Benway School

Tel: (973)633-3837
  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH Private Special Education
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students77 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeBenway School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size7 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorHarry Carline

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, 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
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