The Norman Howard School

275 Pinnacle Road
Rochester, NY 14623-0146
Tel: (585)334-8010
Grades: 5-12 | 121 students
The Norman Howard School (NHS) is an independent co-educational day school that offers a small, structured and supportive learning environment with full access to the general education curriculum.  Our setting provides a quality education program for students in grades 5 – 12 with special learning needs including those with classifications of Learning Disability, Other Health Impairment, Speech and Language Impairment, or Autism.  Candidates for admission also have average or above average cognitive potentialand do not require significant behavioral and/or communication interventions.   

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 121 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Norman Howard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(There is a standardized dress code. )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please contact Julie Murray to discuss tuition options.
Admissions Director Julie Murray

School Notes:

  • In addition to our classroom teachers we also have the following individuals on staff:
  • 11 Teacher Assistants
  • 1 School Nurse
  • 2 Speech & Language Pathologists
  • 2 Social Workers
  • 1 Guidance Counselor

Profile last updated: 11/23/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Childhood (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinnacle Lutheran School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rich Beginnings Child Care Center (2.2 miles away)
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  • Rochester
    Pinnacle Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K | 62 students
    0.1 miles
    250 Pinnacle Rd
    Rochester, NY 14623
  • Rochester
    Holy Childhood
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 118 students
    0.6 miles
    100 Groton Pkwy
    Rochester, NY 14623
  • Rochester
    Grades: PK-K | 22 students
    2.2 miles
    601 Edgewood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14618
  • Rochester
    Grades: NS-4 | 65 students
    2.5 miles
    220 Idlewood Road
    Rochester, NY 14618
  • Rochester
    Grades: K-6 | 107 students
    2.7 miles
    727 Westfall Rd
    Rochester, NY 14620

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