The Norman Howard School

275 Pinnacle Road,
Rochester, NY, 14623-0146
Tel: (585)334-8010
Grades: 5 - 12 | 128 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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Norman Howard School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

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
    • 1 Librarian
    • 1 Coordinator of Instructional Technology

    Profile last updated: 01/31/2013

Nearby 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 The Harley School (3.3 miles away)
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