Cornerstone Day School

1101 Bristol Rd,
Mountainside, NJ, 07092-0908
Tel: (908)543-0220
Grades: 7 - 12 | 45 students
Cornerstone Day School's goal is to return each student to the sending district for mainstream schooling or, if that is not possible, to enroll him or her in a less therapeutically intensive alternative school upon leaving Cornerstone.
For those students who come to us toward the end of high school, our goal is to prepare them for either a work or college environment after graduation.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Cornerstone Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Deron School Of Nj (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Arc Kohler School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holycross Christian Nursery School (0.8 miles away)
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  • Mountainside The Arc Kohler School
    Special Education School
    1137 Globe Ave
    Mountainside , NJ , 07092
    (908)518-0021
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    0.4  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Springfield Holycross Christian Nursery School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    639 Mountain Avenue
    Springfield , NJ , 07081
    (973)379-7160
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    0.8  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    756 E Broad St
    Westfield , NJ , 07090
    (908)232-7663
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    1.7  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Springfield St James The Apostle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    41 S Springfield Ave
    Springfield , NJ , 07081
    (973)376-5194
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Summit The Learning Circle
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    95 Morris Ave
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)273-7040
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    2  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 24, 2014 - Cornerstone is a special place that brings together all the moving parts that a parent of a special needs student otherwise has to coordinate on their own (school, psychiatrist, therapist. ..). In this environment, you as a parent, should still strive to stay involved, and provide feedback and observations from the home-front. There is a balance in working with kids with such needs, prioritizing what CAN be done, in order to accomplish what SHOULD be done. Our experience is that this is a place whose practices encourages positive behaviors and allows development toward a sustainable state through sensitivity to and awareness of IEP aspects that can get lost in a more mainstream environment. They do look to return students to the mainstream when they are ready to handle it. - Posted by Parent

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