Holmstead School

  • Holmstead students between the ages of 13 and 18 possess high intellectual potential but have been unable to achieve successfully in traditional school settings.
  • The Holmstead School provides an educational and therapeutic milieu, which emphasizes innovative and flexible education for bright adolescents who need to be challenged in order to change their motivation and performance.
  • Students at Holmstead who are finding both academic success and behavioral growth are encouraged to remain in the program through their senior year.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH Private Special Education
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students79 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeHolmstead School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size5 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $8,561 for elementary schools and $18,128 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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