Lorraine D Foster Day School

Educational programming at LDFDS is State-Approved and teachers are certified in Special Education.
An individualized educational plan (IEP) is developed for each student and short-term objectives are reviewed 8 times a year.
Students receive 4 report cards and 4 progress reports. Parents are expected to attend at least 3 formal conferences a year.
The Lorraine D. Foster Day School provides an educational program that meets the sending school's requirements for high school graduation.
It is the school's mission to empower students, enabling them to function as competent, responsible individuals who possess the ability to enrich their own lives and to contribute to the betterment of the world-at-large.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12

Student Body

Total Students13 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Lorraine D Foster Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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