Cotting School

  • Mission: To enable students with special needs to achieve their highest learning potential and level of independence. Cotting School offers a continuum of services to support students and school professionals at Cotting School, HOPEhouse at Cotting School, and in public school settings across the state.
  • We create inclusive communities which foster academic achievement, skill development and social-emotional maturity.
  • We meet the unique needs of students with a broad spectrum of learning and communication disabilities, physical challenges and complex medical conditions by providing an array of integrated services. Learn more at cotting.org.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Cotting School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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