The Lewis School of Princeton

53 Bayard Lane,
Princeton, NJ, 08540-0854
Tel: (609)924-8120
Grades: NS - 12 | 200 students
Founded in 1973, The Lewis School and Clinic are among the earliest groups of educators in the country to innovate, develop and implement curriculum-wide multisensory education, science-based student assessments and neuroscience-based teacher training within a structured and nurturing traditional school environment.
The School's philosophy is best described by its founder, Marsha Lewis, "Our students' gifts and promise are as important to us as are their needs to repair scholastically.
At The Lewis School, learning problems are understood, not as disabilities, but as differences: the expression of remarkable and diverse capacities of human thinking and perceptions.
The purpose of a Lewis School education is to prepare students, who may struggle with language-based learning difficulties related to dyslexia, attention deficit and auditory processing, to thrive academically, as they learn to restore the confidence and self-esteem they need to achieve their scholastic and personal best."

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Institute for Independent Education
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-based Learning Differences related to Dyslexia, Auditory Processing and Attention
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki Pants/Skirts and Collar Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies according to student\'s placement level; e.g. Pre-K, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School or Post-Graduate
Admissions Director Maureen Curran
Admissions Associate Lauren Dugan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
DanceSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Club, Yearbook Club, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Music, Choir, Dance Troupe, Photography Club, Athletics Club, Art Club, Cheerleading, Walk Club Drama Club, Yearbook Club, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Music, Choir, Dance Troupe, Art Club, Cheerleading, Walk Club, Photography Club,
Athletics Club,

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hun School Of Princeton (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Child Development Center At Bristol Myers Squibb (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Child Development Center At Bristol Myers Squibb (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 04, 2013 - The Lewis School is an amazing school that nurtures students. Every aspect of the school fosters learning, understanding and retaining the fundamentals of education. The highly-credentialed staff teaches with consistent, well-planned, coordinated, thoughtful, compassionate and purposeful intent. Every class has a masterfully skilled teacher leading the class to new heights of learning and understanding. The school also offers many after school activities that coordinate with the student''s interests and education. The school develops well-rounded individuals with a strong foundation in "learning for life." - Posted by Parent

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