll in Lord Stirling are typically experiencing conflict in their interaction with the world – emotionally, behaviorally and academically.
Our highly supervised programs focus on accountability, helping students to become responsible participants within their families and communities.
Lord Stirling provides a supportive, therapeutic environment that builds self-esteem and self-confidence, placing special emphasis on intensive one-on-one psychological counseling.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
National Association of Laboratory Schools
ASAH
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Villa Walsh Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mendham Country Day School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mendham Country Day School (0 miles away)
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  • Basking RidgeMendham Country Day School
    Po Box 167
    Basking RidgeNJ07920
    (908)766-3323
    0 mi | 213 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • Basking RidgeSomerset Hills Montessori School
    Montessori School
    173 Madisonville Road
    Basking RidgeNJ07920
    (908)221-0797
    Montessori School
    0 mi | 69 students | Gr. NS-1                      
  • Basking RidgeSt James School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 310
    Basking RidgeNJ07920
    (908)766-4774
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 338 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BernardsvilleSchool Of Saint Elizabeth
      (Roman Catholic)
    30 Seney Drive
    BernardsvilleNJ07924
    (908)766-0244
      (Roman Catholic)
    3 mi | 183 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MorristownVilla Walsh Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    455 Western Ave
    MorristownNJ07960
    (973)538-3680
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    3 mi | 261 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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