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.: 30%

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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