Matheny School

     Tel: (908)234-0011
Grades: K - 12 | 60 students
Matheny Medical and Educational Center is a teaching hospital and a premier facility for people of all ages with developmental disabilities.
Matheny specializes in the care of children and adults with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida and Lesch-Nyhan Disease.
For children and young adults seeking residential or day programs, there is a team of caring professionals who understand the frustration and emotional and social trauma experienced by each new student.
New students find other young people like themselves and buildings that are totally accessible.
Every class is open to them, including art and music.
Their self-esteem soars.
They begin to experience opportunities, rather than limitations.
For many, this is a major turning point in their lives.
Young adults at Matheny are encouraged to continue their education and strive for community living.
Five homes exist in nearby towns for the adults.
Community living that accommodates all of the physical needs provides an opportunity for the person with disabilities to plan his or her life.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Matheny School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Montgomery Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Cottage School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Cottage School (0.1 miles away)
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  • GladstoneThe Cottage School
    Alternative School
    Po Box 275
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)719-9610
    Alternative School
    0.1 mi | 9 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • GladstoneThe Willow School
    1150 Pottersville Road
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)470-9500
    1.5 mi | 125 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • GladstoneMontgomery Academy
    Special Education School
    Po Box 710
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)234-2840
    Special Education School
    1.6 mi | 64 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • GladstoneGill St. Bernard's School
    St. Bernard's Road
    GladstoneNJ07934
    (908)243-1611
    1.6 mi | 652 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • Far HillsFar Hills Country Day School
    697 Mine Brook Road/Route 202, PO Box 8
    Far HillsNJ07931
    (908)766-0622
    2.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-8                      

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