Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon

The Forbush School at Glyndon is a nonpublic, twelve-month special education day school serving students ages two to 21 with primarily emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System, the school has two campuses in Reisterstown, MD, divided by either age or disability. Each of the programs provides a supportive and structured environment integrating specialized academic instruction, counseling, transition services, and behavioral modification specific to each student population.
By establishing a comprehensive, integrated school and psychiatric treatment approach, we are able to offer students and families in the Greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas the ability to attend one consistent special education program.
Our programs include: Elementary and Middle School Program, High School Program, and Autism Program.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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
Emotional and behavioral disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), among others

Student Body

Total Students
75 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
Sheppard Pratt School - Glyndon Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Our goal at The Forbush School at Glyndon is to provide therapeutic, co-educational programs and support services through a sequential curriculum of studies, utilizing the Baltimore County Public School Curriculum, the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards, and the Syracuse Community-Referenced Curriculum Guide. The staff seeks to develop the potential of each student in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional and physical development, in an effort to return the student to a less restrictive environment in a public school or adult setting as quickly as possible.
  • The Forbush School at Glyndon is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education as a The Forbush School at Glyndon is a Type I full-day Special Education and related services Kindergarten, Elementary School (Grades 1 through 8), Secondary School (Grades 9 through 12), and Nongraded (Ages 2 through 21) program for students with autism, emotional disability, multiple disabilities, other health impairment, and speech/language disability.
  • Our locations:
    • Glyndon Campus
      • 407 Central Avenue
      • Reisterstown, MD 21136
    • Hannah More Campus
      • 12039 Reisterstown Road
      • Reisterstown, MD 21136

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Great school. Dedicated staff and spacious, accommodating facilities. They endeavor to work with the families as well as the students in a meaningful, connected way to best facilitate the emotional, social, and educational growth of each student.
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5  
Great school about 17 years ago.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore County, MD is $12,719 for elementary schools and $19,012 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore County, MD is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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