The Gramon School

24 Dwight Place
Fairfield, NJ 07004-0700
Tel: (973)808-9555
Grades: 8-12 | 57 students
The Gramon School helps pupils with behavioral disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum disorders to acquire the skills, confidence and initiative necessary for them to learn, grow and assume their rightful positions within the mainstream of their schools and communities.
A "leading edge" school, Gramon provides every student with a personal computer and workstation with which he or she completes daily classwork in the context of a supportive, family-like atmosphere.
Each classroom is staffed by a certified special education teacher and two specially trained para-professionals.
These personnel meet as a team with social workers, reading, art and physical education teachers, and administrators weekly to review each student's progress.
Like its sister schools Glenview Academy and New Beginnings, Gramon regularly undergoes the rigorous self-study and self-renewal necessary to maintain accreditation by the Middlestates Association of Colleges and Schools.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Social/Emotional/Behavioral and Autistic Disabilities
Year Founded 1939

Student Body

Total Students 57 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Gramon School  Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Tuition is determined annually by the Division of Finance of the New Jersey Department of Education.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kim Saunders


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

School Notes

  • Approved by the New Jersey Department of Education as a day school for students with disabilities
  • Accredited by the Middle States Association
  • District funded tuition
  • Co-educational day school serving students from 12 through 21
  • For students with emotionally-based behavior and/or Autism Spectrum disorders
  • 1:4 Staff to Student ratio
  • Proactive, Positive Behavior System
  • Every student provided laptop computer
  • Each class makes use of iPads and SMART Boards
  • Full-time BCBA, social workers and support personnel
  • Affliated with Glenview Academy for elementary students with behavioral and learning disabiities and/or Autism Spectrum disorders.
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