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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Benway School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
72 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 38%
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
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
18%
Average Class Size
6 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
900
Average ACT score
20
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Your sending district pays for your tuition.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Your sending district pays for your tuition.
Admissions Director
Danielle Bourne

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Community Service Projects, Cross Fit Training, Culinary Arts, Digital Media, Jewerly Making, Movie Club

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Music, Photography, Woodshop

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
  • Chromebooks
  • Z-Space (3-D Augmented Reality Learning)
  • Promethean Boards
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Passaic County, NJ is $8,208 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Passaic County, NJ is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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