Laurel School Of Princeton, The

  • Grades 2-9, and expanding by a grade level each year through high school graduation
  • The Laurel School of Princeton is dedicated to ensuring that dyslexic children and those with other language-based learning differences become confident learners who are eager to demonstrate their individual strengths.
  • Early intervention takes advantage of the "neuroplasticity" of the brain, providing a strong foundation for learning.
  • We strive to inspire our students and equip them with the tools needed to achieve academic success.
  • We achieve this through a powerful combination of teaching methodologies and technology.
  • Our highly structured research-based instruction (including Wilson Reading and Orton Gillingham) enhances academic achievement, and also provides opportunities to nurture creative spirits.
  • As a specialized school, we individualize instruction to the unique learning challenges of our students.
  • We foster the exploration of student's strengths and talents both in and out of the classroom.
  • We believe it is critical to provide experiences that validate their individuality while building the confidence, self-esteem, and resiliency needed to become successful as adults.

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Laurel School Of Princeton, The places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
ASAH Private Special Education
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and other language based learning differences including ADHD
Year Founded2012
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesFull Program (5 weeks, full day) $5,000 (register by April 1st – $4,750)Half Day Mornings Only (5 weeks) $2800 (register by April 1st -$2,650)Mornings Only/Weekly Rate $650 (July 1-3, $400)Afternoon Only/Weekly Rate $400All Day/Weekly Rate $1,200 (includes recess and a supervised lunchtime)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students45 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeLaurel School Of Princeton, The Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Land's End School Catalog)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$39,500
Tuition NotesBefore-Care and After-School Programs are offered for an additional cost. Occupational and Speech Therapy are offered for an additional cost.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorKelly Dun
Admissions AssociateAlison Greenberg


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
STEM Activities

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Musical Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cross Country

School Notes

  • The Laurel School of Princeton is one of the leading schools for dyslexia and related learning differences in NJ. In order for Laurel School staff to best serve our student population and their families, we need to ensure that there is an appropriate match between a prospective student and our mission. The Laurel School is not able to offer placement to students with primary emotional and/or behavioral issues. Our special education school best serves students with a drive to succeed and a willingness to learn.

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