The Calais School

45 Highland Ave
Whippany, NJ 07981-0798
Tel: (973)884-2030
Grades: PK-12 | 83 students
The Calais School is a leading private, non-profit provider of special education serving young people in grades Pre-K through 12Plus for over 40 years. The Calais Staff provide a safe and nurturning environment for students requiring innovative academic and behavoiral strategies provided in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 83 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Calais School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kristy Hartman
Admissions Associate Megan LoBue

School Notes

  • The Calais School is a private, non-profit school for students with learning disabilities in grades Pre-K  through 12Plus. Calais provides a safe, nurturing, and academically challenging environment in which young people learn to focus on their subject matter while developing new behaviors and academic strategies in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Success is achieved through: *Differentiated and integrated academic programs aligned with NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards *Behavior Modification Programs that encourage students to emply appopriate social problem solving and assertiveness skills *A Cognitive/Behavorial Counseling team that provids emotional support and cognitive strategies for dealing with stressful issues and situations *Learning Consultants who provides IEP supervision and consultations with teachers and child study teams to ensure the use of individualize and differentiated intruction *Speech and Language specialists to address the basic skills of language and social skills development *Reading Specialists to assist students with specific reading difficulties *Career and Technical Education Programs that provide career path training *A Transition Education Program to provide career exploration opportunities
  • *Full and Half-Day Pre School Programs for 3 & 4 Year Olds with Special Needs
  • * A 12+ Program for those students who need the gift of more time
  • * Animal Assisted Therapy
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The average private school tuition in Morris County, NJ is $10,998 for elementary schools and $14,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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