Community High School

  • The Community High School in Teaneck, New Jersey servers both NJ & NY students and provides structured, small-group/one-to-one, multisensory, individually-tailored special education to bright children with an IEP, learning differences, ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and other health impairments.
  • Through small group instruction and innovative teaching, the school expose students to a wide range of information and activities available in the educational mainstream and ensure that all students excel and reach their individual potential.

School News

  • Visit our Website Blog - 03/26/2019 - Visit our Website Blog often for new stories from our high school and lower school.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Language-based Learning Difference
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students172 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Community High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size6 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorToby Braunstein


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Bowling, Cheering, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBowling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Billiards Club, Chess Club, Debate Club, Fishing Club, History Club, Homework Club, Radio Club, Spanish Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Computer Club, Drama Club, Drama productions, Newspaper Club, Photography Club, Poetry Out Loud

School Notes

  • Established In 1968, The Community (Lower) School and Community High School in Teaneck, New Jersey have been providing a structured, individually-tailored education to bright children with learning differences and attention deficits since beginning in a single room in 1968. 
  • Founded by Dr. Beatrice Lieben, Ph.D., The Community School has served children with learning and attentional disabilities for over 50 years. We strive to combine a quality education with a nurturing social experience to prepare our students for higher education and success in life.
  • More than 90% of our graduates attend colleges and universities. We are proud that the school`s primary goal continues to focus on allowing students to achieve the highest level of performance in the classroom commensurate with their individual abilities and talents.

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