The Lorge School

Tel: (212)929-8660
Grades: K-9 | 185 students
The Lorge School is a special education program which serves the needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students.
Founded in 1961 by a group of parents who were advocating for the special needs of their children, the school has become a place where the staff provides a warm, nurturing environment.
The focus is on the strengths and talents of each student.
The goal is to concentrate on each student's unique learning style and to individualize the program in order to optimize learning and emphasize potential for academic, social and emotional growth.
All students receive individual and group counseling, provided by licenses Social Workers.
Where indicated in the Individual Education Plan, some students receive Speech and Occupational therapy.
A staff of specially trained individuals is available to assist in implementing behavior intervention plans where necessary.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 185 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Lorge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes board approved. tuition paid by dept of education
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Osman, MA. LCSW
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