Benway School

  • 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 Auditory, ensuring a high rate of student success.

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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
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students79 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
63%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Benway 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.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Cross Fit Training, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Jewerly Making, Movie Club, Photography, Woodshop

Club or Organization:
3-D Printing, Coding Club, Film Production, Laser Cutting, MakerSpace, Weight Training

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music

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
  • Z-Space (3-D Augmented Reality Learning)
  • SmartBoards

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