Benway School

Tel: (973)633-3837
previous
next
  • Benway School is a therapeutically-based state-approved program, grades 1 through 12 (Adult Transitions ages 18-21), for students with emotional, social, cognitive, and learning difficulties (SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI). The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey State Standards, and our highly-concentrated technology programs cater to the three modalities of learning: Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditoryensuring a high rate of student success.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH Private Special Education
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Benway School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Harry Carline

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoftballBasketballSoftball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Cross Fit Training, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Drama Club, Film Production, Jewerly Making, Movie Club, Music, Pet Care, Photography, Weight Training, Woodshop Art, Chess Club, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Drama Club, Jewerly Making, Movie Club, Music, Pet Care, Photography, Woodshop, Community Service Projects,
Cross Fit Training,
Film Production,
Weight Training,

School Notes

  • 21st Century Careers (2017 NAPSEC Award for Innovation and Leadership)
  • Transitions Program
  • Learners with Autism Program
  • Community Based Instruction
  • Art Programs
  • Music Programs
  • Individualized Learning
  • Small class size
  • Weekly therapy sessions
  • i-Pads
  • SmartBoards
  • Smart Tables
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mountain Lakes
    Craig School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 160 students
    11 miles
    10 Tower Hill Rd
    Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
    (973)334-1295
    112-12
    160
  • Fairfield
    Banyan Elementary School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 36 students
    6 miles
    12 Hollywood Ave
    Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (973)439-1919
    6K-8
    36
  • Wayne
    Clearview School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 42 students
    1.9 miles
    45 Urban Club Rd
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973)694-5900
    1.98-12
    42
  • Verona
    Grades: NS-9 | 71 students
    7.5 miles
    1 Sunset Ave
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973)509-3050
    7.5NS-9
    71
  • Ridgewood
    Windsor Bergen Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 72 students
    6.4 miles
    56 Passaic Street
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    (201)857-4785
    6.4PK-8
    72

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
May 26, 2017
When you apply for a position at a private school, you need to use a slightly different approach than you would use if you were applying for a sales job somewhere.
May 25, 2017
The admissions essay is an important part of your child's admissions profile. Noodle Pros essay expert Kate Fisher offers some valuable tips about writing the admissions essay.
May 25, 2017
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Wayne, NJ is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).