Oakwood School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (732)747-8746
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  • Oakwood School is a non-profit, non-sectarian New Jersey Private School for the Disabled.
  • The school serves adolescents age 12-21 in grades 6 through 12.
  • Twenty-Five school districts in Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Mercer and Union counties entrust Oakwood School to educate their special needs children.
  • Our primary population is learning and/or language impaired children with concomitant social or behavior issues.
  • Many of our students are school phobic, anxious and high functioning Autism.
  • Our nurturing program incorporates school-wide Collaborative Problem Solving, positive behavioral supports and token economies.
  • The teaching staff is highly qualified and our counseling support staff (2) are highly trained, and dedicated to enriching the lives of their students.
  • Our less than 3-1 staff/student ratio, combined with a small intimate setting, is conducive to maximizing learning and personal growth.
  • The school provides a safe, caring atmosphere that encourages students to develop their academic potential, self-control, and enhances their sense of self-esteem.
  • This blend of socialization experiences and academic programming maximizes the acquisition of basic skills in the N.J. Common Core Curriculum subjects, thereby enabling students to function as independently as possible upon graduation.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
ASAH Private Special Education
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Disabilities, High Functioning Asperger, School Phobic
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students38 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeOakwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size7 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,865
Tuition NotesWe accept private and public school tuition
Admissions DirectorRobert E. White, Ed.D.

School Notes

  • For over 36 years, Oakwood School has been meeting the educational, social and emotional needs of students with learning and emotional disabilities. Along with our Collaborative Problem Solving paradigm, our small, nurturing school incorporates school-wide positive behavioral supports and token economies. This is ideal for learning disabled students who have difficulty reaching their potential in departmentalized, large school environments. Oakwood School offers students:
  • - a small, safe, structured environment for middle school and high school students;
  • - a strong departmental/selfcontained academic program for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, behavior disorders, high functioning autism/Aspergers, school phobias, anxiety disorders, OCD, and mild to moderate ODD;
  • - a therapeutic setting with two counselors;  
  • - an experienced and highly qualified staff and administration;  
  • - 17 teachers and aides for 38 students (a less than 3-1 student to staff ratio); and 
  • - an emphasis on "Transitioning" into the post high school world, including vocational counseling, job placement and Brookdale Community College Fast Start enrollment.
  • For a complete overview of our school and programs, please visit our Web site: OakwoodSchool.net.
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
We consider Oakwood School to be a school of miracles. Our son refused to go to school and was miserable until we found Oakwood School. We now know what he looks like when he's happy. We especially liked feeling and seeing the encouragement, love, concern and respect your staff have for the students. You gave my husband and I the greatest gift in the world, you gave us our son back!
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