The Benedictine School

14299 Benedictine Lane
Ridgely, MD 21660
Tel: (410)634-2112
  • The Benedictine School is a co-ed day and residential school for individuals ages 5-21 with intellectual disabilities, autism and multiple disabilities.
  • Selected in 2011 as a"School of Excellence" by the National Association of Special Education Teachers, we supplement our comprehensive and well-intergrated educational and residential program with special services, including:psychological, social work, counseling, behavior management, vocational/transitional, speech/language, assistive technology, occupational/physical therapy, 24 hour nursing, medication management, library/media, art, computer training/lab, adaptive physical education, aquatics, home economics, and leisure education and training.
  • We address the needs of the "whole person" to maximize vocational and community living independence and to develop a contributing member of society.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1959
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
98%
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants, Benedictine School shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notesvaries per yr. and per services
Admissions DirectorHon Yin Eubanks
Admissions AssociateGail Newell

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, SwimmingBasketballSoccer,
Swimming

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.photography clu

School Notes

  • see our website at www.benschool.org
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