Westbridge Academy

Tel: (973)429-8110
Grades: K-12 | 90 students
The mission of Westbridge Academy is to help students reach their full potential as educated and self-reliant members of society by strengthening academic and social skills through a comprehensive program of therapeutic and educational intervention.
Westbridge Academy's goal is for youngsters to return to their public schools, go on to receive vocational training, or continue with their post-secondary studies.
The school's greatest strength is its highly competent and dedicated professional staff who blend a variety of educational and therapeutic strategies, based on current best practices in the fields of special education and psychology.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition paid by sending school districts
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