The Bridge Academy

1958-B Lawrenceville Rd
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Tel: (609)844-0770
Grades: 3-12 | 70 students
The Bridge Academy is an independent school approved by the state of New Jersey for students with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia.
Our special education program serves students ages 8-18 of average or higher intellectual potential and is the only school in New Jersey accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.
The school's mission is to empower students with learning disabilities to bridge the gap between potential and performance.
Bridge Academy uses research-based, classroom-proven techniques taught by experienced professionals to help students thrive in school and achieve academic success.
Currently 65 students are enrolled from 32 school districts in New Jersey and from nearby towns in Pennsylvania.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. ASAH
Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
Grades Offered Grades 3-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Diagnosed Language-based, Dyslexia,
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 4 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $38,421
Admissions Director Susan Morris

School Notes:

  • The Bridge Academy educates and empowers students ages 8 to 18 with learning disabilities to reach their fullest potential through a comprehensive program which is developed around each child's individual needs.
  • The Orton-Gillingham approach/technique serves as the foundation of the language arts program utilizing a 3:1 student-staff ratio, while small group instruction spans across the curriculum.
  • Multi-sensory teaching techniques are employed to address individual learning styles as a way of establishing a supportive and nurturing environment to foster each student's academic and social growth. We provide a curriculum that includes language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art, music, physical education/health, computer applications, transitions, speech, counseling and occupational therapy, and the use of technology.
  • Students aged 14 and older are enrolled in a Career Orientations class designed to explore school to post school activities including post secondary education, vocational training and career exploration.
  • All content area curricula are aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards and follow the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Profile last updated: 08/11/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Lawrenceville School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Ann Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Ann Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lawrenceville
    Grades: PK-8 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    34 Rossa Ave
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Lawrence Township
    Grades: 9-12 | 817 students
    1.4 miles
    PO Box 6008, 2500 Main Street
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
  • Lawrence Township
    Notre Dame High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1298 students
    1.5 miles
    601 Lawrence Rd
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
  • Lawrence Township
    Grades: PK-K | 22 students
    1.5 miles
    129 Denow Road
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
  • Trenton
    Sister Georgine School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 10 students
    2 miles
    180B Ewingville Road
    Trenton, NJ 08638

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