Hawthorne Country Day School

  • Hawthorne Country Day School's philosophy is that education works best for students and families when valid research findings from the fields of education and psychology, behavior analysis in particular, are constantly applied in the classroom.
  • Verbal behavior, academic literacy, reading, social skills, self-management and problem solving skills are all systematically taught via well researched, commercially available scripted curricula, as well as curricula developed in house by our teachers and behavior analysts.
  • Teacher remuneration is linked directly to their professional growth, which in turn is positively correlated with student learning.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten
Year Founded1984
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students244 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
69%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAnn Marie Babcock
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