Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children

  • Delaware Valley School for Exceptional Children is a small, private, non-profit organization which has been in existence for 34 years and whose primary function is to accommodate the educational, emotional and social needs of its students.
  • Our enrollment consists of 25 classified adolescents with 13 full-time staff members.
  • Teachers hold the appropriate special education certification and ancillary staff have accrued numerous years of experience in working with our clientele.
  • Our philosophy is predicated upon “Reality Therapy” in which students are held solely accountable for their actions.
  • In addition to a well-devised behavioral modification program, several supplementary strategies have been implemented to encourage a positive work ethic and appropriate demeanor.
  • Academically, our program offers the following beneficial factors: small group instruction; student-staff ratio of 2:1; positive reinforcement; modeling of learning strategies; short term organizational assistance; alternative teaching strategies; frequent encouragement; individual counseling; conflict resolution; peer mediation and structured environment.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students27 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    3.6 miles
    3800 E State Street Extension
    Trenton, NJ 08619
    (609) 587-4140
    3.6 PK-8
    261
  • Trenton
    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
    2.3 miles
    175 Leonard Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    (609) 586-3705
    2.3 9-12
    285
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    8.5 miles
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    (609) 499-2100
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    244
  • Lawrence Township
    Grades: PK-8
    5.9 miles
    34 Rossa Ave
    Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
    (609) 882-8077
    5.9 PK-8
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School Reviews

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Best School for kids with adhd I learned a lot from the teachers there even how to control my anger thank you to al the teachers that were there in when I was there 1996 to 1999
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