The Glenholme School — Devereux Connecticut

81 Sabbaday Lane,
Washington, CT, 06793-0679
Tel: (860)868-7377
The Glenholme School combines a traditional boarding school experience and therapeutic atmosphere complemented by a positive, motivational program, devoted to 125 young people in grades 5 through post-graduate, who struggle with Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette's, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences.
The school offers challenging extracurricular activities designed to instruct students to achieve competence, socially and academically.
With an education program specifically designed on an individual basis to each young person's strengths, talents and abilities and based in strong character values, the graduates of Glenholme matriculate to colleges and universities and go on to meaningful careers.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Asperger
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 81 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies. Contact the admissions office for details.
Admissions Director David Dunleavy


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, TennisBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. LEO Club, Student Council, Student Leadership, Community Services, Chess Club, and much more. LEO Club, Chess Club, Student Council,
Student Leadership,
Community Services,
and much more.,

School Notes:

    • Positive Behavior Supports
    • Motivational Management
    • Self-Discipline Strategies
    • Social Coaching
    • Character Development
    • Relationship Mentoring
    • Multimedia Curriculum
    • Career Exploration
    • Private 110-acre campus
    • A center of Devereux

    Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Gunnery (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Washington Montessori School (3.9 miles away)
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  • Washington The Gunnery    
    99 Green Hill Rd
    Washington , CT , 06793
    1.4  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Washington Depot Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory
    Po Box 290
    Washington Depot , CT , 06794
    1.8  mi  |  1330  students  |  Gr.  2-12
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    Rumsey Hall School
    201 Romford Rd
    Washington Depot , CT , 06794
    2.1  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bethlehem The Woodhall School
    PO Box 550
    Bethlehem , CT , 06751
    2.9  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • New Preston Marble Dale Washington Montessori School
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    240 Litchfield Tpke
    New Preston Marble Dale , CT , 06777
    Montessori School
    3.9  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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