Oakwood School

62 Hance Ave,
Eatontown, NJ, 07724-0772
     Tel: (732)747-8746
Grades: 6 - 12 | 38 students
Oakwood School is a non-profit, non-sectarian New Jersey Private School for the Disabled.
The school serves adolescents age 12-21 in grades 6 through 12.
Twenty-Five school districts in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Mercer and Union counties entrust Oakwood School to educate their special needs children.
Our primary population is learning and/or language impaired children with concomitant social or behavior issues.
Many of our students are school phobic, anxious and high functioning Asperger.
Our nurturing program incorporates school-wide Collaborative Problem Solving, Positive Behavioral Supports and Token Economies.
The teaching staff is highly qualified and our counseling/social work support staff (3) are highly trained, and dedicated to enriching the lives of their students.
Our less than 3-1 staff/student ratio, combined with a small intimate setting, is conducive to maximizing learning and personal growth.
The school provides a safe, caring atmosphere that encourages students to develop their academic potential, self-control, and enhances their sense of self-esteem.
This blend of socialization experiences and academic programming maximizes the acquisition of basic skills in the N.J.
Common Core Curriculum subjects, thereby enabling students to function as independently as possible upon graduation.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Disabilities, High Functioning Asperger, School Phobic
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 38 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Oakwood School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 7 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $48,865
Tuition Notes We accept private and public school tuition
Admissions Director Robert E. White, Ed.D.

School Notes:

For over 34 years we have been meeting the educational, social and emotional needs of students with learning disabilities. Along with our Collaborative Problem Solving paradigm, our small, nurturing school incorporates school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports. This is ideal for learning disabled students who have difficulty reaching their potential in departmentalized, large school environments. Oakwood School offers students: a small, safe, structured environment for middle school and high school students, a strong academic program for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, behavior disorders, high functioning autism/Aspergers, school phobias, anxiety disorders, OCD, and mild to moderate ODD, a therapeutic setting with two counselors, an experienced and highly qualified staff and administration, a less than 3-1 student to staff ratio with 17 teachers and aides for 38 students in 6 self contained and departmentalized classrooms, and an emphasis on "Transitioning" into the post high school world, including vocational counseling, job placement and Brookdale Community College Fast Start enrollment. For a complete overview of our school and programs, please visit our Web site: OakwoodSchool.net.

Profile last updated: 09/01/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Red Bank Catholic High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Goddard School For Early Childhood Development (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Goddard School For Early Childhood Development (0.6 miles away)
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