Stepping Stones School

The Arc of Essex County's Stepping Stones School is a private non-profit school, designed to meet the developmental and learning needs of children with cognitive impairments including children with Down syndrome.
Students are provided with the most up-to-date therapy and educational techniques to achieve their highest potential.
Stepping Stones offers support for children ages three to nine in preschool and primary settings.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.ASAH Private Special Education
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students30 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorSue Wilson
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    198

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