Anchored with Love ~ Learning for Life Understanding that all persons have a special gift to share, The Felician School strives to provide a quality educational program to prepare each of our students for their own journey of learning within a climiate of acceptance and respect. The Felician School has been serving students (ages 4-21) with special needs for over 40 years. Students are place by their districts at no cost to families.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Inquire with school
  • Students: 64 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Inquire with school
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Autism spectrum/Behavioral Disorders/Cognitive Impairment/Anxiety
Year Founded
1971
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
64 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Placed by local districts at no cost to families
Admissions Director
Rose Marie Smiglewski

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Photography Club, Walking Club, Yoga

Arts and Music Programs:
Bell Choir, Chorus, Rock Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls/Boys Sports Club

School Notes

  • The Felician School serves students with special needs including Autism Spectrum, Cognitive Impairment, Anxiety and Behavioral Disorders.  Our program is highly individualized focusing on Functional Academics, Social Awareness, Independent Living, and more.  Students are given necessary supports to develop their independence, each to their own potential.  We are forturnate to be located within a community which provides varied opportunties for Community-Based Instruction.  In addition we are affiliated with Felician University and Immaculate Conception High School on campus, as well as the Boys and Girls Club of Lodi. 
  • Recognized as a "School of Excellence" through NASET, The Felician School is a member of the Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH), Autism New Jersey (formerly COSAC), and works closely with Community Personnel Services, Inc. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, and Division of Developmental Disabilities (NJ Department of Human Services)

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Inquire with school
  • Students: 64 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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