The Monarch School of New England is a day school that serves children and young adults with significant disabilities, ages 5 to 21. Rooted in the belief that each child deserves an environment in which they can flourish, the Monarch School of New England designs programs based on the individual needs and capabilities of each student. Individualized programming maximizes student potential in the areas of academics, functional life skills, and vocational training.
The Monarch School of New England has two sites: Foss (elementary / middle school) and Williams (regional high school / vocational center).
All related services are integrated into the school day: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Behavior and Vision.
Each discipline works collaboratively to provide additional supports that may include aquautics, hippo therapy, horticulture, and recreation.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
all
Year Founded
1974
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
62 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is paid by the sending school district.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kate Sisneroz, Director of Education
Admissions Associate
Diane Bessey, Executive Direct

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Woodworking

Arts and Music Programs:
Art and Music Classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Special Olympics

School Notes

  • Vision Statement: The Monarch School of New England brings individuals with intellectual, physical, medical and behavioral disabilities into the mainstream of everyday life.
  • Our success is based on the belief that services can be more effectively provided through an integrated team approach and with a vast array of traditional and innovative programs.
  • Education is the basis for working with each child. Our curriculum aligns with the New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks, the Math and English / Language Arts Common Core Standards and Maine Learning Results.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

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I read a quote many years ago that I try to apply in everyday life ... the key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles. This quote certainly covers the Monarch School community. Everyone affiliated with this school is so dedicated to making goals happen for each kiddo.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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