Felician School For Exceptional Children
Felician School For Exceptional Children Photo #3 - Pre-School friendships - working together with Felician University Child Care Center
Felician School For Exceptional Children Photo #6 - Learning about the Winter Olympics in Transition 2 Class
Felician School For Exceptional Children Photo #7 - Elementary students learning about Mardi Gras during a Library Presentation.
Felician School For Exceptional Children Photo #8 - Beat Box workshop with Bergen PAC Performing Arts School
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.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Private Special Education Centers|
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Inquire with school|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Autism spectrum/Behavioral Disorders/Cognitive Impairment/Anxiety|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||64 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 29%
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|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Placed by local districts at no cost to families|
|Admissions Director||Rose Marie Smiglewski|
|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
- 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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